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Momentum to support Alviro Petersen Challenge in aid of the Alviro Petersen Foundation

Posted on 10th July 2014  

Top order international cricketer and Protea opening batsman Alviro Petersen has announced a partnership with financial services provider Momentum in support of the Alviro Peterson Foundation. Momentum will sponsor the Alviro Petersen Challenge to be played in October between Port Elizabeth schools, Gelvandale and Otto Du Plessiss High Schools.

The Alviro Peterson Foundation, founded in 2013 was born out of Alviro’s commitment to improve and effect positive change in his local community. After playing UK county cricket with Glanmorgan, Alviro made his way home after being re-selected for the Proteas at the start of 2012. This provided the ideal opportunity for Alviro to use his success and local prominence to establish a foundation in his name.

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Giving Kids an Opportunity...

Posted on 1st June 2014

Some people have never had the opportunity nor means to travel to another city, some have never experienced a world outside a community called Gelvandale in Port Elizabeth, while others have simply dreamt of such experiences.

The Alviro Petersen Foundation however has ensured that Fontein Primary School pupils have experienced all of these things, when they  sponsored the school tour to Jeffreys Bay from 16-18 May 2014

Sixty pupils, accompanied by the headmaster and other teachers went on the tour to Pellsrus Primary School, where they competed in several sporting activities including soccer, rugby, cricket, netball and chess.

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Alviro's Foundation

Alviro Petersen is committed to the development and empowerment of disadvantaged communities. The Alviro Petersen Foundation is a registered non-profit organization and invest in projects that focus on education and community upliftment.

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Alviro has swapped Somerset for Sri Lanka for his latest blog - July 2014

‘I said goodbye to my Somerset team mates at Heathrow and flew from England out to Dubai where I met up with three of my team mates, Dean Elgar and the two new faces to our test squad, Stiaan Van Zyl and Dane Piedt.

From there we caught a flight to Colombo and arrived at about 9am the morning of the 12th July.

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