The Shanty Trust is U.K registered Charitable Trust (Registration No. 1188154) raising funds to support the work of partner organisation TILJALA SHED which works with rag pickers and the ultra-poor in Kolkata, India. Our mission is to relieve poverty by empowering women through vocational and livelihood programmes and protecting children from early marriage and child labour through educational support.
I am in regular touch with Parveen our programme co-ordinator and who has taken a special interest in this cohort of young people. This is