New Charitable Trust established to support Tiljala SHED

The trustees very pleased to announce the establishment of a new UK registered charitable trust dedicated to supporting Tiljala SHED and other organisations committed to the relief of poverty in India and around the world.

The Shanty Trust is U.K registered Charitable Trust (Registration No. 1188154) raising funds to support the work of partner organization TILJALA SHED which works with the rag pickers and ultra-poor of central Kolkata, India. The Shanty Trust’s mission is to relieve poverty through the empowerment of women and the protection and education of children.

The Shanty Trust was founded by Jane Manson in December 2019 and registered as charity no 1188154 with the UK Charity Commission in January 2020. Other trustees are Jane’s sister, Emma Boot, Maggie Cassidy, Charlie (Chantal) McMurdie and Helen Bratchell.

Donations to the Shanty Trust can be made here

Emergency COVID19 Fund:

General donations: