Freeing Children From Poverty, Creating Brighter Futures

What We Do

The Magic Bus Programme uses a special combination of Physical Activity, Play, Sport and Mentoring to engage with children and young people living in poverty. Through our sessions, we teach important life lessons that will help those taking part to escape poverty.

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How You Can Help

Magic Bus relies on the generous support of our donors to help children and young people in Southern Asia escape poverty and live happier lives. There are lots of ways that you can help improve the life of a child living in poverty – the Magic starts with you!

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Where We Work

Magic Bus is working with over 370,000 children across four countries: India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Myanmar. In each of these countries, children and young people are trapped in poverty, with little hope of escape without a positive intervention.

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Magic Bus relies on the generous support of individuals to fund our work with children and young people living in poverty in India.

£20 could enable one child to go through the Magic Bus programme for one year
£40 could enable two girls to take part in the Magic Bus programme for a year
£130 could enable a young person to take part in the Magic Bus Livelihood Programme

Visiting Kolkata

Today I visited the Panchantala cluster located in the Dhakuria community of Kolkata. It is in this community where Magic Bus runs a Manchester City’s Cityzens Giving project. Today’s session was facilitated by the Community Youth Leader, Abhishek and...

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#5000Miles2Mumbai Update

Joe & Verity's Journey So Far Click To Expand A little over 3 months after setting off, Joe & Verity are quickly catching up on the half way point of their epic journey cycling the 5000 miles from London to Mumbai. All along their route they've...

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Forest & Fir – Charitable Christmas Trees

Magic Bus UK is proud to announce our partnership with "Forest & Fir" this holiday season! Providers of Premium Christmas Trees, Forest & Fir will donate £10 to Magic Bus for every Christmas Tree purchased by a Magic Bus supporter between now and Christmas...

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Nagma’s Story: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

This is Darukhana, an area of Mazgaon in the shinning city of Mumbai. It is popularly known for its Ship breaking and Ironworks industries and is packed with dingy tin warehouses, narrow lanes, and factories. I was born and raised here! As a child, I was never allowed...

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This Holiday Season, from the delights of Diwali to the carols of Christmas, Magic Bus UK is raising money to transform the lives of girls living in poverty in India.   Girls like Sita... 12-year-old Sita* lives in the slums outside Delhi in a makeshift...

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Choosing a Brighter Future – Ziyaul’s Story

Ziyaul Mustafa lives in the district of Lal Kuan, on the fringes of South Delhi, a place with a notorious reputation for crime and criminality. It’s here that Ziyaul, his parents and six siblings survived on the meagre income brought in by Ziyaul’s father, one of...

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Team South India: Champions!

They did it! Team South India are the 2019 Street Child Cricket World Cup Champions! The first team to win this special competition, Shama, Bhavani, Irfan, Mani and their teammates from Chennai, will be written into the history books for their amazing achievement....

Meet Team South India!

Meet Team South India, a team of street-connected young people competing for glory at the 2019 Street Child Cricket World Cup in London.

Magic Bus & Surrey County Cricket Club

Magic Bus is delighted to announce a brand new funding partnership with Oval Cricket Relief Trust, Surrey County Cricket Club's charity. A grant of £45,000 over 3 years will allow us to continue working with 1400 young people living in 4 communities in Kolkata who...

Support Magic Bus @ The Street Child 2019 Cricket World Cup

Magic Bus is proud to be taking part in the 2019 Street Child Cricket World Cup (SCCWC). Taking place in London and Cambridge ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup, the SCCWC will see 10 teams of street-connected children from around the world will represent their...

We’re Moving House

On the 4th of March, Magic Bus UK is going to be moving house. We're only going to be a hop, skip and a jump away from our old office, but our address is going to change. If you want to get in contact with us by post or plan on giving us a visit after the 4th of...

#5000Miles2Mumbai – Crossing The Finish Line!

They did it! In just 5 months, Joe & Verity cycled all the way from London to Mumbai.   On the 25th of January, our magic cyclists crossed the finish line in Mumbai where they were met with a hero's welcome by our colleagues at Magic Bus India. There, they...
Registered with Fundraising Regulator

Magic Bus UK is registered with the Fundraising Regulator. Click here to find out more about our commitment to achieving the highest standard of fundraising.

Contact Us

Magic Bus UK
7-14 Great Dover Street
London, SE1 4YR


 Phone: 020 7922 7717

14 + 10 =

Magic Bus India Head Office
3rd Floor, JK Textiles Building, Mehra Estate,
Near Jaswanti Landmark, LBS Marg,
Vikhroli West, Mumbai – 400079

Phone: +91 (22) 6243 4848


Magic Bus USA

1080 Eldridge Parkway
Suite 1175
Houston, TX 77077