A container packed with cricket gear collected in Sydney & shipped to Bridgetown was unloaded at Kensington Oval on June 20, 2019. The cricket goodwill was gifted to thirty government Primary & Secondary schools between June 24th - 28th, 2019.
Cricket Kindness Mission
Cricket Kindness started in Australia under the banner of the Children's Cricket Charity. Between 2016 - 2019, a belief in the power of sport to change lives, saw the equivalent of seven shipping containers of new and up-cycled cricket gear collected and redistributed to disadvantaged cricket loving communities.
Thousands of children & teenagers throughout Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Trinidad, Australia, Sri Lanka, Fiji, The Solomon Islands and Sierra Leone have been given the simple joy of access to equipment to play the great game of cricket!
With our founder & driving force, Tamara Lowe relocating from Sydney to England in mid 2019, the Children's Cricket Charity has scaled back Sydney operations to kit recycling on a small scale.
We hope to continue using cricket as a humanitarian vehicle to level the playing field extending the hand of generosity.
For the second time in fourteen months, a huge Children's Cricket Charity goodwill consignment has been donated to the Antiguan Ministry of Sports in ANTIGUA. The container shipped from Sydney was unloaded at the Sports Ministry in Cassada Gardens, St. John's on Jan 31, 2019. To date, 37 Primary Schools, 10 Secondary Schools and 8 college teams have received much needed kit to play the game at the heart of Caribbean culture.
Measurable Positive Impact - Equipment delivered to date.
The Cricket Kindness Mission was inspired by a heartfelt determination to make the world a happier place for cricket loving communities unable to access proper equipment and uniforms.
Enormous thanks to Andreas Gruber, from GruberVision for editing the clip below.
NOV 2017 Antigua Broadcasting Service TV News Story filmed at
Five Islands Primary School, ANTIGUA.
Children's Cricket Charity Clip filmed at
St. George Secondary School, BARBADOS in Nov 2017.
Sir Richie Richardson
Sir Viv Richards