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Calcutta Rescue Fund
Calcutta Rescue Fund
REGISTERED NAME
CALCUTTA RESCUE FUND
REGISTERED NUMBER
290917
ORGANISATION TYPE
Charity Commission England and Wales
YEAR OF REGISTRATION
1985
Last Updated:
01.04.2021

£241k

Turnover

0

Employees

0

Volunteers

Organisation Overview

Areas of Interest

  • Girls and women
  • Boys and men
  • Education
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Poverty
  • Water

Our History

  • Calcutta Rescue Fund (CRF) was created to raise money and send volunteers for the work of Calcutta Rescue (CR) in Kolkata, India. CRF has no offices and is run by eleven trustees. Money is sent annually to Kolkata for the work there. Calcutta Rescue was founded in 1979 by a British doctor. CR employs 152 staff and works in Healthcare and Education

Areas of Operation

  • India

Beneficiaries

  • The General Public / Mankind

    Healthcare is served via three fixed clinics and two mobile clinics. There is also a mother and baby unit, disability clinic, Tb and leprosy clinic and a clean water project

  • The General Public / Mankind

    Education is supplied by two schools serving approx 650 children

Our Vision for a better future

  • Our vision is to continue to support CR’s work in Kolkata and to enable growth and continuity of the services which are offered free of charge to the very poor beneficiaries of Kolkata’s slums. All are helped regardless of age, caste, religion and gender.

Our goals to make a difference

  • To maintain and expand the healthcare work

  • To maintain and expand the educational work

  • To continue the clean water project in Malda District of West Bengal

  • To expand the Fairtrade accredited handicrafts project

  • To continue the Tb DOTS and HIV work

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