East Meets West Orphans Foundation seeks to improve the lives of abandoned children:
a) To provide support for children in Canada, India and other countries, as resources permit.
b) To provide funding to children for day-to-day physical health, hygiene, dental, health and education; to improve their well-being.
c) To provide similar and related services for the benefit of children in Canada, India and other countries as determined by our membership.
d) To do all such things as may be necessary or conducive to the attainment of these purposes.
In 2008 a group of business leaders and concerned citizens came together to support a little girl who was saved from the harsh streets of Kolkata and found her forever family in Canada. Seeing this beautiful little girl thrive was the necessary inspiration for this group to establish a charity to help other children out of similarly desperate situations and into their forever families. The East Meets West Orphans Foundation was established in 2008 and was shortly thereafter registered as a Charity through the Government of Canada.
Great news everyone the Kelowna International airport’s annual spring event on Saturday raised close to $6000.00!!!The money will ALL go to help children with serious medical disorders at Navajeevan and Navadiganta the two homes in Kolkata, West Bengal India. Thank you for supporting us. Thank you to the staff at the Kelowna Airport for selecting our charity. This fall two student doctors from UBC's medical school will be going to work with the children. Our little charity played a big part in getting the students the global medical experience which will serve them well in their medical careers. This just shows that together we can make a difference.