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 


Purchase of Equipment for the Holy Cross Hospital, Karnataka, India

Purchase of Equipment for the Holy Cross Hospital, Karnataka, India

The Friendly hand has given support to the Hospital in  replacing their broken C Arm Machine, and also buying other necessary equipment. The hospital is managed by the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross.  They provide a  tremendous service to the poor and needy people irrespective of caste, creed or religion.  One of the principal activities of the Congregation is health promotion through Hospitals and health Centers.

 


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 150 children in St, Xavier' School, Darsi, India

Providing safe drinking water and sponsoring the food and medicine for 150 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 150 children at the school.


Collaborators

Asociación Siempre Adelante
Karnataka
Spanish Wellfare Foundation
Jesuitas del Peru