Friends of The Children of Orissa


Starting to research the registered charity ‘Friends of The Children of Orissa’ – a charity which supports a school in the Indian state of Orissa (now known as ‘Odisha’). The schoolchildren are rescued from streets and railway stations, and are saved from horror including physical abuse, rape and murder. The films ‘Lion’ and ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ give some idea.

I am hoping to raise money for this charity during 2018 – watch this space, but in the meantime, do as I have done – consult the charty website at and donate. Every penny donated goes towards the education and well-being of the children. Unlike with most larger well-known charities, no money from these donations is spent on administration or any other overhead.

Thank you.

Ian Tait

22 December 2017