HEAL can produce model citizens, says Paradise Village CEO Ajay Kumar

A STRONG desire to offer new hope to unemployed and disenchanted young adults was a major factor in bringing new HEAL India CEO Ajay Kumar to Paradise Village. “It has been my passion to be an instrument to provide employment to the unemployed youth who otherwise waste their time not knowing where to go and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kanuru Poverty Trap school successes make HEAL so proud

HEAL was proud to learn that one of its Poverty Trap schools, Anne Siva NageswaraRao & Arunakumari ZPH School, Kanuru, often noted for sporting prowess, has been recently been demonstrating its artistic side. In national and state-level drawing competitions held at Nellore and Tadigadapa respectively, the students from ASNRA ZPH School came home with an […]

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 […]

Historic day for HEAL as Institute for Visually Challenged welcomes first children

HEAL Paradise Village reached a significant milestone recently with the arrival of the first children at the Phanendra Chunduri Institute for the Visually Challenged. The building, kindly donated by Dr Dhanumjaya Rao, Mrs Vijaya and Miss Jyothi Chunduri, from Birmingham, England, in memory of the Chunduris’ late son, was officially opened back in January, but […]

Festival fun at HEAL children’s villages

HEAL children love nothing more than to celebrate a festival, birthday or special occasion. And there has been plenty of opportunity in recent weeks, including the Gandhi birthday celebrations, Independence Day, Teachers’ Day, Children’s Day and the ever-popular festival of lights, Diwali. HEAL children work hard in the classroom six days a week, so it […]