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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.

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Ravi Kumar

Ravi Kumar was born on 31st December 2003 and has been at the Home since he was six years old.

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Hemanti

Hemanti was born in 2002. His father died of AIDS.

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Sri Durga

Sri Durga was born in 2002 years old. Her parents died when she was very young and she lived with her grandparents.

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Someswari

Somewari was born in 2002. Both her parents died in 2012, her father from a suspected heart attack and her mother from typhoid.

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Karuna Kumari

Karuna was born in 2005. Her father died in a car accident.

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Manjula

Manjula was born in 2004. She joined the Home in 2014 as her mother is severely handicapped.

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Varma

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.

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Salmanraju

Salmanraju contracted polio as a boy, suffering severe scoliosis and losing leg power until he could only move about on all fours, crab-like.

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Kamala

Kamala was born in 2002. She lived in a remote village in terrible circumstances.

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Shanmukrao

Shanmukrao has been at the Tuni Home for eight years. His father has a crippling spinal condition and is bedridden.

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Elijah

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.

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Palla John

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.

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Raju

Raju was brought to the Home in June 2014 by some local boys who found him crying in the Tuni market.

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Anitha

Anitha has lived at the Home for ten years. Her parents died in a road accident when she was two.

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WATCH NOW - Lighting Candles in India

Please watch the film about our work in India and share, tagging your post #beacandleforSLA. To give £3 text CANDLE to 70300 or donate online.


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Event cancelled

Sadly due to low ticket sales we have had to cancel the One Day in May Book Festival. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Irvine Welsh supports SLA

Irvine Welsh, author of 'Trainspotting', talks about why he supports Scottish Love in Action (SLA)

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Lighting Candles in India Film

SLA are delighted to announce that we have launched our short film about our work in India.

Volunteer in India

Help with the ongoing work at the Light of Love Home and the surrounding area.

Volunteer in Scotland

We have opportunities for more people to join us so we can expand the ways in which we raise funds.

© Scottish Love in Action 2014 / Phone 0131 629 9112 / Email enquiries@sla-india.org
A registered Scottish Charity / Charity Number SC030516 / Company Number SC280397
Scottish Love in Action, St Ninian’s Centre, 140 The Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9RR

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