Batting for Change, the cricket events and fundraising arm of The LBW Trust, works to level the global playing field in education by supporting students in cricket-playing, developing countries to complete tertiary education. We work with local NGOs to provide university and vocational education to young men and women. These educational opportunities are transformational, and our hope is that, when they graduate, these students will have the chance to play a pivotal role in building and improving the future of their communities and nations.
Cape Town, South Africa
Providing support for students from disadvantaged backgrounds, to enhance their talent in sport but also provide the opportunity to obtain a tertiary education.
Operation of a Teacher Training College and an accredited tertiary institution which is able to educate over 150 students per year.
Providing support to 4 orphans to attend university in Kabul. Studying Law, Political Science and Medicine our hope is these students go on to become future leaders in Afghanistan.
Providing education fees and housing for students from disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue university education. As well as tuition fees and lifestyle coaching for students in vocational courses. This program aims to stimulate economic development in severely disadvantaged rural areas of Odisha.
Giving a 'second chance' to the out of school deprived youth through vocational training and life skills. Assisting them to earn a decent living and an asset to society.
Provided funding to assist with the building of the infrastructure and curriculum for the Mamire Teachers’ Training College. Supporting students at the college and post-graduate interns awaiting job placement.
Transforming slum communities by providing education to employment programs. The programs offer financial assistance for education, skills training to prepare for employment and placement support.
Providing support for students from poverty-stricken areas of Sri Lanka to enrol in University, receive mentoring, English language skills and support their transition into the workforce.
West Java, Indonesia
Supporting UTS (University of Technology, Sydney) Academics to conduct teacher training programs for Afghan refugee volunteer teachers in Indonesia. Graduate teachers then teach refugee children while they and their families await the long process of resettlement.