Submitted by Confederation Of Indian Organisations

Voluntary Departure project is based at Confederation Of Indian Organisation's Leicester office, would empower people to meaningfully make a decision about their lives. The project is for people who have overstayed their visas or are without a valid visa, has become destitute. Working like slaves with only twenty percent of the minimum wage, in come cases earning just a pound or two per hour.

The project is not working for the Home Office but working with them and Indian establishment, in order to facilitate the over stayers to return to their country either voluntarily or with assistance. CIO aims is to alleviate the miserable and fearful live they live in the UK, gracefully exit and live a full and dignified life in the country of their origin.

For further information please contact:

Rashila Pithadia

Confederation of Indian Organisations
25 Buller Road