The Issue

"Our children are the future, so it’s essential we invest in them now. My goal is to uplift every child and help them reach their full potential. With your support, we can get more kids off the street and fight issues such as knife crime."
Amir Khan Founder & Trustee


9 out of 10 of young people aged 15-18 currently held in prisons have been excluded from school


of all knife crime offenders in London are teenagers or even younger children


of children aged 10-11 in the most deprived areas are obese


of Pakistan’s 200 million population is expected to fall under the poverty line due to Covid-19


are in Pakistan are said to lack adequate housing


excess winter deaths in the UK in one year alone

Our Response

Across its three major sites – Bolton, Peterborough and Islamabad, Pakistan – the Amir Khan Academy serves hundreds of children and young people. Fully DBS checked and qualified instructors provide boxing lessons to young people of all ages, as well as classroom learning activities and access to educational programmes.

The academy sites are also the training home for several current world champions and semi-professional athletes as well as their leading coaches, who extend their expertise and mentoring to academy students in order to uplift and inspire them.

This work extends beyond fitness: the academy aims to provide young people a safe space to channel their energies in a productive way, while also creating an environment that nurtures them towards leading balanced lifestyles, enriched with healthy habits and a positive mindset.

We believe that today’s children are tomorrow’s future, but we must invest in them now: donate today and help us support our young people.

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