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! Read more

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. Read more

How will you help us on #GivingTuesday?

It’s #GivingTuesday and the start of the Big Give #ChristmasChallenge!  Donate today to have your donations doubled by Big Give - meaning you will have twice the impact for children in Eswatini! Read more

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. Read more

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. Read more

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! Read more

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. Read more

Tiziano's story

Extreme poverty, unemployment, and problems with addiction in the community make life difficult for Tiziano. With the help of Virreyes Rugby Club, and the support of his community, things are beginning to look up for Tiziano, and he now is able to see a way towards for a better future. Read more

Felix's Story

Meet Felix, who faces harsh prejudice and discrimination due to his albinism. Felix struggles to cope with these challenges, but with the help of Bhubesi Pride Foundation's Reconnect program, things are changing for Felix. He no longer faces discrimination from the other kids, and he has made great friends from the program. Felix is much happier and more confident thanks to BPF and is becoming a great rugby player! Read more

Study Cat kicks off at Khelo!

Atlas is working with Study Cat to provide children at Khelo rugby with essential technology to improve their education. This programme is a game changer and is making education accessible for these children. With your continued support we can continue to provide more children with life changing opportunities like this! Read more

Women’s Barbarians join The Atlas Foundation to inspire the next generation

The Women’s Barbarians joined The Atlas Foundation at Ocean View High School for a coaching day ahead of their South African test. The Baabaas and kids shared skills, stories and an unexpected lesson in hurling from their Irish contingent. The girls at Ocean View and Masiphumelele were inspired by the Baabaas and were exhilarated to spend some time with female rugby role models. Read more

James' Story

When James joined Star* he was struggling in school, and was in Alternative Provision. The support James has from Star* has changed his life, helping to go back to mainstream school, and gain a 100% sports scholarship to a prestigious independent school! Read more

The Atlas DigiBus continues to help children thrive!

The Atlas DigiBus is helping an extra 1300 children per month in Langa, Cape Town with their computer lessons and this is leading to remarkable improvements in their English, Maths and coding skills!  The Atlas Digibus gives these children valuable opportunities for growth and development, providing them with the chance to thrive! Read more

Jean's Story

Jean lives in rural Lilongwe, where education, health, and food are luxuries that many children sadly don’t have access to. Regrettably, these are not the only difficulties Jean faces, as she is bullied by other kids, causing her to feel isolated and lonely. Atlas and Bhubesi Pride Foundation are helping Jean through the Reconnect program, where children learn key life skills. Jean is now happier and healthier thanks to the program! Read more

Maxwell's Story

After Maxwell's mother died, he had an extremely difficult and unhappy childhood, experiencing unimaginable torture and child labour. Thanks to KRDA and Atlas, this is changing, and Maxwell is no longer living in these awful conditions. The coaches at KRDA are helping Maxwell at school, and he is already happier and looking forward to his future. Read more

South Africa Golf Day Success!

The recent annual golf day for Atlas South Africa was a great success and raised valuable funds for our projects across South Africa! Read more

Charles' Story

Charles lives in Kibera, the largest slum in Africa. Our partners, King Rugby Development Academy, have brought happiness, education and sport into Charles' life. Read more

Ke Mardy's Story

When his parents could no longer handle his care, Ke Mardy was placed into an NGO at 14 years old. Our partner, Kampuchea Balopp, use sport for inclusivity and now Ke Mardy welcomes others with disabilities to feel less alone. Read more

Nico's Story

From shanty towns in Buenos Aires, to hot meals and hope; The Atlas Foundation is giving Nico a chance to thrive in Argentina through education and health check-ups Read more

Zola's story

When Atlas first met Zola, she was stuck in a community of crime, drugs, and inequality. Now she stands in the face of adversity, captaining the school rugby team and empowering more young girls to stand up for themselves Read more

Mission Accomplished at the URC!

Mission Accomplished with Atlas USA at the URC! Atlas USA held the Urban Rugby Championships last week, which was a great success, despite the rain. The children all enjoyed the experience, and told us how they had made new friends, and had a chance to get out of their comfort zone. Some even described it as the time of their lives! Read more

International Mother Language Day

On International Mother Language Day, we are celebrating how the Atlas DigiBus is transforming children's lives, and giving them better opportunities for the future. Through teaching English, the Atlas DigiBus is allowing children who previously only spoke their indigenous language the ability to access education, and is providing them with the chance to thrive! Read more

Kampuchea Balopp KB Day!

Atlas partner, Kampuchea Balopp held their first KB day of the year, sharing the themes of gender equality, social inclusion, and disability! Read more

International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

On International Day for Zero Tolerance of FGM we are sharing how our local partner in Kenya, Team Talk, are working to empower girls and educate children to stop this harmful process and the misogynistic attitudes that many young girls sadly experience #EndFGM Read more