Welcome to Shuktara

Shuktara is a charity based in Kolkata, India, which provides care for children and young people with disabilities who have no family to take care of them.

firstday

This is the only image we have from 1st July 1999.

On the 1st July 1999 David Earp was asked by the Missionaries of Charity to look after two boys, Anna and Sunil. After 15 years, shuktara now takes care of 19 children and young adults. Today they are celebrating this very special anniversary on the roof of the boys’ home.

To read more about David, and how he started the charity, please click here.

Click below to see regular updates and photos from Kolkata on our Facebook page and on Twitter.