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.
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
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