Christmas in Kolkata

This year we had a wonderful celebration with the Children, Staff and Families from the Community as we gathered together on Christmas Day.  The Children prepared for this special event by decorating our Home and practicing for the concert they presented for all the guests.  It was such a beautiful day celebrating together!

We want to wish all our…

Performing Arts Workshop

Written by FreeToBe Social Worker

The workshops started with the inauguration speech by Mr. Pradip Kr. Barui, Assistant Director of Social Welfare, Govt. of West Bengal regarding the importance of performing arts in our life. Later the Welcome Address was delivered by the President of RMDI about the “History of Bengali culture, drama and performing art” which was followed by a speech regarding…

Anti-Child Labour Workshop

On the 1st May,  Labour Day,  the Social Welfare Department ran a program in in our Child Development Centre along with children from two Children’s Homes in our local area. Members of the committee presented awareness on the important subject of Child Labour.  Through this program the children discussed and received teaching on what is Child Labour, What is Physical Abuse and Domestic…

Vaccination Program


Recently we started a Vaccination Program for the children we are working with. Our local Doctor and Pediatrician had the job of administering the injections to each of the 25 Children.  We are happy to report that the youngest children were the bravest of all.  They gave no complaint about the small amount of pain they received because their eyes were set on the chocolate…

Afternoon Fun

See Recent Pics of our Craft Program

School Christmas Program

School Christmas Program

University Program

Recently we received a visit from some new and old friends of our Home, students from a local University.  Some of these students originally got acquainted with our home through a visiting team but have now shown interest in continually visiting and helping to encourage our children to be the best they can be.

Our time together was spent singing, dancing and enjoying a wonderful afternoon…

Life Story Books

A significant thing that we work on in our Home is the development of Life Story Books for each of the Children.

These books are a written record of significant events in the life of each child, together with photos.  Over the past few years we have had staff and volunteers work on these books with the children and have had a significant amount of donated scrapbooking supplies given to us…

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