July 30th was International Day against trafficking in persons. Read Asha and Renu’s terrifying story here and how Renu was rescued through HOPEs support. Asha and her daughter Renu (names changed) went on a pilgrimage to Brindaban with a guru, whom they trusted and were devoted to. They reached Brindaban the following day and…Details
Rose of Tralee Jennifer Byrne has arrived safely in India where she will spend the week volunteering with The Hope Foundation and see first-hand the day-to-day struggles of the children living on the streets and in the slums of Kolkata.Details
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to Maureen Forrest CEO of The Hope Foundation and to her extended family on the death of her beloved mother Teresa Browne.
May she rest in peace.
We are very excited to bring you our first outdoor fundraising event this year, which will take place at the stunning Crosshaven House on Sunday 30th August. Crosshaven House have kindly allowed the exclusive use of their grounds to host a safe family day out, so please join us for a fun-filled Teddy Bear’s Picnic!…Details
We were delighted a number of months ago when we received the notification that Sue Perkins was on her way to Kolkata and had penciled HOPE in for a visit. We constantly seek to increase awareness of our work in Kolkata with some of the most underprivileged children of our time- Sue had decided to…Details
We are really grateful to Sue Perkins for raising awareness of our work in Kolkata during last Thursdays episode of The Ganges on BBC 1. Sue revisited a young girl called Rakhi after they first met in 2015. Rakhi, although in school, is still living in the streets and was not the same lively…Details
Corporate giving at Christmas really makes a difference. The incredible story of Specsavers in Kolkata this year is a glowing testament to CSR in action and the engagement of such a wonderful group of people with communities who needed their health and expertise.Details
As Prevention of Blindness Week concluded in India we highlight the amazing work that Specsavers Ireland have done, and continue to do, in Kolkata with The Hope Foundation.Details