Advantage Africa is a niche charity which helps those who experience extreme poverty and exclusion in the most deprived areas of Africa. Salmon has been supporting the charity since 2006 and this year donated £58,770 to continue to support and encourage the invaluable difference Advantage Africa makes to lives.
Working in some of the most deprived areas in Kenya and Uganda, Advantage Africa helps local charities and organizations provide sustainable and practical aid to some of the most disadvantaged children and adults in the world, aiming to tackle not only hunger and poverty but prejudice and exclusion of as a result of disability and HIV/AIDS. Read more »
Salmon employee, Perry Gascoine is one of the 6 referees from Great Britain selected to referee blind football at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. The Paralympic Games is the second largest sporting event in the world and Perry will move into the Paralympic Village on 28th August to lend his expertise to the Games. We simply had to ask…
How did you become a referee of blind football?
I referee on the FA National Futsal League and was introduced to the possibility of doing a blind conversion course in 2009. I was impressed by the skill level and jumped at the chance. I attended the international referee seminar in February 2010, I was selected to officiate at various home internationals. Then I was offered the opportunity to officiate at the 2010 World Championships in Hereford organised by IBSA (International Blind Sports Federation). It just went on from there really! Read more »