Atlas Asia launch their Mixed Ability Rugby programme!

Following the successful pilot in 2022, we have continued our focus in Singapore on support for children with intellectual and physical disabilities. The Mixed Ability Rugby concept brings the joys and benefits of team sport to children who otherwise are not included.

Tiarisha’s Story

Tiarisha Maritz was born in one of the poorest communities in Gauteng, Reiger Park, where many children grow up in poverty and without an education, and girls face severe gender inequality and violence. With the continued support of GWRI, she has been able to attend University, and hopes to one day play as a Springbok!

Esther’s Story

On International Day for Sport for Development and Peace we are celebrating Esther at Bhubesi Pride Foundation who is helping girls in Malawi overcome the challenges of menstrual poverty. Read Esther’s Story to learn how BPF supports girls like Esther through sport and education.

Empowering young people at the Urban Rugby Championships!

Over 230 kids from minority and under-resourced communities across America came together for the 2024 Urban Rugby Championships in Washington DC. The URC is an incredible opportunity for these kids and shows the transformative impact rugby has in empowering and inspiring disadvantaged young people!

TackleLondon launch event

On March 8th, 2024, TackleLondon’s representatives from three charities participated in a rugby coaching session led by MRRF at Meridian High School, Croydon.  Our event was honoured by the presence of local Croydon MP Sarah Jones and Stephen Akinsanya, Barrister and Community Lead actively bringing awareness of knife crime. Both individuals recognise the transformative potential of TackleLondon in the local community and schools.

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Atlas Asia launch their Mixed Ability Rugby programme!

Atlas Asia launch their Mixed Ability Rugby programme!

Following the successful pilot in 2022, we have continued our focus in Singapore on support for children with intellectual and physical disabilities. The Mixed Ability Rugby concept brings the joys and benefits of team sport to children who otherwise are not included.

read more
Tiarisha’s Story

Tiarisha’s Story

Tiarisha Maritz was born in one of the poorest communities in Gauteng, Reiger Park, where many children grow up in poverty and without an education, and girls face severe gender inequality and violence. With the continued support of GWRI, she has been able to attend University, and hopes to one day play as a Springbok!

read more
Esther’s Story

Esther’s Story

On International Day for Sport for Development and Peace we are celebrating Esther at Bhubesi Pride Foundation who is helping girls in Malawi overcome the challenges of menstrual poverty. Read Esther’s Story to learn how BPF supports girls like Esther through sport and education.

read more
Empowering young people at the Urban Rugby Championships!

Empowering young people at the Urban Rugby Championships!

Over 230 kids from minority and under-resourced communities across America came together for the 2024 Urban Rugby Championships in Washington DC. The URC is an incredible opportunity for these kids and shows the transformative impact rugby has in empowering and inspiring disadvantaged young people!

read more
TackleLondon launch event

TackleLondon launch event

On March 8th, 2024, TackleLondon’s representatives from three charities participated in a rugby coaching session led by MRRF at Meridian High School, Croydon.  Our event was honoured by the presence of local Croydon MP Sarah Jones and Stephen Akinsanya, Barrister and Community Lead actively bringing awareness of knife crime. Both individuals recognise the transformative potential of TackleLondon in the local community and schools.

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International Women’s Day!

International Women’s Day!

Today is International Women’s Day! Find out how you can help girls growing up in under resourced areas, who face poverty and abuse in their daily lives. Give just £10 today to help empower these girls to believe in themselves!

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Soknov’s Story

Soknov’s Story

On #InternationalWomensDay we are celebrating Soknov Keo, a coach at Kampuchea Balopp, who believes that rugby has the power to transform lives and uplift disadvantaged children!

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Help kids at TackleLondon in the Sporting Chance Prize Draw!

Help kids at TackleLondon in the Sporting Chance Prize Draw!

TackleLondon helps children overcome Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE’s) and trauma through regular rugby training sessions, giving them weekly contact with a healthy role model, and a reliable trusted adult in their coaches. Bringing them into the rugby community gives them a sense of purpose and belonging that is crucial to overcoming the challenges associated with ACE’s. Enter the Sporting Chance Prize Draw today for just £10 to help these kids!

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Support our newest project TackleLondon!

Support our newest project TackleLondon!

Today sees the launch of TackleLondon, our sports mentoring initiative in partnership with star* scheme and The Matt Ratana Rugby Foundation. By empowering young Londoners to overcome trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences, we hope to create transformative change for these children.

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Israel Co-existence program holds joint Tag rugby tournament!

Israel Co-existence program holds joint Tag rugby tournament!

The Israel co-existence program recently held a joint Tag rugby tournament for friendship, resilience and co-existence with 5 schools in Haifa. All the pupils, from across different backgrounds, displayed excellent sportsmanship, showing how rugby is a powerful tool to bring together different communities.

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Queen’s Story

Queen’s Story

Queen’s life has transformed thanks to the program at Bhubesi Pride. Find out how BPF have helped Queen go from being shy and scared for her future, to a confident young women who wants to uplift herself and her community!

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Kids at Masi are inspired at a recent rugby game!

Kids at Masi are inspired at a recent rugby game!

The kids at Masi recently went to a professional rugby game, where they were able to see their heroes in action. Many of the kids dream of playing rugby professionally, so having the chance to see a professional game was a great opportunity for the kids, and inspired...

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Help our partners SKRUM on World Aids Day!

Help our partners SKRUM on World Aids Day!

Help our partners SKRUM give children a life free from fear of HIV/AIDS by donating today! Eswatini has the highest rates of HIV/AIDS in the world, but with the help of SKRUM, infection rates are finally falling.

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Malindzisa’s Story

Malindzisa’s Story

SKRUM’s has a life long impact on many children, and has transformed Malindzisa’s life for the better. The lessons SKRUM teaches have shown Malindzisa that he can have a healthy and happy future, despite extremely high rates of HIV/AIDS that plague his community. Malindzisa now wishes to give back to his community, by
training as a rugby coach with SKRUM, and studying medicine at university!

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Girly’s Story

Girly’s Story

SKRUM is helping Girly see a way towards a brighter future, despite the daily challenges Girly faces in a deep-rooted patriarchal culture, where gender inequality and violence are sadly far too common. With your help, SKRUM are able to educate girls in Eswatini on female rights, and health and hygiene, empowering them to take control of their futures.

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Join us in the Big Give Christmas Challenge!

Join us in the Big Give Christmas Challenge!

Atlas is participating in the Big Give Christmas Challenge – where your donations have double the impact! Join us during the Big Give to help our partners in Eswatini, SKRUM, help young girls and boys overcome the challenges of HIV/AIDS and a repressive patriarchal culture that stops children believing they can have a better future.

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Gina’s Story

Gina’s Story

Gina’s life changed forever when she came to the Gauteng Women’s Rugby Institute. Through rugby and academics, Gina is able to grow and, for the first time, she can see a way for a better future. Read more to see how the GWRI is giving Gina a chance to thrive.

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Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation visits Atlas South Africa!

Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation visits Atlas South Africa!

Atlas South Africa were honoured to host the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation and the U16s Rugby Monaco team to join us in a 3-day rugby programme. Playing against the kids at Ocean & Masi High, followed by a visit to our Atlas DigiBus, the visit was enjoyed by all, and saw some exceptional rugby!

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