Shiva Trust specialises in supporting children aged 5 - 14 years and their families who are living in poverty to improve their way of life.

About Global Deprivation

The 15 Poorest Countries in the World - WorldAtlas

Multidimensional Poverty Index 2023 (

Here is some information from the UK’s Index of Deprivation:

The Index of deprivation 2019 is comprised of seven distinct domains of deprivation which, when combined and appropriately weighted. They are;

  • Income (22.5%)
  • Employment (22.5%)
  • Health Deprivation and Disability (13.5%)
  • Education, Skills Training (13.5%)
  • Crime (9.3%)
  • Barriers to Housing and Services (9.3%)
  • Living Environment (9.3%)

People may be considered to be living in poverty if they lack the financial resources to meet their needs, whereas people can be regarded as deprived if they lack any kind of resources, not just income.


Middlesbrough, Liverpool, Knowsley, Kingston upon Hull and Manchester are the local authorities with the highest proportions of neighbourhoods among the most deprived in England.

Middlesbrough and Blackpool rank as the most deprived districts regarding income deprivation among children

Shiva Trust Agenda

The Shiva Trust agenda is designed to improve life chances for children through the provision of  Education, Skills Training (13.5%), and is targeted around area’s of deprivation. The reason for this is that child poverty can have negative effects on children’s health, social and emotional wellbeing and education. It also continues the cycle of poverty.

The effects of child poverty include:



Educational Programmes


Supporting Children aged 5 - 14 years of age and their Families

To Become Good Citizens

Our Schools, Communities and Families are worldwide. We have thousands of students across the globe. Our Schools, Communities and Families are in areas with the Highest Deprivation. The Schools, Communities and Families comprise of teams of expert teachers and skilled people who educate and support our students to reach their full Potential.  Using our ground breaking Self Actualization Profile method we help them to positively identify and achieve their life goals. We also support our students with their Physical Health, Life Skills, Emotional Intelligence, Self-Development, Spiritual Welfare, Career and Employability Skills, And/Or Social Ethics, Values & Morals Based Skills Training


Come and Join our Dynamic Team

Become a Licensed Practitioner

Become a Licensed Practitioner and Support us to provide strong educational programmes, skills training and poverty relief packages which will empower children and build a bright future for all.


Calling All Parents, Teachers, Community Groups and/or Carers. Shiva Trust’s Team provides support to Parents, Carers, Community Groups and Teachers. We are a multi-skilled team, and we also offer referrals and signposting services to those in need. We can provide support around the whole family and community. The cost of neglecting our young people and children’s needs in society is very high; and it is for this reason we offer support to schools, teachers and other agencies who work with young people . All funds raised for providing these services gives us the necessary funds to provide educational programmes and support for all our young people. 

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