• Our partner in India, 
    the Institute of Social Work, supports women's empowerment projects.

    Find out more here.

  • Friends of Kolkata
    supports a number of
    education projects in India.

    Find out more here.

  • We rely on generous donations to support education in
    communities in Kolkata.

    Find out more today.

Latest News

Marketing/Communications and Event Management Internship opportunities

Marketing/Communications and Event Management Internship opportunities

Friends of Kolkata is on the hunt for some enthusiastic interns to help us promote and raise funds for our projects! 

We are currently taking applications for voluntary Marketing and Communications Interns and Event Management Interns for 2014. Interns would be expected to work indiv....

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A cup of coffee for an education!

A cup of coffee for an education!

For the cost of just one cup of coffee, you can help give children living in some of the most marginalised situations in India the opportunity to gain an education: an essential step on their journey out of poverty and towards a life where they can be free from hunger and oppression, and in which....

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"It's a Girl" documentary screening - May 15th

Friends of Kolkata invites you to attend a fundraiser screening of a new documentary that exposes the gendercide occurring in India and China, called It’s a Girl, on 15 May 2013 at 6.30pm at Loop Bar, 23 Meyers Place, Melbourne CBD.  The documentary screening will be followed by a p....

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People & Planet 2013 Diary & Wall Calendar Out Now!

People & Planet 2013 Diary & Wall Calendar Out Now!

We are excited to announce that we’re now taking orders for the 2013 People & Planet Diary and Calendar! We only have 30 copies of the Diary and 30 copies of the Calendar, so place your orders now to avoid missing out. You can pre-order your copy now for delivery or collection in O....

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Boys' Scholarships

Boys' Scholarships

Friends of Kolkata supports scholarships for boys' education alongside our existing scholarship program in Kidderpore and Barasat. Martin (FoK General Coordinator) explains:

Upon ISW’s recommendation, Friends of Kolkata has committed to providing special scholarships for a group of bo....

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A chat with Nupur, ISW director

A chat with Nupur, ISW director

Michael Chew is an old Friends of Kolkata volunteer who helped co-found FoK in 2005. He recently visited Kolkata and met up our partner organisation ISW for a brief chat.

I was in Kolkata for a brief holiday in 2011, and I thought it would be a g....

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