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  1. Calcutta Rescue students win college admissions

    All nine Calcutta Rescue students who completed their final school exams won places for higher education. Shibshankar Roy and Dilip Mondal are studying 3D animation,…

  2. Teaching youngsters IT skills

    Soumitra Bose, Secretary of Calcutta Rescue, who had experience of introducing IT in corporate sector, is planning to give Calcutta Rescue’s schoolchildren IT skills so…

  3. Rukshana’s battle with TB

    Rukshana is a young mother who contracted tuberculosis when her son was less than a year old. She was sent to Calcutta Rescue’s Belgachia TB…

  4. Subho, from slum kid to school headmaster – an inspirational role model

    May 23, 2019 Subho (which means ‘good’) was born 30 years ago in a 10ft x 10ft hut in a slum in Kolkata with no…

  5. The Second Mobile Clinic Ready to serve 8,500 patients a year

    March, 2017  “If the patients cannot come to the clinic, the clinic will come to the patients” – with that motto the first Mobile Clinic…

  6. The Special Winter Olympics Gold Medalist was once a CR Patient

    Rabiul Gazi has come a long way since he first arrived at a Calcutta Rescue clinic at age 5, suffering from seizures, learning delay and…

  7. Nilu’s Dream of Following Neymar

    May, 2018 Nilu cannot remember his mother. His father, unable to support him, simply relinquished his responsibility and asked an old family friend to look…

  8. Film on the life of our Founder, Dr Jack, wins awards in Switzerland, Mumbai, Noida and Hyderabad, India

    Directed by Swiss photographer and Calcutta Rescue supporter, Benoit Lange, and shot by leading European cinematographer, Camille Cottagnoud, the film “Doctor Jack” was the public’s…

  9. Founder, Dr. Jack, retires after 40 years of helping Kolkata’s poorest

    Jan 12, 2019 Forty years after he first opened his medical bag and started treating the poorest of the poor on the pavements of Kolkata,…

  10. Tackling Gender Based Violence with Swayam

    Workshops on Gender Based Violence (GBV) are going to be held in 20 slums, in co-operation with the leading GBV charity Swayam to tackle the…

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