• SHAMAS RUGBY FOUNDATION

    CHANGING LIVES WITH SCRUMS AND TRIES.

  • RUGBY CLINICS

    We conduct weekend rugby clinics
    in 5 settlements
    in Nairobi and Kiambu.

  • RUGBY IN SCHOOLS

    We reach over 2,000 boys and girls weekly
    in 28 primary and secondary schools.

  • EDUCATION

    We provide academic scholarships
    for Secondary School and University
    to our most deserving students.

  • COMMUNITY WELFARE

    Our pride lies in the prosperity of
    the families and communities
    we work with.

  • CHARACTER BUILDING

    We help children build their confidence
    and develop a character that
    promotes resilience.

WELCOME TO SHAMAS RUGBY FOUNDATION

Changing lives with scrums and tries.Shamas Rugby Foundation uses the sport of rugby and its founding values to bring social change to children and youth living in urban slums in Nairobi, Kenya.

Who we are

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 Goals.
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OUR MISSION

To use rugby to promote character building, education and employability. In doing so, to build community welfare among boys and girls living in urban slums and rural areas, in Kenya and beyond.
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OUR VISION

An Africa where boys and girls fulfil their potential and become change agents in their communities.
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WHY CHOOSE US

We are always there for underprivileged children and youth; providing them with skills necessary to lead better and more fulfilling lives.
  • EXPERIENCE
    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
  • NUMBERS
    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.
  • VALUES
    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.
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RECENT PROJECTS

TAKE CONTROL!

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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

01 Dec

END OF YEAR TOURNAMENT

We bring together all the players from the 5 centers to socialize and play rugby as a way to mark the end of 2019.
11 Nov

Life Skills Camp (TAKE CONTROL)

LIfe Skills boarding Camp for Primary School Children. This will be Level one of Take Control.
19 May

SHAMAS CUP 15's FINALS

Come witness our players from different centers showcase their rugby prowess. Winners are crowned SRF's Champions.

LATEST BLOGS

A Family For A Team.

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.

Daily Motivation

CHANGING LIVES WITH SCRUMS AND TRIES.
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