Khushi Feet is a charity (Registered Charity Number: 1150339) based in Faversham, Kent which raises money and awareness for schools for street children in Kolkata. It was established by Emily Cook in March 2012.

What does ‘Khushi Feet’ mean?
The children at the street school have very few clothes and run around barefoot. At the same time they are some of the happiest children you could ever meet! ‘Khushi’ is the Bengali word for ‘happy’.



"When I was a teenager, I visited Kolkata, India and had the opportunity to work in schools for street children. I was fascinated by how the teachers ran these schools with such limited resources. I was so happy to see excited the street children were to be at school, and could see how much of a difference an education was making in their lives. After returning to the UK, I wanted to do something to raise awareness and funding for these street children and their schools - so I set up the charity Khushi Feet. My vision is to engage people in Khushi's fundraising activities to help change young lives in Kolkata." Emily Cook

Read more: Footsteps to Freedom


Donate Now

There are several ways you can donate to Khushi Feet. Thank you so much for anything you can give! 

How to Donate to Khushi Feet (Donation Form pdf)

One-off Text Donation

Text 'FEET29' followed by the amount (£1, £2, £3, £4, £5 or £10) to 70070. For example: to give £5, text: FEET29 £5. Texts are charged at your mobile phone operator's standard rate. The charity will receive 100% of your donation. You must be 16 or over and please ask the bill payer's permission. For full terms and conditions and more information, please visit www.justgiving.com/info/terms-of-service.


Online Donation

One-off or regular online donations, click here:

Make a donation using Virgin Money Giving

Donations by cheque or bank transfer

Account details and information can be found on our Donation Form. Please complete the Gift Aid declaration where possible and return it to us.

Regular Donations

If you are able to give any amount regularly it will be much appreciated and we can increase your donation by 25% at no cost if you are able to sign the Gift Aid declaration. You can set up a standing order using our Donation Form, or use our online giving page.

Sponsor a Child

Believing that education is the first footstep to breaking the cycle of poverty, Khushi Feet works to fund education for children living on the street or in deprived areas in India.

You can now sponsor a child being educated in a hostel (school with accommodation) run by our partners GNCEM in Kolkata. Sponsorship of £25 a month will help to feed, clothe and educate a child who would otherwise receive no education.

We'd love to hear from you!