The Global Alliance for Street Work champions a child rights approach to working with and for street-connected children.

We welcome organisations, civil society bodies, practitioners and academics working with and/or for street-connected children. Members benefit from StreetInvest's global expertise; shared learning opportunities with other members; access to international advocacy platforms and best practice Street Work resources, training and tools.

What we offer

Global expertise

  • Opportunities for knowledge exchange between network members.
  • Access to sector-leading resources, research and information relevant to your work.

Advocacy platforms

  • Opportunities to input into international forums and advocacy platforms to drive policy change at local, national, regional and international levels.
  • Representation through StreetInvest in other international networks and platforms including the Consortium for Street Children and the Paragon Partnership.
  • Visibility within the sector via StreetInvest’s external communications.

Resources, training and tools

  • Access to sector-leading street work methodology and tools to support practice.
  • Participation in training workshops lead by StreetInvest and our Regional Coordinating Partners.
  • Input into the development of further tools and training to support street work practice.
  • Opportunities to input into and benefit from local, regional or international funding proposals for the furtherance of the network objectives.

Who can join?

The primary criteria for network membership is a commitment to upholding street-connected children’s rights through adopting a rights-based and child-centred approach.

Any organisation or individual from civil society can join the network including:

  • NGOs
  • CBOs
  • Community bodies
  • Public service organisations
  • Practitioners
  • Academic institutions 
  • Private sector organisations 
  • Groups of street-connected children and young people

Please note that StreetInvest is not a funding organisation and does not provide direct funding to its network members.