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, Jaipur.Digital and Cycle India 2016

A post on the Jaipur.Digital website, promoting Cycle India 2016: by Shiromi Chaturvedi THERE is a reason why The Flintstones is among our all-time favourite cartoons. It is charming to think of a metal-less world; one without the constantly imposing Internet, or the ceaselessly growing traffic. We all love to think of going back to […]

Trail Partners provide platform for HEAL cyclists to share their stories

CYCLE INDIA never fails to create a host of new memories for HEAL’s fundraising adventurers – and from now on they will have a platform to share their stories and experiences with friends around the world. HEAL has teamed up with digital specialists MarkYourTrails.com (MYT) as Trail Partners for Cycle India 2016, underlining the global […]

Jaipur.Digital team up with HEAL for Cycle India 2016

HEAL is delighted to announce a new link-up with media partners Jaipur.Digital ahead of its big fundraising bike ride through Rajasthan in February, Cycle India 2016. The event – the fifth Cycle India organised by HEAL – will take the form of a five-day 400km cycle ride from Agra to Jaipur, followed by visits 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 […]

‘Mindions’ so grateful for support in building HEAL science lab in Hoshil’s name

THREE intrepid adventurers, Nishma Parekh, Nikhil Lalsodagar and Avel Shah, collectively known as The Mindions, have said a massive thank-you to the hundreds of people who helped them raise more than £28.5k for HEAL. The Mindions undertook the daunting challenge to drive an auto-rickshaw from Cochin to the ‘golden city’ of Jaisalmer in a span […]

Fundraisers help HEAL to continue good work in India

TWO major fundraisers were held in the UK recently, helping to raise thousands of pounds towards HEAL’s health and education projects in India. HEAL India Night is an annual event which brings together hundreds of HEAL supporters for an evening of colour, music and excellent Indian cuisine. Organiser Helen Rome said: “It was another fantastic […]

Emotional visit to HEAL Paradise as ‘Mindions’ prepare for India adventure

The Mindions' auto-rickshaw, ready for the start of a two-week journey across India

The family of Hoshil Mehta, who are sponsoring a science laboratory at Paradise Village in his name, paid an emotional visit to HEAL’s flagship project on Christmas Eve. They were greeted by excited children from Paradise’s primary school, who always love receiving visitors, staff and members of HEAL India and the charity’s founder Dr Satya […]

‘Mindions’ prepare to cross India by rickshaw in memory of Hoshil

A grieving family have spoken about how devising a charity challenge and being welcomed into the HEAL family has given them the strength to cope with the recent loss of a loved one. Hoshil Mehta, a BPharm + MBA in Pharmtech student from Mumbai, passed away in September, leaving family members in both the UK […]