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IIMC, Institute for Indian Mother & Child, is an Indian non-governmental organization with its main headquarters in Kolkata, India. They work to improve the lives of the poorest people living in the rural villages of West Bengal by providing education for their children,  medical and healthcare for the villagers, setting up programs to empower the women and running  development projects like building toilets and constructing tube wells.

IIMC UK is the United Kingdom arm of IIMC and supports IIMC India by running a Child Sponsorship program, sending volunteers to India and donating to projects.  Our sponsors are amongst those in the 27 countries who sponsor a child through IIMC’s Education and Child Sponsorship programme. Our volunteers have taken part in administering medical help in the clinics provided for the villagers by IIMC. Donations from UK sponsors go towards the running of projects like the cow project, microcredit lending and various women empowerment programmes.

Christmas Ornaments

Christmas Greetings

Christmas 2022 and New Year 2023 greetings from Dr Sujit and all in IIMC Kolkata. Download here.

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Christmas Market

Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th December

Saturday 17th Dec  11am - 6pm

Sunday  18th Dec 10am - 5pm

Backyard Market

146 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL

For queries contact


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Activities in IIMC Kolkata (July 22)


Medical Clinic. Distribution of essentials and food to school children. Adult learning.  Microcredit in the village. Exercise programs. Fruit and vegetable growing. Fish farms. 

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Memorable Moments  May 22

On 28th May 2022 IIMC was honoured and awarded by the Sur-O-Seva Civil Society. IIMC was awarded for their Front-Line Services during the COVID19 Pandemic. 

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   Published: Apr 5, 2020   

Updated: Apr 7, 2020


An article written for Incision UK by Katya Marks, volunteer at IIMC for July 2019.

Featuring interviews with Ivy Silk, coordinator of IIMC UK, and Abu Siddique, consultant, researcher and policymaker for IIMC.

IIMC - a Documentary

IIMC started off with one clinic in 1989. Dr. Sujit Kumar Brahmochary, a specialist in paediatrics, opened a clinic to meet the need for medical help in West Bengal. Today IIMC run more than 8 clinics -- most of them in rural villages where medical help is scarce.

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