Future Hope is a charitable organisation which provides opportunity through its homes, school, sports and medical programme for some of
the most vulnerable children from the streets and slums of Kolkata, India.

We put society's most vulnerable children at the centre of all we do, and after more than 35 years we understand the problems they face,
and the solutions that dramatically and permanently change their lives for the better

From the streets to safety

For more than 35 years Future Hope has been helping vulnerable children escape the poverty and danger of the streets by providing safe homes where they feel cared for and happy.

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Primary School for Kids

Educating and empowering

Future Hope offers an excellent all-round education to street & slum children who are given the opportunity to realise their potential and find a path to an independent life.

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Join us

Sign up for our regular email newsletters and every month or so we will send you a roundup of what is going on at Future Hope in Kolkata and with our supporters around the world.

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Annual Newsletter

We hope that you share some of the joy, energy, life of the Future Hope children whilst you read about this year’s progress

News

Nurturing the beginnings of independent life - read more in our newsletter

Artificial Intelligence vs Human Touch - Annual House Drama Competition

It took months of research on deepfakes, voice cloning, overseas university scams and the latest in artificial intelligence. Building props, writing scripts, rehearsals and staging were carried out with huge commitment. And the the result were four brilliant productions in our annual "Katie Baddeley" drama competition.

The theme of "Artificial Intelligence Vs Human Touch" was testing. But the children of Future Hope rose to the challenge. "Seldom I have seen such intense and varied depictions on stage," said Kaushik Dutta, one of the judges.

At the end of the four performances the din of 600 claps resonated the Mahadevi Birla World Academy auditorium acknowleding the tremendous effort put up by the children. And after a tense wait, the winning house was Panthers.

Well done all, front of house, back stage, house captains and every performer, super job!

 

Impact

Since its inception in 1987 Future Hope has touched more than 3,500 young lives and many thousands more families.

We pride ourselves on our alumni who have become self-reliant, hardworking members of society, with steady employment and happy families.

"My dream is to motivate others so they don’t suffer the same ways I had to go through, to be a successful person and support my family".

 

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Did you know:

 

  • 100% of our children come from Below the Poverty Line dysfunctional families, or are orphaned.
  • Every new child creates a financial commitment of 15 years.
  • More than 90% of our students go on to higher education or skills training
  • Our alumni are now enjoying careers in IT, design, banking, teaching, sport, engineering, hospital management and many more.
  • Nearly 2/3 of Future Hope Alumni give back in their communities or to Future Hope

  • We rely largely on voluntary income from donations, fundraising and gifts in Wills.

  • Together we are changing lives for over 3000 children right now and thousands more over future generations