An Epic Mission of Cricket Kindness
In this charities and not-for-profit podcast episode, Ruo Wu was touched following her discussion with Tamara Lowe, founder of The Cricket Kindness Project. They spoke about how the project uses cricket as a humanitarian vehicle to support communities all over the world, as well as discussing:
- the motivation behind the project- a heartfelt determination to make the world a happier place for cricket loving communities unable to access proper equipment & uniforms;
- the process of collecting new and up-cycled cricket equipment & shipping kit to disadvantaged communities;
- the amazing support received from superstar ambassadors: Sir Richie Richardson, Sir Viv Richards, Ridley Jacobs, Desmond Haynes, Gordon Greenidge & Tino Best;
- how the project successfully furnished every primary and secondary school in Barbados, Antigua & Barbuda with cricket equipment;
- challenges & opportunities;
- how the project is going to join forces with No Boundaries Cricket Club; and
- celebrating the project’s Epic Mission of Cricket Kindness, (https://www.cricketcharity.org/) and the No Boundaries Cricket Club, a CIC that provides opportunities to play cricket in the right spirit, with a focus on introducing women and children to the game of cricket (https://noboundariescricketclub.com/).
Listen to the full podcast here:
Australian Tamara Lowe is a passionate humanitarian with a life-long love for cricket. She grew up in the suburbs surrounding the Sydney Cricket Ground where the sport, its history, and the role cricket plays bringing communities together shaped her childhood and teenage years. Recognising the profound inequality that developing cricket-playing nations face with accessing quality sporting equipment, Tamara founded the Cricket Kindness Project to help address this shortage of kit, and for the past six years has dedicated her working week to running the initiative.