Changing children’s lives through sport

Pass It Back: World Rugby and ChildFund changing lives

We believe in the power of sport to change children’s lives. ChildFund Pass It Back is an innovative and award-winning sport for development program led by ChildFund in partnership with World Rugby and Asia Rugby. Simon Whyte, chair of ChildFund Alliance, says: “ChildFund Pass It Back helps young people to develop the skills they need to keep safe in a rapidly changing environment, and supports global efforts to end all forms of violence against children.”

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Press Release

10 April, 2020 - Cricket for Good with ChildFund Celebrating International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

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18 February, 2020 - ChildFund and Oceania Rugby announce new partnership to keep children safe in sport

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24 October, 2019 - Children from across Asia-Pacific region to celebrate rugby’s spirit and values in Japan

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How ChildFund Pass It Back works (English)

Case studies from the program View all

Player: Oanh

In today’s world, there are 1.1 billion girls. They are full of potential but are often constrained by discrimination and a lack of equal...

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Coach: Ha

Ha says about the ChildFund Pass It Back program: “One part I like very much is the leadership skills. I have never trained and learned...

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Testimonials/endorsements View all

Through the partnership with World Rugby, ChildFund will reach more marginalized young people in Asia – girls, children from poor communities, young people living in rural and remote areas who have never had the opportunity to take part in organized sport before. So ChildFund is proud and excited to be part of this major global initiative to improve the lives of impoverished children in Asia.