10 January 2014 Last updated at 12:15 GMT

Coach Stanley Gene returns to Papua New Guinea

BBC Look North catches up with Hull KR and Gateshead Thunder coach Stanley Gene as he returns to his native Papua New Guinea to provide aid to remote and deprived areas of his native country.

Gene has lived in England since joining the Robins in 1996 and also turned out for Hull FC, Huddersfield and Bradford during his playing career.

Pictures courtesy of Stanley Gene Foundation.