22 years ago CHIKS opened their original orphanage in Kerala the ‘Main house’ (Karunanilayam). Chiks then helped other strongly motivated Indians to open orphanages in addition to buying a neglected farm to sustain these Hill Homes.
A very special woman trained bt Mother Teresa and the Missionaries of Charity, was caring for some fifty disabled people when I came across her in a crumbling building in a poor fishing village in the south of India (writes Robin Radley)
How To Help
Following the devasting monsoon rains this summer, our homes are in urgent need of further funds and support. The children in our care are doing alot better than the majority in Kerala, but malnourishment and sickness are a continual threat.
Years Of Caring
Children receiving total support and Education
Donations desperately needed following the monsoon rain damage
Working towards self sufficiency farming
Educating the children is breaking the poverty cycle
Our buses keep children safe on the roads
Fund Raising Events
Rowledge Village Fayre
All’s fayre… Rowledge Village Fayre proved another success for Chiks’ supporters who hosted a busy and fun bric-a-brac stall on a beautiful, sunny Bank Holiday. Thank you to everyone who worked so hard and to all those who supported Chiks on the day! We caught the workforce in action and a rare photo of Robin!
08 Sep 2017
Teachers Run Half Marathon In the Heat
Adam recently undertook the Richmond Half Marathon, in this tremendous heatwave, raising in excess of £1,000 for CHIKS. He says “Our target is to raise £1000 in order to buy solar panels for a children’s home in Kerala, India.