Founded in Kolkata in 1987 by Tim Grandage, Future Hope now has a number of homes for boys and for girls, which provide accommodation for children ranging in age from five to nineteen. The Future Hope School offers education from kindergarten to Class 12 (A level equivalent) both to children from our homes and to children from nearby slums who attend as day scholars. Day scholars make up about half of all the pupils in the 250 strong school. Sport and many other activities broaden their horizons and foster their talents. Once they have completed their schooling, Future Hope helps the young adults to move into higher education, training or paid employment.
Through our homes and school, Future Hope is committed to providing Kolkata’s street kids with the fundamental aspects of normal family life: