Contact Us

We would like to hear from you. There are several ways that you can get in touch with us.

By Email:

If you would like more information about certain aspects of HDFS, mail us on /

By Phone:

HDFS Office: +91 - 3592 - 229565
Lepcha Cottage: +91 - 3592 - 226014
Ms. Keepu Lepcha: +91 -  9832080150
Mr. Baichung Lepcha: +91 - 9434488303

By Post:

Human Development Foundation of Sikkim
Children’s Village
G.R.B.A. Road, Chongey Tar
Gangtok, Sikkim 737103

You could also visit us at Lepcha Cottage or the Children’s Village*

The school at Children’s Village is closed for winter between mid-December and mid-February and for a week in mid-June for the summer holidays. Lepcha Cottage is open throughout the year.

By Air/Rail: The nearest airport is Bagdogra (124 kms) in West Bengal. It is connected by air to New Delhi, Kolkata and Guwahati. The two closest railway stations are Siliguri and New Jalpaiguri (NJP) connecting Kolkata, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Guwahati and other important cities in India.

From Bagdogra Airport or New Jalpaiguri (NJP)/ Siliguri stations (both in West Bengal), you can take a share taxi/ bus to Gangtok (Sikkim) town centre. The journey takes about 4 hours. There is also a helicopter service plying between Bagdogra and Gangtok.

From Gangtok town you can hire a taxi to Lepcha Cottage or Children's Village.

By Road: Gangtok is well connected by road to Darjeeling, Kalimpong, and Siliguri. The Sikkim Nationalised Transport (SNT) plies regular bus services from all major cities and towns in North Bengal to Gangtok. Private and shared taxi services are also available from these towns.. Good motorable roads connect Gangtok with Siliguri 114 kms, Kolkata 725 kms and Darjeeling 139 kms.

From Gangtok town, you can get a taxi to Chandmari, where Ms. Keepu’s Lepcha Cottage is located (about 3 kms.). You could also hire a taxi from Gangtok town centre to Chongay (about 9 kms.) where the Children’s Village is situated.

You can take a look at the map below for further details.

Should you need assistance when you are in Gangtok, please visit the Sikkim Tourism Centre on M.G Marg (near the taxi stand) where the staff will be glad to help you.

Mission & Objectives
Lepcha Cottage
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Genesis and history of Human Development Foundation of Sikkim

We work to ensure that disadvantaged children get access to good quality education for life

A community of young boys and girls living, studying and growing up together

Grants, sponsorships and donations go a long way in financing the children projects

From sponsorships to voluntary services, the children are the sole beneficiaries

We look forward to your call or visit to HDFS