Street Child United – Worldwide

Street Child United

Using The power of sport to change the negative perceptions and treatment of street children everywhere



Start Year:


Run Time:

1 year

Participant Age:

11-16 years

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“When people see us by the streets, they say that we are street boys. But when they see us playing soccer, they say that we are not the street boys; They say that we are people like them.”

Thando,14, Durban.

What is Co-Funding?

Co-funding with the ALMT allows individuals, other Trusts and Foundations, and Companies to contribute funds directly to individual, vetted and approved, project partnerships. With fifteen years of experience awarding grants and working in partnership with children’s organisations around the world, the ALMT is best placed to support you in your philanthropy.

The ALMT sponsored the first ever Street Child World Cup (SCWC) held in Durban, South Africa, in March 2010 and it was so successful that we partnered with them again at the 2014 annual Burns Night dinner to support the Philippines team for a second time.


The Street Child World Cup places street children centre stage. The event celebrates potential and provides a platform for street children to tell their stories to policymakers and the worldwide media. They kicked off a global call for street children’s rights to be recognised and upheld.

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