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 380,000 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 can enable one child to go through the Magic Bus programme for one year
£50 can provide three children with a full education up to the end of secondary school, sparing them from the horrors of child marriage and child labour
£140 can train one young person as a Magic Bus Community Youth Leader, leading life-changing sessions for children from marginalised communities for a year
£1,000 can empower a village of 50 children to take part in the Magic Bus programme for a year

Ross’ India Travel Blog – Part 3

Click Here to Go Back To Part 2! Hello Magic Bus supporters! This entry has turned out to be even longer than the last (I had a particularly busy Day 4!) so lets just dive right in! Day 3: Most of today was spent at the Magic Bus office, giving...

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Ross’ India Travel Blog – Part 2

Click Here to Go Back To Part 1! Hello Magic Bus supporters! I want to prefece this part of my blog by saying that it's a little long. I tried editing it down, but there's too much I want to say that I don't want to take out. So heads up!...

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Ross’ India Travel Blog – Part 1

Hello Magic Bus supporters! I’m Ross, Magic Bus UK’s Information Coordinator. If you’ve ever looked around our website, read our seasonal newsletter, or just seen a Magic Bus UK post on social media, then you will have seen some of my work! Right now, I’m...

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The Sad News of Tessa Jowell’s Death

Everyone at Magic Bus was extremely saddened to hear the news that Tessa Jowell had lost her fight against brain cancer over the weekend. Tessa was a great friend to Magic Bus and visited many of our programmes in India on a number of occasions. She will...

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Brentford FC Fan Zone 2018

Back in April Magic Bus UK was invited to the Brentford FC Community Sports Trust Fan Zone 2018 and Programme Volunteer Jenson Rajkumar and Fundraising Director Jane Backlog were on hand to take part. On a beautiful spring Saturday in West...

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Destination TOMS

TOMS UK hosted its annual Destination TOMS training experience in London, Manchester, Glasgow and Dublin. In the London and Dublin events, Magic Bus, as one of TOMS’ 90 Giving Partners worldwide, were invited to talk about the role of one (Giving Partner)...

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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...

Street Child United Cricket World Cup 2019

Ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup hosted by England & Wales in the summer of 2019, London and Cambridge will be playing host to the inaugural Street Child Cricket World Cup (SCCWC). The creation of Street Child United, creators of the Street Child...

#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...

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...

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...


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 structure,...
Registered with Fundraising Regulator

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Contact Us

Magic Bus UK
32-36 Loman Street
London SE1 0EH


Phone: 020 7922 7717

11 + 15 =

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