SKCV was started by late Mr.Manihara Norton of U.K.(Pitaji) in 1984.

His parents, late Dr. Desmond Norton and Ms. Patricia Norton and his grandparents were all highly respected members of the medical community and active Rotarians.

Manihara's attraction for India to experience the rich traditional Indian life.Through his train journeys to numerous rural areas, he noticed many children cleaning railway bogies.