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the ChoraChori Nepal child rescue programme

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Philip Holmes

ChoraChori is rescuing displaced and trafficked Nepalese children from India. We need your support to bring them home to Nepal and their families.

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Hundreds of Nepali children are stranded in the abyss of India, often trapped in Dickensian children's homes or in bonded labour situations where they are held as modern day slaves. The children have crossed the open border between the two countries either looking for a job and a better life (especially after the 2015 earthquakes) or they might have been trafficked there by criminals. All of the children are in abusive situations and highly vulnerable, yearning to return to Nepal and be with their families. We want to bring freedom to the children and give them the chance to start afresh in their homeland, regaining childhoods and a chance of a decent future.

Event details

Rescuing Nepal's Lost Children

ChoraChori is unique within Nepalese NGOs in that it sends rescue teams into India to find the lost children and effect their release. Then they are brought back to our dedicated transit refuge in Kathmandu where the children can be assessed and receive initial rehabilitation. Many children are traumatised after the physical, psychological and sometimes sexual abuse that they have experienced. While initial care is underway ChoraChori field staff trace the children's families - a huge challenge as many of them have run away from extreme poverty in the remotest areas. After families are found we consider the domestic circumstances to see if reunification is possible and, if the children are considered to be in good health, this is done with all haste. Where children's families can't be found or their homes are unsuitable for reintegration then we investigate other long term care options.

Event date

19-February-2017 16:00  - 
31-December-2017 23:55

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Donation by Anonymous
on 29-03-2018
£5.00 gift aid
We were very moved by the performance of As a Tiger in the Jungle.
Donation by Anonymous
on 26-03-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Good work
Donation by Daniel Simpson
on 12-03-2018
£0.00 gift aid
Please accept my small contributing for an amazing work you do to help and give hopes to 100s of nepalese children who have been trafficked and displaced. Keep up the good work.
Donation by Hitman Gurung
on 17-02-2018
£0.00 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 27-01-2018
£50.00 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 05-01-2018
£12.50 gift aid
Go Philip and Beverley, with admiration from Deb and Denis
Donation by Anonymous
on 28-11-2017
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Hugely important work. Delighted to donate to a charity with deep ties to the region. Cxx
Donation by Christine Asbury
on 23-08-2017
£12.50 gift aid
I admired the work of Nepal Chhora Chhori charity organisation for giving underprivileged children a hope/ shelter and love and care through education. Keep up the good work.
Donation by Anonymous
on 22-07-2017
£0.00 gift aid
To mark the wedding of Marian and Tony, very belatedly.
Donation by Rosi Gentry
on 03-07-2017
£5.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £1,454.00
Offline Donations: £6,640.00
Total Raised: £8,094.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £8,360.00

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