BWB Africa

FIBA - BWB had huge impact

GENEVA (Basketball Without Borders) - Since its inaugural year in 2001, Basketball without Borders has taken place on four continents, featured more than 120 players, coaches and team personnel from 29 different teams as camp coaches for more than 700 young athletes from 96 different countries and territories.

For a detailed list of number of players and countries involved please check here.

In addition, the program has reached countless others through its community relations outreach efforts in each region.  As part of Basketball without Borders, five Reading & Learning Centers have been opened outside the United States and Canada.

Centers are located at Vila Olimpica de Jornalista Ary de Carvalho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the Escuela Benjamín Zorrilla Distrito Escolar in Buenos Aires, Argentina,  the Hui Lei School in Beijing, China and at Ithuteng Trust and at SKY Trust in Johannesburg, South Africa.  

Basketball without Borders is an instructional camp for young players and is designed to promote friendship, understanding and education through sport. The camp is organized by FIBA and the NBA in cooperation with national federations and regional offices of the NBA and FIBA.

For further information please go here.