Phase 2 construction in full swing as HEAL Paradise Village takes shape

CONSTRUCTION work at Paradise Village is making rapid progress as Phase 2 buildings and new sports facilities start to take shape on the unprecedented Thotapalli educational campus. Builders have been busying themselves on the Pinnamaneni Dasaradhamaiah Senior Volunteer Staff Residences since a foundation stone-laying ceremony earlier this year, while the Navaratna Siromani Bellam Health Centre […]

HEAL and ELoH join forces to reach out to child amputees of India

HEAL Paradise Village has seen a flurry of activity at its Elizabeth Panton-HEAL Artificial Limb Centre as HEAL and UK funding partners ELoH (Elizabeth’s Legacy of Hope) joined forces to appeal to the combined might of the Indian Press and media in reducing the suffering of child amputees. At a special Press gathering in Thotapalli, […]

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 […]

Arts & Crafts open up a whole new world for HEAL Paradise students

STUDENTS at HEAL Paradise Village have been showing their artistic side lately, with a new arts & crafts department capturing their imagination. Inspiration had come from many areas, not least the visits of self-taught artist Anita Rao, who has been asked to develop an art department for the children. She demonstrated her talents by creating […]

HEAL takes first successful steps towards helping child amputees in India

ELIZABETH’S Legacy of Hope (ELoH), HEAL’s partners in providing artificial limbs for some of India’s most vulnerable young people, have expressed their delight at the first children receiving prosthetic legs at Paradise Village. In September, a new joint project was launched to provide 80 child amputees with long-term and holistic support, including access to prosthetics, […]