What we do

Calcutta Rescue Fund is a UK charity dedicated to supporting the work of Calcutta Rescue in India. Calcutta Rescue provides free healthcare, education, vocational training and employment for the poorest people in Kolkata, and provides essential services such as clean water in slums.

Our aim is to offer the essential support that individuals and communities need to transform their lives for the better.



Living Standards


Arsenic Project

Poverty Research

Get involved

Calcutta Rescue Fund is a small charity and we rely on the generosity of individuals and organisations to fund this vital work. If you like what we do then please consider supporting us in whatever way you can. Together we can ensure that the charity’s pioneering work reaches even more people in ever more effective ways.


There are a variety of ways to make a donation. Please follow the link below to find out more.

Volunteer in the UK

We are always seeking enthusiastic people to join us as fundraisers. Click below to find out more. 

Volunteer in Kolkata

Volunteers from around the world play an important role in supporting the work of the team in India. 

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