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Welcome to the Gandhi Ashram School at Kalimpong, India. The school was founded in 1994 by Father Ed McGuire, a Jesuit priest from Canada. Since then the institution has taught scores of underprivileged children from extremely poor local families and is the only school which specializes in teaching music, particularly the violin, without any fee being charged.

Take a tour around Gandhi Ashram at Kalimpong, read its beginnings, find out about the educational aims and purpose, and browse through the present situation, the future and the special features and needs of Gandhi Ashram School.

Enjoy the website - The Gandhi Ashram School community looks forward to welcoming you again.

“My goal is to find the natural ability in each poor child and encourage that ability to develop"
Father McGuire