Yoga teachers and long time HOPE supporters Simon Low and Vikki Stevenson are delighted to announce details of their exciting upcoming Kolkata Yoga 2022 trip!Details
Ahead of the ICC 2019 Cricket World Cup, 10 teams of street girls and boys from across the world have an amazing opportunity to come to London to compete in their own Cricket World Cup event (SCCWC), from 30th April to 7th May. The Hope Foundation has been invited to bring a team of street…Details
We would like to thank the wonderful people of Bedford HOPE Events committee, including Jacqueline Merne and Poonam Chand, for organising a very successfully charity lunch recently.
The event was a sell out and everyone that attended had a wonderful time. The funds raised will go directly to improving the lives of street and slum children in Kolkata.Details
A message of appreciation from our Hon. Director Maureen Forrest and her family. I would like to thank everyone most sincerely for all your support and kindness following the recent death of my beloved husband Dick which was so sudden and heartbreaking. I now begin the journey to try and get my life…Details
It is with deep regret that we announce the death of Dick Forrest, beloved husband of our Hon Director Maureen Forrest. The Hope Foundation will be forever indebted to Dick. His kindness and support of Maureen’s work as our volunteer CEO over the past 20 years was a testament to his great heart. He was…Details
We all have a dream for our lives and dreams for our children. Here is Alifa’s story, this is her dream in her own words. By giving people training, skills and trades, we are giving them power. The power to take control and change their lives forever, and to help others do the same. Thank…Details
HOPE is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for a prestigious award in the Irish Healthcare Centre awards 2018. HOPEs Community Healthcare Project – “Jana Swathya Suraksha” has been shortlisted in the category of “Initiatives in Community Care Services”. In announcing the shortlisted finalists for this year, Tony O Brien, Director General of…Details
We are delighted to announce that our London Lunch, kindly sponsored by Galliard Homes, will take place on February 8th in the magnificent surroundings of The Ned, one of the city’s most spectacular heritage hotels.
The event will be hosted by HOPE Ambassador Christopher Biggins. Special guest on the day will be Oscar winning actor and HOPE Patron, Jeremy Irons.Details
Last week saw Sue return to Kolkata, the “City of Joy”, in the final episode of her documentary series “The Ganges” – navigating the holy river from the highs of the Himalayas, through India and out into the Indian Ocean at the Bay of Bengal. Sue previously visited Kolkata and The Hope Foundation two…Details
Join HOPE & the Yoga Garden Party team for an unforgettable week in Kolkata from 6–13 January 2018. Daily yoga with Simon, Ruth and Vikki, opportunities to visit and engage in HOPE’s many inspiring projects for the city’s street connected children, and time to explore Kolkata, also known as the City of Joy.Details
On World Literacy Day we invite you to read this piece by HOPE founder and Hon. Director Maureen Forrest. In it, Maureen shares her thoughts about the contrast between educational opportunities in Ireland & India.Details
The HOPE UK team is extremely pleased to announce that we can now offer Residential placements in Kolkata for young people completing their Gold DofE.
The Kolkata Residential trip will allow young people to play an active role in supporting our work across our education and protection projects in a safe and supervised way.Details