WELCOME TO DON BOSCO ASHALAYAM KOLKATA !

Don Bosco Ashalayam, Kolkata is an Indian NGO working for the rehabilitation of street and destitute children. Ashalayam provides assistance to all children in need, regardless of religion, caste, or gender. Over 500 children reside in Ashalayam’s twenty three shelter homes and benefit from educational, vocational, and recreational opportunities.  Through its street presence and various programmes in the slums and railway stations, Ashalayam also provides assistance to thousands of street children every year. Over three decades, Ashalayam has helped over 80,000 children. 

MISSION

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Don Bosco Ashalayam was created to protect street and destitute children and to empower them to become strong, independent and educated adults. Above all, Ashalayam’s objective is to give hope to the hopeless; it’s name “Ashalayam”, which means “Haven of Hope” in Sanskrit.

VISION

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A child-friendly society that offers equal opportunities to all children and in which they can grow up safely and become agents of social harmony.