About us

We are a British Charity wich acts worldwide  as a helping and friendly hand to cover all kinds of needs. We complement the activities of other respected and well known agencies, both public and private

What we do

We aim to relieve poverty throughout the world and in particular in India, Peru, Spain and the United Kingdom. We work in the  advancement of education; the relief and prevention of sickness, disease and physical or mental disability.

 

 

Areas of work

We give grants to those who are disadvantaged, offering financial support to organisations and individuals.
We provide educational scholarships and bursaries in collaboration with the Royal Holloway University of London

 

Featured Projects:


Furniture for the Little Flower School, Andhra Pradesh, India

Furniture for the Little Flower School, Andhra Pradesh, India

The Little Flower School provides education to  more than 575 boys and girls among the Dalit and the most backward communities.

The Friendly hand gave them support by financing the furniture for 12 classrooms. 


Mano Amiga, Barcelona, Spain

Mano Amiga, Barcelona, Spain

Mano Amiga ( Friendly Hand in Barcelona) is dedicated to serving the  multiple needs of low-income families, old people and children 


Kitchen-Dining Room and staff salaries for Arulchandru  Special School for mentally disabled children, Tamil Nadu,  India

Kitchen-Dining Room and staff salaries for Arulchandru Special School for mentally disabled children, Tamil Nadu, India

Construction of a Dining Room and Kitchen for the Special School for mentally disabled children, run by the Brothers of the Sacred Heart in Tamil Nadu, India


Providing safe drinking water and sponsoring the food and medicine for 125 children in St, Xavier' School, Darsi, India

Providing safe drinking water and sponsoring the food and medicine for 125 children in St, Xavier' School, Darsi, India

This project gave financial assistance for the stablishment of a reverse osmosis water purifying plant to purify drinking water for the pupils at St Xavier's Shool, Darsi. The water contained excessive flouride and was unfit for  drinking, leading to serious health problems for the children. The Friendly hand  also sponsors the food and medicines for 125 children at the school.


Support for Jesuit meal centres in Cusco, Peru

Support for Jesuit meal centres in Cusco, Peru

The Friendly hand gives support to the Jesuit meal centres  in the  poor rural areas of Urcos and Huaro, Peru


Collaborators

Jesuitas del Peru
Karantaka
Spanish Wellfare Foundation