Shamas Rugby is a sport for development organization that uses
rugby to promote the holistic development of underprivileged
children and youth. In doing so, Shamas Rugby supports the
attainment of child rights, and the UN Sustainable Development
We are always there for underprivileged children and youth; providing them with skills necessary to lead better and more fulfilling lives.
Shamas Rugby Foundation has 9 years of experience in working with underprivileged children
AREAS OF FOCUS
We pride ourselves in focusing on the holistic development of a child by giving attention to;
Physical Development- Through Rugby
Psychological Support - Through Counselling
Academic Development- Through Scholarships
Social Development- Through Life Skills
We work in 5 areas in Nairobi and Kiambu Counties (Mathare, Kibera, Kangemi and BTL in Ruiru area) .We reach over 2'000 boys and girls registered with us with a ratio of 55% boys and 45% girls.
We have nurtured a culture that believes in the following values Integrity - We promote honesty. We don’t cheat.
Humility - We never forget where we came from.
Teamwork - We achieve more when we work together.
Inclusiveness – Everyone is welcome, on any basis.
Resilience - We TRY, we FAIL, we TRY AGAIN.
Take Control! is SRF’s key program under the Character Building and Resilience pillar. The program aims at empowering primary school pupils (boys and girls, aged 10-15), through life skills training camps held during school holidays.
Working had never been so interesting. I enjoyed every bit of the tasks that I did despite having no professional expertise. This was made possible by the family that I worked with. It would be so mean of me if I don't mention these people who made SRF my home away from home.
CHANGING LIVES WITH SCRUMS AND TRIES.