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Field of hope: Young Filipinas inspire in Street Child World Cup

May 28, 2018 - 10:52 AM

Hear the stories of the Filipinas who beat overwhelming odds to succeed in Russia

PH-Payatas misses podium in Street Child World Cup

May 16, 2018 - 6:41 PM

The all-girls Philippine football team bows to England in the battle for bronze

NO REGRETS. The Philippines-Payatas team settles for 4th, but the players receive another big prize in the form of university scholarships. Photo from Team Philippines Street Child World Cup's Facebook page

PH-Payatas falters vs Brazil in Street Child World Cup semis

May 14, 2018 - 4:46 PM

The Filipino all-girls football squad surrenders a late goal against the defending champions

FOR THE PODIUM. The Philippine team can still secure the bronze medal against England. Photo from Team Philippines Street Child World Cup's Facebook page


PH-Payatas nails Street Child World Cup quarters berth

May 13, 2018 - 1:04 PM

The all-girls football team battles Mauritius in the next round

NEXT ROUND. The Philippines-Payatas team hopes to go all the way this time after settling for silver in the 2014 edition.

Payatas FC set to unveil a Futsal Court Of Dreams

Jan 07, 2016 - 3:52 PM

The Fairplay for All Foundation s upcoming 5 a side court aims to use football to transform the lives of urban poor

Cebu street child story gets UN education envoy’s attention

Jul 13, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Former UK prime minister Gordon Brown says the story of Daniel highlights the great paradox of global education today: more young people want to learn but adults aren t making this possible

WONDER BOY. The young boy studies in deep concentration along one of the sidewalks in Cebu City. Photo from Joyce Torrefranca's Facebook account

Slums, selling roses and a full scholarship

Jun 21, 2014 - 2:00 PM

I want people to know…that when street children are given the opportunity to develop their talents to showcase their abilities they shine

GRATEFUL. Daniel hopes his story will challenge stereotypes people have of children on the streets. Photo by Natashya Gutierrez/Rappler

Childhope Asia: Helping street kids turn a new leaf

Apr 16, 2014 - 7:00 AM

Childhope Asia has been around for 25 years providing free basic education to street children in Manila

PH girls bow to Brazil in Street Child World Cup finals

Apr 07, 2014 - 2:55 AM

The Philippine girl team lost 1 0 to host country Brazil in the Street Child World Cup but earned a lot of respect in the process

STILL WINNING. Roy Moore and the PH girls fell short 1-nil but still have bright futures ahead. Photo from press release

PH girls rise from bottom to Street Child World Cup finals

Apr 06, 2014 - 6:26 AM

They come from the most vulnerable segments of society but the Philippine girls team has captured the hearts of their nation heading into the finals of the Street Child World Cup

Crystal and Agot celebrating their victory over South Africa. Photo from press release

PH girls oust Mozambique to reach Street Child World Cup finals

Apr 05, 2014 - 10:41 PM

The Philippines girls squad is one win away from winning the Street Child World Cup an event where everyone is an underdog

OVERJOYED. Team Philippines' girls squad can barely contain their joy after beating Mozambique to advance to the Street Child World Cup finals. Photo from FairPlay For All's Twitter

PH Girls thrash England 6-0 to barge into Street Child World Cup semis

Apr 05, 2014 - 5:55 PM

The Philippine Girls’ Team continue to inspire with their dominant play thrashing England to earn a spot in the Street Child World Cup semis

BELIEVE. Crystal and Street Child World Cup coach Roy Moore celebrate their victory over England. Photo from press release

PH girls earn Street Child World Cup group 2 top spot

Apr 03, 2014 - 5:30 PM

The Philippine girls football team is making a name for itself in the Street Child World Cup after defeating El Salvador 3 1 on Thursday

STARS IN THE MAKING. The girls warmup before their 3-1 victory over El Salvador at the Street Child World Cup. Photo from press release

PH boys edge Nicaragua, succumb to Burundi in Street Child World Cup

Apr 02, 2014 - 3:35 PM

The Philippine boys’ squad eked out contrasting results on opening day winning their first match against Nicaragua 1 0 only to drop a 0 4 game to Burundi in the afternoon in the 2014 Street Child World Cup

TOP OF THE WORLD. Team Philippines' boys club poses at the Street Child World Cup in Brazil. Photo from press release

Philippines kicks off Street Child World Cup with 9-0 rout of South Africa

Apr 01, 2014 - 11:19 PM

After overcoming adversities here at home the Philippine girls’ team put up an inspired opening performance in Rio de Janeiro defeating South Africa 9 0 in the 2014 Street Child World Cup

VICTORY. Crystal and Agot of Team Philippines celebrate their 9-0 victory in the Street Children World Cup. Photo from press release

Filipino youth will make their names at Street Child World Cup

Mar 19, 2014 - 2:34 AM

Some members of Team Philippines were orphaned or born in cemeteries; others dropped out of school to support their families while others scavenged for trash At the Street Child World Cup Team Philippines will show that they are somebody

SOMEBODIES. Team Philippines poses prior to a training session for the Street Child World Cup, which takes place March 28 in Brazil. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Off the streets, these children dream of playing football in Rio

Feb 11, 2014 - 7:48 PM

They ve come a long way from the city s streets but they still have a longer way to go on the road to the Street Child World Cup in Rio

ONE GOAL. Some of the street-children-turned-football-players who are hoping to become part of the Philippine team competing in Rio. All photos from Play For All Foundation