Using the power of sport to change the world for street children

We are Street Child United

We use the power of sport to give street children a voice.

Ahead of the world’s biggest sporting competitions, we organise international sports events for street children raising awareness and changing the way they are negatively seen and treated.

We are the proud organisers of the Street Child World Cup and
Street Child Games.

No child should have to live on the streets.

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  • “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
  • “No child should have to live on the streets and I fully endorse this campaign giving street children a voice to claim their rights”

    Sir Alex Ferguson, Manchester United Manager
  • “It was possible to gather many nationalities, story cultures, viagra 60mg and form a nation: a nation of free man, with equal rights and opportunities, mutual respect, rightful duties. It was 10 days when the world, in that corner of Rio, was fair to socially excluded children; they could feel the beauty of being somebody in this world.”

    Abdul Faquir, Team Mozambique, Project Leader

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Harnessing the power of the humble football #IDSDP2017

April 5, 2017

Today is the International Day of Sport for Peace and Development. In just over a year, ahead of the FIFA World Cup in Russia, we will host the third Street Child World Cup in Moscow 2018 - an international football tournament for street-connected children from around the world - in association wit...

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Celebrating our first Street Child Games anniversary

March 16, 2017

“I AM SOMEBODY is what I tell myself, it’s what I remember.” Team Brazil One year ago, former homeless and…

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International Women’s Day – “We can do anything we want”

March 8, 2017

To celebrate International Women’s Day we caught up with Drika,  Brazil’s captain fantastic who led her country to glory at…

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Our commitment to the visibility, voices and rights of girls

March 7, 2017

To mark International Women’s Day, we are reaffirming our commitment to gender equality for all girls, but especially street-connected girls…

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