More Balotsav success for HEAL Paradise School

HEAL founder Dr Satya Prasad Koneru has sent a message of congratulations to Paradise School in India after success for one of its students in a national children’s event. For the second year running HEAL Paradise entered a team into the Balotsav Children’s Telugu Cultural Festival, this year celebrating its 25th jubilee anniversary. The children […]

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HEAL found itself in the news during August with the visit of Mrs Sweta Rawat, the chairperson of The Hans Foundation, to Paradise Village at Thotapalli village. Newspaper articles reported that Mrs Rawat was very impressed with the HEAL flagship project and the children of Paradise and sent a mail to this effect to Hans […]

Hans provide foundation for the future at HEAL Paradise Village

STUDENT numbers have doubled at HEAL Paradise Village this year thanks to a scholarship for underprivileged children announced by long-time partners The Hans Foundation. Under the programme, children between the age of five to 16 years, who are either orphaned or raised by a single parent without any support, are eligible for scholarship; children from […]

Paradise boys do HEAL proud as they pass college exams with flying colours

MESSAGES of congratulations have been pouring into HEAL Paradise Village following the academic success of its group of senior college students. Eight senior boys based at Paradise in Thotapalli excelled themselves in their recent end-of-year exams, achieving marks which placed them all at or near the top for their college. Each day, the eight friends, […]

Guntur girls sign up for HEAL young ambassador roles

TO coincide with National Girl Child Day in India, HEAL is launching plans to set up a Young Ambassadors Society so that students will not be lost once they complete their further education and “fly the nest”. A group of six senior girls from HEAL Children’s Village, Guntur, paid a visit to sister school Paradise […]

HEAL Paradise remembers Hoshil on anniversary of science lab opening

A MEMORIAL ceremony was staged at HEAL Paradise Village on Christmas Eve to mark the one-year anniversary of the opening of the Hoshil N Mehta Science Laboratory at the Thotapalli school. Paradise Vice Principal Ramesh Ravuri convened a special assembly in the science lab itself, where the school’s senior children, joined by HEAL UK communications […]

HEAL puts health and education first for vulnerable children in India

THE right to learn has always been at the heart of HEAL’s mission in India, with the unshakable belief that education is the key to helping the most disadvantaged children break free from the shackles of perpetual poverty. But, as the charity’s full name – Health and Education for All – suggests, health care always […]

Paradise found as rural wasteland is transformed by HEAL

Dr Prasad meeting the new HEAL children for the first time at Paradise VIllage

HEAL founder Dr Satya Prasad Koneru has spoken of his great pride at seeing a piece of rural wasteland transformed by his charity into a home and school for orphaned and severely disadvantaged children in India. What seemed an impossible dream to many has already become a reality, with the arrival of the first group […]

Independence Day celebrations bring excitement to HEAL Paradise Village

There was much excitement when members of HEAL India visited Paradise Village to share in the Independence Day celebrations with the children at the Koneru Lalitha & Rama Krishna Rao Primary School. The India flag was raised as the 50 new pupils at the recently-opened site paraded in front of the school in their smart […]

Cycle India 2016: Full speed ahead for HEAL charity’s bike ride fundraiser

A VISIT to the Taj Mahal will be just one of the treats in store during Cycle India 2016, a five-day 420km bike ride through the ‘Land of Kings’ state, Rajasthan. Thirty places are available for the fifth of the HEAL charity’s biennial cycling fundraisers, with participants again expected to join in from all corners […]