Separated child Gulwali Passarlay, who fled Afghanistan aged 12, was chosen to carry Olympic Torch in Bolton, now aged 17.


The Separated Child Foundation has two aims:

  • to offer emotional, social, financial and physical support to separated children and young people, either directly or indirectly through their carers
  • to engage in educational activities that raise awareness of the needs of separated children and young people, and of refugees and people seeking asylum more generally, and that encourage positive responses to them.

The Foundation endeavours to achieve these aims by generating its own projects and also by making grants to other bodies with similar concerns.

The range of activities and projects that the trustees are considering are available
here. They would welcome comments and suggestions for further work they might carry out. Also, they would be delighted to receive offers of practical assistance. You can contact them at The Separated Child Foundation