HEAL founder honoured for services to education

HEAL is celebrating a special award for services to education by its founder Dr Satya Prasad Koneru. The Spoorthi Awards, made annually by the Bommidala Sri Krishna Murthy Foundation, were held at Guntur City Central Hall, on Saturday, March 19, when Dr Prasad was among the recipients. The awards honour those who have rendered exceptional […]

HEAL hope octogenarian Rajendra Prasad will be Cycle India inspiration

AN amazing octogenarian was among the participants of Cycle India 2016 who travelled from Agra to Jaipur by bike to raise funds for HEAL. Dr Gadde Babu Rajendra Prasad, a retired veterinary doctor from Vijayawada, became the oldest cyclist to take part in the event since its inception in 2008 when he joined up with […]

HEAL aims to provide nothing but the best for its Paradise Village students

IT’S not only the building work that is progressing quickly at HEAL’s model development Paradise Village, because students at the Koneru Lalitha & Rama Krishna Rao Secondary School are benefitting from a rapidly expanding programme of academics and arts too. With another 150 or more new arrivals set to swell the ranks ahead of the […]

It’s all systems go for 2nd HEAL Day at Paradise Village

PREPARATIONS are in full swing for what is being described as the biggest gathering in HEAL’s 23-year history on February 16. Paradise Village campus will be the venue for the second HEAL Day celebrations, when children and supporters from far and wide will converge on the tiny Andhra Pradesh village of Thotapalli. In addition to […]

HEAL searches for the leaders of tomorrow

PROVIDING a nurturing environment and an education for thousands of disadvantaged children in India is just part of the story for HEAL. Not content with simply setting high academic standards for the children in its care, HEAL believes in broadening young minds, instilling confidence and teaching good values to its students. As the great Martin […]

Donors urged to step forward as HEAL aims to lift 10,000 out of poverty

A NEW world-class university, training for unskilled workers from urban slums and a rehabilitation centre for child amputees are all high on the agenda for HEAL (Health and Education for All) as it again underlined its mission to lift 10,000 children out of poverty by 2020. Underpinned by its ethos of providing education for the […]

Children enjoy day of celebrations at HEAL Paradise Village

HEAL children enjoyed a double celebration at Paradise Village on September 5 when Teachers’ Day combined with the festival of Krishnashtami. With HEAL founder Dr Satya Prasad Koneru in attendance, accompanied by HEAL India president Ramavtar Yadav and HEAL UK communications director Jem King, the children paid tribute to their teachers during a special morning […]

HEAL – The Journey

The Stirring: It all started nearly five decades ago when a teen-aged medical student in Guntur, a large town in Andhra Pradesh State in India, was touched by the sights of misery and deprivation being experienced by people in poverty around where he lived. This stirring in Satya Prasad Koneru led to the first step […]

HEAL Day celebrations come to Paradise Village

HEAL founder Dr Prasad is presented with a birthday cake

CHILDREN from all of HEAL’s projects across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states came together recently to celebrate a regular new fixture in the charity’s calendar – HEAL Day. And there was a big double celebration on February 16 as this is also the birthday of HEAL founder Dr Satya Prasad Koneru, who was visiting HEAL […]

Party time at HEAL Paradise Village!

IT’S not all work and no play for the children of HEAL Paradise Village. Parties and celebrations play a big part in school life and the children love nothing more than tucking into some birthday cake, or dressing up for a national holiday. Republic Day was recently celebrated with the raising of the Indian national […]