Scottish Love in Action (SLA) is a charity based in Scotland that cares for and supports vulnerable children in India.
SLA’s purpose is to help transform the lives of vulnerable children in India. We do this by partnering with and supporting grassroots Indian organisations that care for and educate children. Read about our projects. Our joint vision with our Indian partners is to reduce all forms of child poverty.
Daniel came to the Home in 2014.
From an early age she had worked as a maid in houses.
In 2013 Sister and brother Goutami and Raju arrived at the Home aged 3 and 4 respectively.
Indu has been at the Home since 2012.
Pavani joined the Home in June 2014.
Kanaka was born on 19th August 2000 and came to the Home when she was 9 years old.
David was born in 2007. His mother has mental health problems and cannot look after him.
Lokesh's father left his mother soon after he was born in 2006 to find work in the city and never returned.
Anil was born in 2000.
Laxmi was born on 30th December 2000.
Apurna was born in 1999. Both her parents are dead through work related accidents.
Stella was born in 2009 and has been at the Home for two years.
Neelima was born in 2006 and her brother Suria in 2008.
Siri was born on 28th July 2007; both her parents abandoned her soon after.
Sita was born on 4th December 2000. Both her parents died from AIDS when she was just four years old.
Jadageswari was born in 2004. Her start in life was horrific.
Lavania was born in 2006. Her mother died in her sleep when Lavania was 4 years old.
Ravi Kumar was born on 31st December 2003 and has been at the Home 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.
SLA Founder, Gillie Davidson, nominated for Scottish Charity Awards 2018
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