Service Learning. And Thrive
Service learning is an integral part of the RB community and curriculum, and provides authentic learning experiences that help our students grow into adaptable, socially responsible global citizens. Projects at RB support both the local community and people around the globe. RB collaborates with B1G1 to do better good around the world.
B1G1 is a giving initiative that allows businesses and individuals to give easily to high-impact projects run by carefully vetted charity organisations (Worthy Causes) we partner with. We aspire to create a world full of giving by making giving easy and meaningful.
We believe that everyone has a responsibility to contribute positively to society and the environment through the understanding of sustainable development goals SDG, and our students take great pride in their service work – learning along the way that they can have a positive impact in our world.
To learn more about the school's service groups, see the section below.
Provide Safe Drinking Water to a Family Initiative SDG6 - B1G1
Mission: The Clean Water Initiative aims to improve the quality of life of underprivileged people in impoverished societies. We will achieve this through providing sustainable water sources and sanitation, laying the foundation which helps enable a community to prosper.
RB founded Thrive Foundation in collaboration with B1G1 to work on various group of students who work to raise awareness as well as provide direct help to those in need of water and sanitation by sponsoring projects in these areas. We work collaboratively with Kindergarten and Reception students for whom the water crisis is a part of the curriculum.
Provide Lifelong Opportunities for Young Girls- SDG 5 - B1G1
Mission: Provide Lifelong Opportunities for Young Girls is a campaign of the United Nations Foundation, which aims to help impoverished adolescent girls by providing them with access to education, health services and leadership opportunities.
About: RB students work to raise awareness and funds to help support girls in third-world countries with opportunities surrounding security, safety, health and education. The group also aims to empower girls in their local community to discuss and tackle female issues. Events include advocacy campaigns with Soroptomist Kuwait Chapter such as Food for Facts, Awareness Days, a Charity Fashion Show, and guest speakers. All proceeds from fundraising events are donated to the United Nations for girls in third-world countries.
Omniya Recycling Project SDG15 Kuwait
Mission: Kuwaiti project who love to keep Kuwait clean by spreading environmental awareness and segregation of plastic waste from the source to recycle, preventing it from reaching landfills or sea.
About: RB student involvement with the Omniya Recycling Project is part of an ongoing local service RB collaboration. This partnership provides RB students with an opportunity to enrich their lives by learning to how to recycle materials for Art and Craft projects, Drinking water from their own containers and use less plastic, collect plastic bottles waste and store for collection in the Omniya storage containers.
Pink Thursday - Breast Cancer Month Kuwait SDG 3
Established: 2016 annually in October
Mission: Breast Cancer Awareness Month
It is a worldwide annual campaign taking place in October, involving thousands of organisations, to highlight the importance of breast awareness, education and research.
About: The group works in collaboration with Kuwait Cancer Aware Centre CAN to improve the education of the students and teachers about Breast Cancer in Kuwait. Every year in October, RB hold sports and Art and Craft awareness activities in Pink for fundraising purposes.
Equip Kindergarten Teacher with Teaching Materials - SDG 4 - B1G1
Mission: Equip Kindergarten Teacher with Teaching Materials in Ghana mission is to work together with educators and local communities to inspire, motivate and empower students to reach their potential through teaching, advocacy and the provision of necessary resources and support to teachers.
About: RB students and teachers work in collaboration with Sabre Education B1G1 schools from around the world that are committed to enhancing and sustaining the education of the people in Ghana, Africa, as well as developing the character of participants to grow into socially responsible global citizens.
Give Bricks to Build a School -SDG 4 and SDG10 B1G1
Mission: To provide a high standard of care and education to impoverished children in Zambia, enabling them to rise from the trap of generational poverty and the caste system.
About: Supporters of the build It International have an enormous impact on saving lives and rescuing children from impoverished circumstances through building schools in rural areas in Africa. RB supports the initiative in Zambia– to buy 8000 bricks towards a school that will house three classrooms. The group also helps provide education for children in rural area. We have achieved and completed the target and a school has been built and 20 persons trained in construction to achieve the end result successfully.
Operation Make A Wish with NBK
Mission: Operation Make A WISH NBK mobilises a world of generous hearts to heal children's smiles and transform lives across the globe. We believe that all children deserve to live their lives with dignity. And for those suffering from fatal diseases or other life threatening disabilities, dignity begins with a smile and having faith.
About: Student supporters of this group organise campus activities to raise both awareness and funds for the project, knowing that their hard work will ultimately help deliver safe, effective surgery and related medical care directly to children in care and allow the sick children to join in and have a dream come true.
Target: RB celebrated a child’s birthday wish with a cake and her own Ballerina Tutu skirt and shoes and a special one on one ballet tutorial at Royal Britannia Academy.
Beach Clean UP - Kuwait SDG 14
Mission: To educate people and ultimately spread awareness about the problems that are occurring in the ocean and the problems concerning marine life due to beach litter.
About: RB Students and faculty give presentations concerning marine issues that trouble them the most, whether it's ocean pollution, coral bleaching or the endangerment of countless marine species.