Scottish Love in Action (SLA) is a charity based in Scotland that cares for and supports vulnerable and destitute children in India. We feed, clothe, house, educate and provide medical care for over 500 children. We do this by funding a Home and School in Tuni.
Ravi Kumar was born on 31st December 2003 and has been at the Home for since he was six years old.
Hemanti was born in 2002. His father died of AIDS.
Sri Durga was born in 2002 years old. Her parents died when she was very young and she lived with her grandparents.
Somewari was born in 2002. Both her parents died in 2012, her father from a suspected heart attack and her mother from typhoid.
Karuna was born in 2005. Her father died in a car accident.
Manjula was born in 2004. She joined the Home in 2014 as her mother is severely handicapped.
Varma was born in 2005. He came to the Home in 2013. His father died while breaking stones when he slipped and was crushed to death.
Salmanraju contracted polio as a boy, suffering severe scoliosis and losing leg power until he could only move about on all fours, crab-like.
Kamala was born in 2002. She lived in a remote village in terrible circumstances.
Shanmukrao has been at the Tuni Home for eight years. His father has a crippling spinal condition and is bedridden.
Elijah was born in May 2011. His mother was a 16-year-old prostitute who had lost her mother and appealed to the Tuni Home for help when she was pregnant.
Palla John is 11 years old and has been at the Tuni Home for 8 years. Both his parents died of AIDS when he was only three.
Raju was brought to the Home in June 2014 by some local boys who found him crying in the Tuni market.
Anitha has lived at the Home for ten years. Her parents died in a road accident when she was two.
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SLA are delighted to announce that we have launched our short documentary about our work in India.
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