The Perfect Day Foundation was established in 2008 to ensure the friendships formed on the sports fields of Zambia will develop to benefit further generations of sports people, both in Zambia and the UK.
The Foundation relies on the input and enthusiasm of the people to whom Sport in Action means something, so please get in touch, share your memories and tell us how you’re getting on.Sport is a powerful tool: we hope the Perfect Day Foundation can build on our shared experiences to support the invaluable leadership and life skills that are developed on sports fields every day.
a) To preserve and protect the health of young Zambians in deprived communities
b) To advance the education of young Zambians in deprived communities
c) To relieve poverty of young Zambians in deprived areas
d) To Increase support and opportunities for young Zambians in deprived areas, and increase our ability to carry out objectives a, b and c
The Perfect Day Foundation - our objectives...
a) To preserve and protect the health of young Zambians in deprived communities by; (1) Delivering education and information on the spread and prevention of HIV/AIDS(2) Improving access to sports activities by increasing coaches and equipment in these areas.(3) Identifying and supporting Peer Leaders within these communities to run the education and sporting activities.
b) To advance the education of young Zambians in deprived communities by; (1) Providing workshops and activities to improve leadership, teambuilding and problem solving skills through the medium of sport (2) Awarding sponsorship to enthusiastic and promising young leaders to cover school fees, uniforms and books to allow them to attend school when they would not otherwise be able to do so.
c) To relieve poverty of young Zambians in deprived areas by; (1) Improving moral, self esteem, and life skills through the medium of sport(2) Increasing access to education and qualifications
d) To Increase support and opportunities for young Zambians in deprived areas, and increase our ability to carry out objectives a, b and c by; (1) Working in partnership with existing charities committed to advancing the education and training of young people through sport.(2) Creating a network of volunteers who have traveled to Zambia and wish to continue to support the communities and schools which they visited.(3) To source funding through grants, donations and sponsorship to support specific projects identified by the trustees
Who Is Behind Us?
Our Board consists of 9 alumni of the UK Sport IDEALS Project ranging from 2006-2011. See the Contact Us section to see our individual pictures, see what we do within the Foundation and to get in touch. Wed love to hear from you! We're also supported by our most prominent trustee - Dr. Peter Warburton OBE a tireless supporter of sport in Zambia and the former Dean of Experience at Durham University.