Saturday, February 20, 2010
Former boxer helps the kids of Ghana
For the poor children of Ghana sport is one of the only outlets and former welterweight boxing champion, Ricky Porter now works tirelessly with the charity, Sonibron Educational Trust appealing to local clubs and Swindon, people to donate their second-hand football boots, to be sent to Ghana. Since 2005 Porter has collected football and netball strips, books and educational material, as well as vital supplies which are sends to the Elmina district. Swindon’s Green Standards Trust have donated ‘school-in-a-box’,a ready-made educational pack which includes basic school supplies. Ricky’s next project is get boxing equipment out to the children at Cape Coast in Ghana.