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£962raised of £5,000 target by 12 supporters

    Weʼve raised £962 to Help ClarkJets Rugby Club in the Philippines guide the Children of the Orphanages, Barangays & Indigenous people to find their path in life.

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    Clark, Philippines
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    Funded on Thursday, 9th March 2017

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    In the Philippines the are many Orphanages, poor Barangay's and local Indigenous tribes. The children of the orphanages have to leave at the age of 16 and most end up back on the streets where they were found. The people of the Barangay's and Indigenous villages are very poor & have no money to provide sport activities and clothing. Clark Jets 5 years ago set up a club from taking children out of the Orphanages every week to teach them Rugby and teach them values. With a pathway for when they left the Orphanage they would be able to interact properly, the club also tries to find work and accommodation so that they do not have to go back to the streets. This was so successful that the Club expanded into helping other sections of the community, the club has created a programme that is so successful that they now have 4 teams at all levels actually competing in the Philippine Rugby system and have been successful and winning trophies, this installs belief into the children and helps them on the next step in life. Clark Jets want to continue this project and indeed spread it to other ares of the Philippines, they also want to now increase the pathway and find opportunities in the UK for the players once they are of University age, this is a link being developed between Clark Jets and Canterbury Rugby Club in Kent but can only be successful with money, and so donating a little really would mean a lot - Thank you for reading and I hope you can help - anymore information can be found by emailing Clarkjets@hotmail.com

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    • david thompsona year ago
      david thompson

      david thompson

      a year ago

      Thank you to all of you that have donated so far, what we have raised so far will make a massive differnec- it will pay for collecting the kids from where they live and take them to training for six months or will be enough to take the club to 2 tournaments - it's massive - thank you so much - our next goal is try and bring one of their coaches to the UK to gain more skills and ultimately we want to bring 1 or 2 players of college age across to the UK and find a college place & housing whilst also learning more rugby skills with canterbury RFC

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    12

    • Ted Phillips

      Ted Phillips

      Feb 27, 2017

      Donation from the sale of cheese hampers over the Christmas period. Glad to help in a small way for such a worth cause.

      £142.00

    • Giles Hilton

      Giles Hilton

      Jan 26, 2017

      Raffle Quiz from Unicorn--Thank you Lorenzo and team

      £225.00

    • Jacqueline Smallwood

      Jacqueline Smallwood

      Dec 28, 2016

      Crfc put bobbles on their Christmas bottles to raise money for Clarke Jets. Happy new year

      £45.00

    • Russell Knight

      Russell Knight

      Nov 12, 2016

      Good luck guys hope you exceed your target. Great work!

      £20.00

    • Mick O'Reilly

      Mick O'Reilly

      Nov 12, 2016

      Good luck with the project.

      £50.00

    • Matt Ford

      Matt Ford

      Nov 11, 2016

      Looking forward to growing Clark Jets to the next phase.

      £100.00

    • peter nelson

      peter nelson

      Nov 11, 2016

      Good work!

      £20.00

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