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The Frishta Children's Village, India charity was formed in 2003 by Nigel & Rachel Studley and registered with the UK Charities Commission in October of that year.

Frishta in the UK

quote_gidoomal_1 BACK HISTORY TRUSTEES

The Frishta India Charitible Trust was formed in April 2007 and is registered in Mohali District, Punjab, India. It is the responsibility of the India Trust to ensure that all funds received from the UK and India are spent solely on the Frishta Children's Village and that village is managed correctly and the children are well cared for and developed.


Rachel Studley is President of the Frishta India Charitable Trust.


Nigel Studley is the Village Director


Frishta in India


  • to advance the welfare of Indian street, 'railway' and orphaned children through the relief of poverty, sickness and distress

  • to provide children's homes and education for street children through the establishment a school in a children's village in the Chandigarh area of Punjab, Northern India

  • to create individual family homes with small families of up to 12 children, each with their own facilities and dedicated house parents

  • to give these children a home, an education, a hope and a future.