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Support Societe Generale Kids Rugby Spirit Festival - "Made in Japan"
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Teams from Societe Generale staff across Asia Pacific are raising funds for the SG Kids Rugby Spirit Festival, allowing boys and girls aged 11 – 14 from supported charities to come together for a cultural exchange programme in Japan during Rugby World Cup 2019.

In partnership with ChildFund Australia, World Rugby’s charity partner for Rugby World Cup 2019, the 3-day Festival will allow kids to benefit from educational workshops, take part in a tag rugby tournament, and attend together the 1st semi-final of RWC 2019 on Saturday 26 October 2019.

Our team is raising funds to allow 8 kids from Kids Door to attend the SG Kids Rugby Spirit Festival. Please help us in making their dream possible!

Our Team:

Takashi Yasumoto

Fumie Takahashi

Yoichi Ito

Yuya Watanabe

Naoki Watanabe

Takashi Matsuyama

Li Fu

Tomohiko Takabe

Check out our team video: https://twitter.com/yasumt1/status/1141686831366328322

The Societe Generale Kids Rugby Spirit Festival is a charity programme organized in partnership with ChildFund (Australia), World Rugby’s charity partner for Rugby World Cup 2019 (RWC 2019). It allows underprivileged kids from Societe Generale’s supported charities, across Asia Pacific and other selected locations to experience the “once in a lifetime” RWC 2019 in Japan.

Throughout the 3-day Festival, happening in Japan from 24 to 26 October, 8 beneficiaries from supported charities consisting a mixture of boys and girls aged 11-14, will come together for a cultural exchange program, benefit from educational workshops, take part in a tag rugby tournament, and attend together the 1st semi-final of RWC 2019 on Saturday 26 October 2019.

Following charities are participating in the programme:

  1. Australia: National Aboriginal Sporting Chance Academy
  2. China: Adream Charitable Foundation
  3. Hong Kong: HKRU Community Foundation
  4. Hong Kong: Hans Andersen Club
  5. India: Aseema Charitable Trust
  6. India: Get into Rugby (Indian Rugby Union)
  7. India: Magic Bus Foundation
  8. Japan: Kids Door
  9. Singapore: Children's Wishing Well 
  10. South Korea: Cheong Woon Welfare Center 
  11. Taiwan: Taiwan Fund for Children & Families
  12. Madagascar: Terres en Melees
  13. Vietnam: ChildFund

ChildFund is a global alliance of child-focused international  development organisations which assists more than 13 million children and their families in over 60 countries. ChildFund’s Australian entity has partnered with World Rugby for Rugby World Cup 2019, with a dedicated programme called “ChildFund Pass It Back”. Societe Generale and registered charity ChildFund Australia have therefore engaged in a partnership to deliver the Festival in a smooth, safe and efficient manner.

Societe Generale is supporting social inclusion, namely through sports and culture, and supporting charitable organisations working at local, national and international levels.

Find out more on: http://foundation.societegenerale.com/

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