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Chennai to host the Street Child Cricket World Cup 2023
Street Child United, in partnership with Shree Dayaa Foundation, is delighted to announce that the Street Child Cricket World Cup will take place from 20th – 30th September 2023, Chennai, India.
SCU AND VISA TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL EDUCATION FOR STREET-CONNECTED CHILDREN
Street Child United is delighted to announce a new partnership with Visa to deliver financial literacy workshops as part of the legacy of the Street
Change is Coming.
The Prince of Wales was keen to remind Team England before they travelled to Doha that the Street Child World Cup was about far more than football. Nothing epitomised that message better than today’s General Assembly, when all 28 teams gathered to share messages of advocacy to the world in front of a huge audience which included Her Excellency of Qatar.
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Education…access for all
Today the focus shifted from football to education as participants headed to Hamilton International School – part of the ISP portfolio – for a day of learning, exchange and most of all fun!
Story of Hope: Pads for equal education
This is part two of a series of inspiring stories about the young people we serve. This story is about Devendra, who withstood the bullying of his friends to help his cousin attend school during her period.
Tears & Laughter
Yet another scorching day in Doha began with one of the more poignant moments of the last week. The Sudanese and Bosnian teams visited Qatar Charity for a brief ceremony in which players had the chance to meet the sponsors who have supported them since becoming orphans.
“This is the world cup for the invisibles, but you will be seen.”
That was the message from John Wroe at today’s opening ceremony in Oxygen Park as he issued a special welcome to girls and women from around the world on International Day of the Girl Child.
ECO-Schools, City Tours and an Ambassador Reception at the Ritz Carlton…all in a day at SCWC !
After two days of preparation for the General Assembly and the football tournament, Street Child World Cup participants got the chance to see what else Doha has to offer today (Monday) on another memorable day in the Qatari capital.
The power of art
Following last night’s draw in Oxygen Park, all 28 teams joined together again at Multaqa this morning, with informal games allowing players to showcase their football skills and display their national colours in the form of handmade bracelets.
Street Child World Cup 2022 kicks off in Doha
CEO John Wroe declared this year’s Street Child World Cup open this morning after a vibrant and energetic welcome session in the ballroom at Multaqa.
The importance of health for street-connected children
Health, and access to healthcare, are important issues for most people; for children living in street situations they are critical.
Story of Hope: Aya plays football
This is part one of a series of inspiring stories about the young people we serve. This story is about Aya, who wanted to play football, but football is for boys she was told.