Support our Crowdfunder for a new co-produced book with the street children

Friends of Street Children Bangladesh started in 2016 to help alleviate poverty and increase the life chances of street children in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This past year we have undertaken workshops with the children to create a co-produced book telling their stories of surviving on the streets. The bi-lingual book in English and Bengali, for children…

Fundraising campaign: CHRISTMAS POUND pledge for the street children

Friends of Street Children Bangladesh was formed by people in the UK who are familiar with the work of LEEDO with children in Dhaka. People from other countries visit LEEDO too and see how their work is making a real difference to the lives of children surviving in extremely difficult circumstances that should not have…

Street child football world cup tournaments begin

On Day 1 the Bangladeshi girls football team are due to play Mexico, Zimbabwe and Peru. On Day 2 the children are due to play against India and the USA. See the special Al Jazeera coverage below. Above: timetable of matches

Children arrive safely in Doha

The girls team arrived in Doha, Qatar to take part in the Street Child Football World Cup 2022. Here’s some photographs of their arrival to the special reception where they met the other street children from around the wold who are also taking part in the tournament.

The Road to Doha

After months of preparation by LEEDO and the Trustees of Friends of Street Children Bangladesh, with support from our donors and supporting partners, the girls football team were ready to leave Dhaka to fly to Doha in Qatar. To participate in an international football event like this is a once in a lifetime event for…

Fundraising meal raised £750

In July 2022 we held our fundraising meal at the Diwana Bel Poori House in the London Borough of Camden. The meal date fell on Eid day (which changes each year), but this did not deter ardent givers as we raised £750 in donations. Eid Mubarak to those who celebrate it and Thank You to…

Street Child Football World Cup sponsorship packages

If you’re a business or an individual looking to sponsor an international event then the Street Children Football World Cup 2022 being held in Doha, Qatar in October might be right what you’re looking for. Click below to see our sponsorship packages on offer. Get in touch! Email friendsofscbd@gmail.com or call/ message: 07766 987 534

Our May 2022 newsletter is out now!

Read our latest updates from the Street Child Football World Cup tournament, the fundraising sleep out and our work with street families…