Secretary for International Development awards SCWC

Street Child World Cup in association with Save the Children are delighted to have won the “small NGO category” at the Bond Development Awards for international development. The awards celebrate the innovative and exciting work by British international development organisations.  Our award was in recognition of this film “When the world conspires with us”

The award was presented to our CEO John Wroe and Director of Fundraising Francesca Marenghi by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening, Secretary of State for International Development at the awards ceremony in Sadler’s Wells, London. According to Bond “The judges were particularly struck by the humility of those involved and the sense of fun they injected into the lives of the children the project touched.”

Secretary for International Development presents Bond Award to SCWC

Secretary for International Development presents Bond Award to SCWC

This years theme was collaboration and we would like to dedicate this award to the inspiring children and project partners that we serve and our partners without whom none of the work would be possible. We look forward to moving out of the small NGO category!

Bond is the UK membership body for organisations working in international development or supporting those that do through funding, research, training and other services.

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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
  • “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