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Message From Peter Lakin, President name is Peter Lakin and I am President of Alamelu Children’s Homes (Canada). I first became involved in this organization more that forty years ago during a visit to India. Later I formed a Canadian group to raise funds to support SKGA, drawing on a pool of friends and fellow teachers. read more

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About Alamelu Children’s Homes

Registration Alamelu Children's Home is a Canadian charity, 86331 1866 RR001, registered with Canada Revenue Agency All donations are tax-deductible in Canada.  All donors will receive tax receipts About For more than fifty years, the Sri Kanyakumari Gurukula Ashram (SKGA) has cared for abandoned infants and neglected children, providing accommodation in clean basic cottages, plus …

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What SKGA Does: Providing Homes for Infants and Children, and Community Services Homes for Infants In its Homes for Infants, SKGA provides free, long-term, comprehensaive care for abandoned infants. New-born and young children up to the age of five years are cared for by dedicated housemothers and assistants. Homes for Children  In the Children’s Homes, …

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History and Philosophy

Founded by Mrs. V. Alamelu Ammal in 1952 at Kanyakumari at the southern tip of India, SKGA is based on the concept of the ancient Ashrams (community with a common goal) and Gurukulas. Child-care services are structured and delivered as within a large extended family where the older members take care of the younger. Modern …

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Become a Supporter

Give the Gift of Support – Sponsor a Child in India Alamelu Children’s Homes (Canada) is a Canadian charity whose main goal is to support the Sri Kanyakumari Gurukula Ashram (SKGA), a children’s home in southern India. Alamelu Children’s Homes (Canada) supports SKGA by finding sponsors for individual children, and by raising money for food, …

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