HEAL UK Charity

HEAL UK Charity

HEAL, now in its 24th year, was established in 1992 by Dr Satya Prasad Koneru, a UK-based family doctor originally from Vijayawada in India. It began with the donation - by Dr Prasad - of his family home in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. It was to be a home for young orphaned children.

This was the start of the Ankita Children’s Home and HEAL.

Since then HEAL has successfully launched a number of new projects.

HEAL UK’s primary duty is to raise funds for maintaining and expanding projects, offering help, support and guidance to the trustees of HEAL India.


  • Dr Satya Prasad Koneru – Founder & President
  • Mr Carl Brodie – Chairman
  • Mr Peter Jones – Treasurer
  • Mr Martin Church – Vice Chairman & Secretary
  • Dr Aparna Gumma – Head of Volunteering
  • Mr Matthew Glover – Cycle India Co-ordinator
  • Mr Colin Charlton – Technical Director
  • Mr Jem King – Communications Officer
  • Mrs Sally Young – Legacy Advisor & UK Sponsorship Secretary
  • Helen Rome, Paul Harris, Alison Marshall – HEAL India Night organisers

(Charity registration number: 101334)