Saddle up for HEAL

A SERIES of cycling events across Great Britain, India and the United States are being planned to raise funds to help lift children out of the poverty trap in India and place them into education. The UK-based charity HEAL (Health and Education for All) recently held its third Cycle India challenge over five days in […]

Bikes, champagne and sausage sandwiches!

FOR Emily Young and Steve Garrett, Cycle India 2012 wasn’t just a life-changing experience … it was a whole new beginning. After taking part in five days of cycling through the stunning scenery of Kerala, then visiting several HEAL projects, including the Children’s Village in Guntur, Steve and Emily said their farewells to the rest […]

Delight at progress of HEAL Paradise

HEAL founder, Dr Satya Prasad Koneru, has expressed his delight at the early progress being made with construction at the Paradise Village in Thotapally. Dr Prasad and members of the Cycle India 2012 team were recently shown around the 20-acre site which will become home to 1,000 orphaned and destitute children in the near future. […]

Hospital makes a healthy donation to HEAL

NAGARJUNA Hospital in Vijayawada, organisers of the first Cycle India event in 2008, have underlined their support for HEAL by donating 350,000 rupees (approx £4,500) towards the construction of a Health Centre at the Paradise Village project. During Cycle India 2012 the riders paid a visit to the hospital and were shown some of the […]

Fun and games at Kanuru school

CONGRATULATIONS to the HEAL-funded ASNRAZPH school in Kanuru, Vijayawada, which was recently given the honour of hosting the ‘zonal games’ in their area. The school, visited by the entire Cycle India party last month, was extremely proud to have been asked to stage the event involving 32 schools. The games are held at a different […]

Full speed ahead for Cycle India 2014

HEAL cyclists, still buzzing from a memorable and emotional Cycle India 2012 are already making plans for 2014! Many described the 10-day adventure in India as “life-changing” and are determined to repeat the experience in two years’ time. HEAL founder Dr Koneru Prasad announced during the trip that a new coastal cycling route, from Mumbai […]