We are Street Child United

We use the power of sport to change the way street children are negatively seen and treated around the world.

We provide a global platform for street children’s voices to be heard, so they can receive the protection, support and opportunities that every child is entitled to.

Ahead of the world’s biggest sporting competitions we organise international sports events inviting street children to be at the centre of the call for their rights. We are proud organisers of the Street Child World Cup and Street Child Games.

Visit our dedicated Street Child Games site to see all the action.


Latest Tweets
  • “I experienced hardcore street life in my youth. I know what it’s like. I congratulate the Street Child World Cup project in it’s commitment to bring attention to the plight of Street Children through the power of football.”

    Manny Pacquiao, Filipino professional boxer
  • “I know from personal experience just what power football can have to inspire and change young people’s lives whatever their background or nationality. This is what the Street Child World Cup is all about and I give it my full support.”

    David Beckham OBE
  • “When ever people come across me they laugh. It seems like my mouth is zipped because they talk for us. I wish they could give us a chance to talk for ourselves.”

    Mbali, 15, Durban

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August 12, 2016

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June 24, 2016

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