This is the website of the Global OGB Association (GO), an independent body managed by former students of Dr Graham’s Homes, Kalimpong. GO is about reconnecting alumni and enabling a constructive working relationship with the School’s Board of Management, its Administration and various global organisations to improve and safeguard the long term future of the Homes. The association is open to all former students, teachers, staff and friends of Dr Graham’s Homes. To access all areas and functions of this site, you need to be a member. Please register; membership is free.
SCHOOL LEAVERS LOAN SCHEME
- 8) DGH Cottage Renovation Project Ph. 2 - Work in Progress
- 7) DGH Cottage Renovation Project Ph. 1 - Completed !
- 6) DGH Career Guidance and School Leavers Programme - Executed!
- 5) Homes Computers / Peripherals - Installed !
- 4) Blankets purchased for all Cottages - Delivered !
- 3) School Leavers Loan Scheme - Implemented !
- 2) Cottage Games & Sports Equipment - Distributed !
- 1) School Leavers Induction Programme. - On hold
The following are for sale in support of the Homes children
- "Footprints of the First One Hundred Years" by Bernard T. Brooks.
To include a search for former classmates & friends at the Homes, please use this form.
"I am an old Homes boy. graduated from Senior Cambridge in 1946. Would like to get contact information for John Malcolm if possible. Please don't hesitate to contact me. Aloha! John W Gill."
If any one has any information please email GO Contact.
Looking for a family member who was at the Homes and would like to know more?
Margaretta Purtill, OGB, may be able to help you with this by accessing the Homes archives. A small fee is charged by the school for this facility.
Email Margaretta for more information.
News & Reports
Vanda’s gift!Firstly, congratulations to Vanda Campbell (Fraser) OGB and former long timeTrustee of the UK Committee on her recent retirement. She lives on the beautiful Scottish island of Islay on the west coast and, when the weather is kind, there couldn’t be a more heavenly place!! Vanda has been involved with the Homes ever since she left school in the mid 1970’s and, whether organising Celidhs, baking cakes or cycling, Homes has always been the benefactor of her fund raising. I . . . read more
OGB Donates $2,000 to GO !!Tenzing Norsang (Yarphael) was one of 11 riders who succesfully rode for the Homes in September, from Bhutan (Paro) to Siliguri as part of Rev. John Websters bike marathon. The original routing to DGH, Kalimpong had to be changed due to the prevailing political bandh in the Hills. Tenzing, . . . read more
GO Cottage Renovations Project &. . .
GO Phase 2 Cottage Renovations – Bene/Thorbu . . . read more
Western India OGBs – 2017 . . .The WI OGBs met to 'recreate' a Homes style Christ . . . read more
Happy New Year !
As we move into 2018, the GO Management Team would like to wish all our members a safe, healthy and prosperous New Year. We thank you for your support in 2017 and look forward to continuing our work to bring improvements to benefit the children at the Homes.. . . read more
Sister Margaret Cassidy – . . .Many OGBs from the 1950's, 60's and 70's at some point in their schooling at the Homes, will have received treatment at the Steele Memorial Hospital (SMC) and cared for by the iconic Sister Cassidy (..catch-my-dee!!). She was a also a Scottish missionary, a fine chorist and a brilliant man . . . read more
GO’s very own Comedian!OGB and GO Management Team member Anirban Bhattacharya is The Comedy Store India’s 1st. ever Open Mic Winner! He is “very happy that he was born a Bengali” as he finds enough material to fill up his entire show – Don’t mess with the Bong! You can see his prize winni . . . read more
GO Management Team Meeting Minut. . .You can read the minutes of the 21/10/2017 GO Management Team Meeting here. The next meeting is scheduled for 27/01/2018. . . . read more
Looking For Peter & Julie M. . .Trying to locate and connect OGBs Peter and Julie Mathews, who were at the Homes from 1962 onward, 'til early 70s. Father was WW Mathews, former Manager of Tumsong Tea Garden in Darjeeling. Person looking for the Mathews is Yogendra Thami, who studied in the Darj. area, and grew up with Pe . . . read more
Restoration of the Homes Chapel . . .Sushil Marda advises that work has finally started on the repair of the Katherine Graham memorial Chapel. The Ministry of Culture has granted Rs 6 crores for the project and the work will be undertaken by the West Bengal Heritage Commission. When Sushil visited the Homes earlier this mont . . . read more
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