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Kavi’s Memorial Walk

Forty people will be doing a 20km sponsored walk for Calcutta Rescue in September – please support them! The team will spend Sunday, 5th September, walking from Kew to Hampton Court along the Thames Thowpath to raise money for Calcutta Rescue’s core activities – health and education. A third of children in Kolkata’s slums have …

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Education on Wheels

Most children still can’t go to school in Kolkata due to Covid restrictions, so Calcutta Rescue is now taking the school to them. It has converted a school bus into a classroom and earlier this month it began touring the slums every day allowing children aged four to six to begin their education. Preparing children whose …

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Christmas Joy Concert

30 Artists 7 Countries 1 Unforgettable Concert A kaleidoscope of top musicians from around the world are preparing to perform next month in Christmas Joy, an online concert being organised by Calcutta Rescue. The charity has organised it to bring joy into people’s lives at the end of such a difficult year for everyone and …

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Vocational Training Starts for Dropped Out CR Students

Eleven young people have just started high-quality vocational training courses thanks to Calcutta Rescue. They were all former secondary school students with the charity and six of them had dropped out before taking exams. Now they are all back studying with the help of Future Hope ,another NGO that partnered with CR, who are in collaboration with …

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CR Provides Influenza Vaccines for High Risk Patients

World Health Organization (WHO) has recently estimated that every year, 290 000 to 650 000 deaths globally are associated with respiratory diseases from seasonal influenza. The best way to prevent that is to get vaccinated every year. The novel coronavirus also falls into the flu category. Most of the symptoms are similar to common influenza. …

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