FWT works with young people in India: to provide a safe home and loving Christian
environment for deprived children; and to provide access to education and suitable
further training to maximise their opportunity to earn a living wage and escape the poverty trap.
FWT is managed in the UK by a board of trustees comprising Alistair Coomer, Joy Rafferty-Smith, Tessa and Chris Sayers, Elsie and Brian Tugwell, Rachel and John Fisher and Helen Webster. They are assisted in India by the Nambikkai Illam Trust, based in Chennai, which manages the two childrenʼs homes at nearby Vengadu and Navalur villages and provides support to Faith Public School at Rajahmundry, about 350 miles further North.
£50 supports a child for a month at Nambikkai Illam, covering food, education, clothes, staff wages, and running costs. We welcome one-off donations by cheque (payable to Faith Welfare Trust) and regular donations by standing order (contact us for details). UK taxpayers can help further by signing up for Gift Aid on their donations. Learn more.
Planning a visit?
Nambikkai Illam welcomes visitors and the staff and children of both homes are pleased to receive guests. If you are planning a visit, please contact Chris and Tessa first for a copy of the Visitors Policy and a Visitors Declaration.