All posts by Team OSCAR

Blog: Everton and the Premier League launch Mumbai’s first football programme for Children with Disability

Mumbai: In partnership with the OSCAR Foundation, Everton and the Premier League launched Mumbai’s first football project for Children with Disabilities on 26 October 2018. The disability project is supported by the Premier League’s International Development Fund in partnership with Streetfoo...

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Blog: Girls Football Team from India’s Low-Income Communities Gear Up For UK Tour

PRESS RELEASE Girls Football Team from India’s Low-Income Communities Gear Up For UK Tour A U-17 girls football team comprised of players from Mumbai slums and rural parts of Jharkhand will leave for OSCAR #kicklikeagirl UK Schools Tour 2018 on September 30, 2018. The team with support from ...

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Blog: OSCAR #kicklikeagirl UK Tour Match Itinerary 2018

In just a few weeks from now, OSCAR #KickLikeAGirl Team will embark on a journey of a life time. If you are in the UK, come and cheer them! Click here >> OSCAR #KickLikeAGirl UK Tour Match Itinerary 2018 to download the itinerary. ...

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Blog: The spotlight is on the girls as they prepare for the OSCAR #kicklikeagirl UK Football Tour 2018

The OSCAR UK School Tour 2017 was a great accomplishment. The OSCAR boys U15 team had a life-changing trip, excelled on the football pitch and made lots of new friends. The boys captured the hearts of the nation and the tour was beautifully represented in a CBBC documentary, My Life: Mumbai Street S...

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Blog: “We are a far better and more enriched school having had Maruti with us.” – Fiona Womersley, Beaudesert Park School

  Who is Maruti? Maruti Chauhan moved from rural Karnataka to the Ambedkar  Nagar slum community in Mumbai when he was five years old. Aged 21, he still lives with his family in cramped conditions, with no running water, shower, toilet or furniture. His loving mother works hard in the fishing ...

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Blog: Child Sponsorship

“The OSCAR foundation supports underprivileged children living in the Indian slums. There are many children who need additional support, £300 sponsorship per annum provides the ‘safety net’ they need.” Ashok Rathod, OSCAR Founder Through football and education, OSCAR supports and e...

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Blog: Sachin Chavan (aged 13) talks about how the OSCAR UK Football Tour changed his life.

“Selection for the UK tour was the best thing that could happen to me. I never dreamt I would sit on an aeroplane." How did your parents react when you told them you had been selected to go on the OSCAR UK Football tour? “When I told my parents about my UK trip, they were shocked and surprised...

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