Piketberg is a farming community on the Cape-Namibia-Route. There are only limited activities for kids after school available. In January 2018 we introduced the first time handball at a children sports day to the community. (more…)Read More
Saturday in Stellenbosch, Idas Valley, you can hear excited voices in the near distance, loud music and now and then the sound of a whistle. If one expects to see now netball or soccer, one will be surprised: The first ever PLAY HANDBALL Junior Cup took place on Saturday, the 24th February 2018 from 9am to 4pm in Stellenbosch. (more…)Read More
„My experience as a handball volunteer!”
Cape Town, 2018-02-08: Simon is since 4 month a volunteer with PLAY HANDBALL ZA in partnership with Learning in Reach in Lavender Hill, a disadvantage area in the Cape Flats of Cape Town. He is teaching Handball at 4 Primary Schools (Zerilda Park, Hillwood, Levana, Prince George). (more…)Read More
Get your exclusive PLAY HANDBALL CALENDAR 2018 as a thank you for your donation of 25 € or more! And furthermore with your #donation you #help us to give young people in #Africa a perspective with #handball. The #calendar shows 12 moments of the PLAY HANDBALL Supercup series in South Africa. (more…)Read More
Cape Town, 2017-10-18
The PLAY HANDBALL Supercup is unique in its kind and is the first Handball & Environmental Tournament Series in South Africa. PLAY HANDBALL ZA (PHZA) will launch with this year’s tournaments their educational training manual that combines environmental education with sport “PLAY FAIR for the Environment”. (more…)Read More
Michael, you visited the organisation Play Handball in Cape Town in South Africa at the beginning of this year. What was your motivation to do so, and how did you get in touch?
Michael Haaß: I planned to make holidays with my wife in Cape Town. I was curious and looked up in the internet: Cape Town, South Africa and Handball. One of the first matches was the handball project of Nicola Scholl (Play Handball/Red.). I read about it and found it directly amazing and a very commendable dedication. I wrote to the organisation and told them that I will be in Cape Town and would like to see it. (more…)Read More
Looking for volunteers for a kick-off in Kenya
Cape Town, 2017-02-14
Established already in South Africa and now also in Kenya: PLAY HANDBALL.
Handball is well-known in Kenya and part of school sports in elementary-school, but many public schools lack knowledge about the sport, coaches and equipment. PLAY HANDBALL will help to close these gaps. (more…)Read More
Cape Town / South Africa, 05.12.2016
The 1st climate-neutral handball tournament series in South Africa is aiming to reach out with sport to the youth, bring kids from various schools and cultural backgrounds together and to educate them at the same time about the environment. PLAY HANDBALL ZA hosted the 1st PLAY HANDBALL SuperCup on the 24th of April 2016, 9am-5pm at the German International School in Tamboerskloof, Cape Town. Over 600 youth in twenty-two youth teams in three age categories from Cape Town up to Franschhoek participated in this educational tournament; the groups were Primary School Mix U14, High School Girls U16 and High School Boys U 16. (more…)Read More
Cape Town, 2016-09-26
PLAY HANDBALL ZA (PHZA) will be hosting the PLAY HANDBALL SuperCup on the 29th of October 2016, in Johannesburg and on the 19th of November in Cape Town, supported by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS).
PHZA is a sports and development organisation founded in 2013 in South Africa and is using handball to create positive change for children and communities. We are providing the knowledge on how to implement Handball in schools and how to combine it with life skills. We aim to support community based organisations and schools with equipment and volunteers to implement this approach. (more…)Read More