Singapore's Around the World in 7 Days Fundraiser resources

The Atlas Foundation has joined forces with the RAF Policy Rugby team (aka The Flying Pigs) in a challenge to virtually circumnavigate the Globe. While the government is providing medical support and food for migrant workers in Singapore, they are isolated from their families and the outside world.  To provide some support to these people, we will be using donations to Atlas Asia in the #ATW7 challenge to provide some extra support to those workers. Read more

Volunteering

Help the Atlas Foundation support kids in the Kibera slum in Nairobi through teaching assisstance and rugby coaching. Experience the warmth of African kindness, and work alongside our full-time teacher to deliver education, food and sport to the kids in the Kibera slum. With volunteering opportunities from 2 weeks to 3 months, this is a great opportunity for anyone to get involved in helping some of the poorest children on earth to thrive. Read more

Alicia Phillips

Alicia is currently a Business Management student at the University of Manchester and having been brought up in a sporting household, Alicia is a passionate sports woman. Atlas are proud to have the late Mark Phillip's children, James and Alicia on board as Honorary Development Officers while they manage the Mark Phillips Memorial Fund. Read more

James Phillips

Mark, James’ father was a main supporter of the Atlas Foundation from its foundation until his passing on January 1st, 2020 after his 8 year battle with cancer. Through the creation of the Mark Phillips Memorial Fund, James along with his family, are determined that Mark’s legacy and support of the work Atlas does across the world continues through the game of rugby. They look to support Atlas projects in both Kenya and Argentina as the family have connections to these areas. Read more

Basic Medical Supplies resources

When Coronavirus hits the slums and shanty towns in which our kids live the impact will be devastating. Many have no access to clean water for washing or drinking, no money to buy basic medicines like paracetamol that could reduce a temperature and save a life. Social isolation is impossible. Many have lost parents to AIDS and live with a grandparent. Read more

Argentina Salta resources

Rugby en Los Barrios Read more

Cambodia Kampuchea Balopp resources

Ben Nicholson approved from Nicholson Memorial Fund - will work in partnership with Soulcial Trust Read more

South Africa SARLA resources

Overberg, Atlantis, Johannesburg Read more

Morocco & Madagascar resources

Rugby coach development and teacher training in Morocco and Madagascar Read more

Tag Rugby Trust resources

Female empowerment project, capital grant for female changing rooms and education centre at Harare Sports Club Read more

KRDA Bus & Mobile Classroom resources

KRDA to own, run and maintain - six days a week classroom - Sundays and evenings rugby transport Read more

Bhubesi Pride Malawi resources

Lilongwe pitch and changing facilities Read more

Project Zulu resources

ATLAS is collaborating with Project Zulu to provide a rugby pitch, changing rooms and toilets for Sithobelumthetho Primary School in the Madadeni Township in KwaZulu-Natal. Read more

Female Inspiration Through Rugby in Zimbabwe resources

Providing positive personal, social and developmental opportunities to young women and girls aged 13-18. Read more

Nyumbani Kenya resources

Nyumbani Village offers education, support and shelter to 1000 children orphaned or otherwise affected by HIV and aids. Read more

Boots to Botswana resources

Thanks to the generosity of supporters at the Jason Leonard Annual Dinner in 2017, plus Neil Blewitt, Atlas hero, who was awarded a £1000 prize for his exceptional charity work, Atlas was able to purchase 600 pairs of boots . Initially intended for children in Botswana, the support was so generous that we were able to buy boots for children in Kenya, Zimbabwe, India and South Africa too Read more

KRDA Kenya resources

At the invitation of the McGreevy family, ATLAS Foundation Chairman, Jason Leonard and CEO, Sally Pettipher, attended the launch of the Kings Rugby Development Academy in April 2017. Read more

SKRUM resources

Swaziland has the highest rate of HIV/AIDS in the world, with 28% of the population infected. SKRUM’s mission is to reduce these figures and offer hope to the youth of Swaziland. We use the game of rugby to engage children, at the same time educating the about HIV/AIDS, inspiring better leadership in communities, raising awareness of gender violence and promoting the benefits of school and education. Read more

Jungle Crows - Khelo Rugby resources

The Atlas Foundation supports The Jungle Crows with the Khelo Rugby project in 35 locations in Kolkata and North Bengal, benefiting nearly 2000 children each week. Read more

Memphis Inner City Rugby resources

The Memphis Inner City Rugby project works in one of the most deprived neighbourhoods in the US, turning out some great kids, keeping them from gangs, drugs and early pregnancies, and giving them an academic and athletic future. Read more

Les Enfantes de L'Ovale resources

Les Enfants de L'Ovale training teachers to be rugby coaches, and rugby coaches to be teachers. Read more

India All Schools resources

ATLAS, in partnership with Sliders-UK, established an active schools programme across Delhi, with a full time coach based at the Delhi Hurricanes. This project is now mature enough, with demonstrable positive impact on children's lives, that a number of other charities have commissioned coaching from the Hurricanes and expanded the rugby work across the city. Read more

Lesotho All Schools resources

Working with the Lesotho Rugby Academy, Atlas will expand the successful LRA programme from 10 weeks to an all year round "All Schools" programme. Read more

South Africa All Schools resources

The South Africa All Schools programme is working with 11 schools in three townships in Cape Town and Johannesburg. This is delivered by the South Africa Rugby Legends Association and works with boys and girls of secondary school age. Read more

Cambodia All Schools resources

The Cambodia All Schools programme works with children in poor schools in Siem Reap. The programme works with both the able bodied and those in wheelchairs and our grant has enabled the programme to purchase 12 wheelchairs for their participants as well as paying for coaches in schools in the poorest areas of the country. Read more

Argentina All Schools resources

The Argentina All Schools programme is working with 6 clubs and 20 schools in the suburbs surrounding Buenos Airies where there are a number of shanty towns, issues of poor education and health, and high crime and unemployment rates. Read more

Israel All Schools resources

Rugby in Israel is not a well know sport, but the focus of this project on peace and reconciliation has made it noteworthy beyond the pitch. Atlas is working with a number of private donors to bring rugby to schools in mixed communities. The values of rugby, with fierce opposition on the pitch, but strong fellowship off the pitch, is an important tool to break down traditional mistrust between different religious and racial groups in the country. Read more