Sponsor a child

Transform a young life for just £15 a month

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Amount raised: £550.00

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Build a house

Help us build a new home for a family lacking even the most basic facilities

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Target amount: £2,147,483,647.00

Amount raised: £821.00

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We focus on the most vulnerable children and their families in impoverished rural villages in South India to support those in greatest need

Children's Villages - a safety net for orphaned children

For the children most in need in the poorest communities where we work in South India, our Children’s Villages provide the family, home and community they would otherwise lack

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Empowering women

Women from rural communities are able to take control of their families' and communities' futures through mutually supportive self-help groups

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HIV and AIDS

AIDS is a continuing concern in the area of South India in which we operate. We help those affected in our Children's Villages and beyond, but there's always more to do

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Our impact

7,500

children have improved educational opportunities through our schools and outreach programmes

950

children in our family care system have a safe home, enough food to eat and access to education

2,300

women in our 127 Self-Help groups in rural villages are gaining economic independence

Why support us?

Where we work

The poorest communities in the areas in South India in which we work depend on irregular, poorly paid work, mostly in the agriculture sector

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Make a difference that lasts

Your support transforms the lives of individuals and the rural communities in which they live. But our supporters know the direct action they enable has more than just an immediate impact

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News

  • Our e-news for November

    As well as celebrating Diwali and Children's Day, this month we welcomed a group of supporters from RTU-UK. They spent a week here, meeting the children they sponsor and experiencing the many aspects of our work with disadvantaged children and families Read more

  • Our e-news for October

    On 5 October we inaugurated the JK Meditation Hall in honour of Brother James Kimpton, our founder and 'thatha', on the first anniversary of his death. Read more

  • Our e-news for September

    September was a month of new beginnings for many of the children in our care. As the new school year began, some of our older pupils entered further education, while other RTU alumni took a significant step into married life. Read more