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

We provide a global platform for street children, 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 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 the first Street Child Games.

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

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Endorsements
  • “No child should have to live on the streets.  I commend the Street Child World Cup for providing a platform for the rights of street children to be heard.”

    Rt Hon Gordon Brown MP, Former Prime Minister
  • “It was possible to gather many nationalities, cultures, 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
  • “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

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Street Child Games leads way with 100 days to Rio 2016

April 27, 2016

With just 100 days to go until the Olympic Games, the first Street Child Games was featured in the Guardian celebrating the use of sport to elevate the most marginalised groups and provide an opportunity for them to show their potential. The article, written by Jo Griffin, featured on the front p...

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Street Child United host Manchester United in Rio and win a trip to Old Trafford in return

April 11, 2016

Fresh on the heels of hosting the inaugural Street Child Games, the Street Child United Rio de Janeiro office hosted…

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Street Child Games uses the power of sport to challenge the negative treatment of street children

April 8, 2016

In the week of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (April 6th) we celebrate the inaugural Street…

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It’s here – inspirational young people from nine countries are ready for the Street Child Games

March 14, 2016

The Street Child games have started and you can keep up with all of the action on our dedicated Street…

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