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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Plenty of Christmas excitement at HEAL Paradise Village

Christmas at Paradise

Christmas proved to be another busy time for the children and staff of Paradise Village. One of the highlights was a performance put on by the children in the presence of guests who were there to attend a special inauguration ceremony for two of the newest buildings on site. The Phanendra Chunduri Institute for the […]

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 […]

Fresh drinking water for HEAL children & staff at Bhadrachalam

Pupils sample the fresh drinking water at Gowtham Model School

The first phase of an improvement scheme for one of HEAL’s Poverty Trap schools, Gowtham Model School, in Bhadrachalam, has been successfully completed with the installation of a water purification system. A HEAL delegation visited Gowtham Model School earlier this year and were impressed with how well headmaster Jagann and his staff were coping, despite […]