Karuna Trust

Our vision is of a world without prejudice, in which every human being has the opportunity to fulfil their potential, regardless of their background or beliefs. We aim to do this by challenging the ignorance and prejudice that trap people in poverty.

Children in one of the supplementary schools

Children in one of the supplementary schools
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Girl playing with a toy tortoise

Girl playing with a toy tortoise
Without the project these children would not have been able to play with such toys as their parents, earning around $1.50 a day, would not be able to afford them. (view small | med | large | orig)

One of the girls in the creche

One of the girls in the creche
(view small | med | large | orig)

Girl playing on a swing in the pre-school

Girl playing on a swing in the pre-school
Now the children get to enjoy their childhood through the creche and pre-school which removes them from the factories (view small | med | large | orig)

A girl sleeping in the bidi-rolling factory

A girl sleeping in the bidi-rolling factory
Until the project set up creches and pre-school facilities, infants and children had to spend all day in the toxic enclosed atmosphere of the factories, which gave them bad health and kept them out of education. Many would start helping their mothers as soon as they are big enough. (view small | med | large | orig)
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