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Weʼre raising £1,800 to Nanyuki Orphan and Community Youth teams to enter Diani Touch Rugby Tournament

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Hello fellow rugby friends!

I'm currently working out in Kenya and whilst here I have been training with my local rugby team, Jackals RFC in Nanyuki. As well as a senior team, Jackals RFC also have several children’s teams; made up of children from local orphanages, schools and communities. This year we are looking to enter four teams, ranging from under 9s to under 15s, into the Diani Beach Rugby Tournament.

As well as entering the rugby tournament, the head coach is organising an educational trip prior to the tournament. Visiting sites such as Fort Jesus and the Shimoni caves, this will give the children (many of whom have never left Nanyuki) a valuable insight into Kenyan history.

The tournament itself also gives an oppurtunity for the children to offered scholarships to grammar and private secondary schools. The tournament is regularly attended by secondary school scouts who offer rugby scholarships to grammar and private schools for rugby players. Jackals RFC have been exceptionally fortunate with over 20 children being scouted in previous years; giving these children the valuable chance to break out of the poverty cycle they have endured in Nanyuki.

Every donation, no matter what amount, is greatly appreciated and will help hugely to getting these teams to the tournament and give them a chance of a scholarship and a better future.

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    17

    • Neil Lawrence

      Neil Lawrence

      Jul 2, 2018

      £20.00

    • William Pullen

      William Pullen

      Jun 30, 2018

      Great cause vanilla bear!

      £30.00

    • Peter Barton

      Peter Barton

      Jun 29, 2018

      Good Luck with the competition - send my best to Denish and the Team! Good to see this is still going! Peter

      £50.00

    • Sarah Hutchinson

      Sarah Hutchinson

      Jun 24, 2018

      Cash donation from Titch at Magma Holdings.

      £35.00

    • Sarah Hutchinson

      Sarah Hutchinson

      Jun 24, 2018

      £50.00

    • Denise Heath

      Denise Heath

      Jun 23, 2018

      Amazing cause Jonno. Proud of you ❤️

      £10.00

    • steven drayton

      steven drayton

      Jun 22, 2018

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