Udavum Karangal Orphanage www.udavumkarangal.org
Udavum Karangal means “Helping Hands” in English. Located in Chennai, India, Udavum Karangal Orphanage not only helps discarded or abandoned children but also adults in the society. Established in 1983, the orphanage had a sole objective of serving people in distress who were orphaned or destitute. As of 2011, the center takes care of about 2000 individuals including abandoned babies, abused, discarded or orphaned children, mentally challenged, physically disabled and/or terminally ill people of various ages. Udavum Karangal does not receive any government funding or foreign grants. Their funds are raised through donations from philanthropic and public donations. Please visit their website to see the life altering changes made possible by Udavum Karangal.