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.

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  • “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
  • “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

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Drika Michael Johnson

Olympic legend Michael Johnson helps Brazil Captain realise dreams

June 24, 2016

We thought you’d like to hear how sport and your continued support is changing lives. Drika led Brazil to glory at the 2014 Street Child World Cup and is now fulfilling her potential and inspiring other children at risk of the streets to realise theirs. Over to you Drika... [caption id="attachm...

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“Never give up, we are strong, we are somebody.”

The United Nations is listening

May 26, 2016

We’re excited to share that the United Nations has recognised the Rio Resolution and the recommendations made by the former…

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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…

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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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