A UK newspaper reports on the amazing support for the OSCAR UK TOUR

 Lucinda Sowerbutts shares her experience working with her local community to fundraise for OSCAR in The Stroud News & JournalI’m a working mother of four striving to keep both my home and work life in harmony. In the summer of 2015, stuck in heavy traffic en route to the office in Londo...


Collecting water changed Maruti Chauhan’s life.

Collecting water supplies from the communal tap became a positive turning point for a ten-year-old boy living in the Mumbai slums.Maruti Chauhan is a 20-year-old OSCAR Foundation football coach and has been working hard preparing the OSCAR U14 squad for the UK Tour in October 17. There is nothing so...


Juan Mata visits OSCAR Foundation

"Football has the unique power to change the world"Look around the narrow pathways of Ambedkar Nagar community in Mumbai and you will see Manchester United shirts at every turn. For thousands of children in one of India's most impoverished communities, these players are role models of success; proof...


The new OSCAR Child Sponsorship Programme 2017

Through sport and education, OSCAR supports and empowers over 3,000 under privileged girls and boys across India. Some of these children need additional support.This may be clothing and shoes, nutrition or extra tuition. The poorest children are all too often left to fend for themselves; it is these...



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The inspiring story of Govind Rathod, who never gave up searching for a better life.

“I was not happy with my life, I hated myself, I knew I needed to change.”  Govind RathodFilm lovers across the world were moved to tears by the harrowing story of Saroo, in the OSCAR nominated film ‘Lion’. Five-year-old Saroo, accidently separated from his family in Central India sets out ...


Countdown to the OSCAR UK Schools Football Tour October 2017

Plans for the OSCAR UK Schools Football Tour 2017 are well underway. Schools across the UK are working tirelessly to raise money to provide the OSCAR children with a life changing experience. The programme will provide enriching experiences, in keeping with the ethos of the foundation: educating thr...


Top 10 Tips to complete the Mumbai Marathon #RUNFOROSCAR

"Runners just do it – they run for the finish line even if someone else has reached it first." The Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon is the largest marathon in Asia as well as the largest mass participation sporting event on the continent and is amongst the top ten marathons in the world. Over t...


OSCAR in 2016 : Highlights from an amazing year

// BRITISH ROYALS PRINCE WILLIAM AND KATE FLEW INTO MUMBAI TO VISIT OSCAR //  Prince William and Kate Middleton flew into Mumbai to play a game of football with kids and our founder Ashok Rathod. Out of the millions of NGO's in India, of course OSCAR was one that they wanted to visit. // 100 CH...


Laureus Sport for Good team up with Mercedes-Benz to launch a new partnership with OSCAR

This week, Laureus Sport for Good teamed up with Mercedes-Benz to launch an exciting new partnership with the OSCAR Foundation. The collaboration will see a girls sport for development programme across 8 slum communities in Mumbai, with the aim of empowering and encouraging 240 girls to reach their...

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