The Don Bosco Ashalayam (Sanskrit for „House of Hope") was founded by the Indian social worker and member of Salesians Father Anthony Thaiparamhil in 1986 in poor quarter Pilkhana (Calcutta-Howrah).
The Ashalayam is in Kolkata (Calcutta), one of the major cities in India. Kolkata is also known as the poorhouse of India.
The number of children and youngsters (up to 15 years) who live on the streets of Kolkatta has been estimated 100.000 by UNICEF.
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Dr. med. Michael und Angela Jacobi Stiftung
Don Bosco Stiftungszentrum München
Bank für Sozialwirtschaft
BLZ: 700 20 500
Konto: 374 0900 090
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