Happy National Girls and Women in Sports Day!
From Argentina to Zimbabwe, children from the poorest towns and slums can be sure of practical support and friendship, as well as guidance through the core rugby values of integrity, hard work and respect. Whether you visit a youth centre, experience Atlas at school, in your community, or are a part of a rugby initiative, you can expect to develop the skills that enable you to work hard for yourself, and give you the support you need to thrive.
How does one think of turning a London City Bus into a Mobile Digital Classroom? We ask Simon Shaw MBE, the brains behind the DigiBus, exactly where his idea came from.
It's been wonderful to see Team Talk Kenya being allowed back into schools, after time away due to Covid-19.
Set up by Ben Nicholson in memory of his wife Anita and their two children Alex and Annabel who tragically lost their lives in the Sri Lanka bombings on Easter Sunday 2019.
It was an exciting week last week for Atlas in Kenya, as the fantastic progress made by the Mobile Classroom caught the attention of Kenyan national news network, Citizen TV.
In 2014 Lincoln Mali set up a rugby festival for Township schools in and around Port Elizabeth. The ambition was to establish a lasting legacy for his rugby loving father, to reinvigorate interest in local rugby, to provide support and incentives to keep young people in education and to make a beneficial connection to their communities.
Delayed due to COVID, Simon Shaw will embark on a mad cap adventure to deliver a bus converted to a mobile classroom and clubhouse for the kids in the Kibera Slum in Kenya.
We are absolutely delighted to announce that the Saracens and England lock, Maro Itoje, has been elected to the Board of Trustees. As an Atlas Foundation Trustee Maro will be legally responsible, as a Board Director, for charitable compliance and will work with the other Trustees to set the strategic direction of the charity, ensuring that Atlas fulfils its vision and mission.