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Ciaran's Marathon for Calcutta

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Supporting the Education of young people in Calcutta

Calcutta Connect

Since our foundation we one of our greatest selling points to our supporters has been that 100% of a...

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I first visited Calcutta 16 years ago and I've worked with Calcutta Connect since our foundation in 2010. I've just returned from a visit to Calcutta where, once again, I witnessesed first hand the huge difference a little funding can make in Calcutta. We support the education of hundreds of children and young adults from marginalised backgrounds, working in association with local NGOs in the city of Calcutta and surrounding rural areas.

If you think putting myself through 42 painful kilometers is worth a little support, please donate whatever you can to Calcutta Connect. 

Here's why it's Important:

In India 36% of students have...

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@CarolineOGorman @PMVTrust @HopeFoundation Saturday 26 May @11am! Hopefully see you there Caroline!

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Supporters

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28-03-2018

Brid, Michael and Johanne - ALG

100.00
13-03-2018

Ailbhe Dennehy

Fantastic cause and great crusader! Well done C!

25.00
12-03-2018

Noeleen Meehan

Well done Ciaran!

20.00
12-03-2018

Anonymous

11-03-2018

Aoife Holden

25.00
10-03-2018

Rachael

About the Cause

Calcutta Connect
Since our foundation we one of our greatest selling points to our supporters has been that 100% of all donations we receive go directly towards the projects we support in Calcutta. As we have grown we have been proud to operate a 100% model which means that 100% of public donations we receive go directly towards the projects we support and any administrative expenses incurred (including the salary of our CEO) are met by separate funding, generously provided by a private patron. In short this mea...