Kanuru Poverty Trap school successes make HEAL so proud

HEAL was proud to learn that one of its Poverty Trap schools, Anne Siva NageswaraRao & Arunakumari ZPH School, Kanuru, often noted for sporting prowess, has been recently been demonstrating its artistic side. In national and state-level drawing competitions held at Nellore and Tadigadapa respectively, the students from ASNRA ZPH School came home with an […]

Trail Partners provide platform for HEAL cyclists to share their stories

CYCLE INDIA never fails to create a host of new memories for HEAL’s fundraising adventurers – and from now on they will have a platform to share their stories and experiences with friends around the world. HEAL has teamed up with digital specialists MarkYourTrails.com (MYT) as Trail Partners for Cycle India 2016, underlining the global […]

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 […]

New date set for HEAL AGM

Please note that the HEAL AGM, postponed from December 13, will now be held on Sunday, January 10, at Westwood Clinic in Peterborough. All members welcome.

Fully functioning Institute for Visually Challenged in sight for HEAL

HEAL Paradise Village reached a significant milestone recently with the arrival of the first children at the Phanendra Chunduri Institute for the Visually Challenged. The building, kindly donated by Dr Dhanumjaya Rao, Mrs Vijaya and Miss Jyothi Chunduri, from Birmingham, England, in memory of the Chunduris’ late son, was officially opened back in January, but […]

HEAL children’s successes come thick and fast

HEAL students have been demonstrating their potential with a number of prize-winning performances recently. Two senior boys at HEAL Paradise Village showed off the gold medals and certificates they were awarded after achieving top marks in their studies, while a Class 8 student returned from a national singing competition with a highly commendable second prize. […]

Festival fever at HEAL children’s villages

HEAL children love nothing more than to celebrate a festival, birthday or special occasion. And there has been plenty of opportunity in recent weeks, including the Gandhi birthday celebrations, Independence Day, Teachers’ Day, Children’s Day and the ever-popular festival of lights, Diwali. HEAL children work hard in the classroom six days a week, so it […]

Child sponsors step up at 10th HEAL India Night

A LIVE link-up with India, volunteer presentations, and an evening of colour, good food and entertainment were among the highlights when HEAL hosted its 10th annual India Night in Peterborough. An auction and a raffle helped raise over £5,000 for the charity, and it was a pleasure to see new faces among the 400 party-goers, […]

A trip to remember for HEAL volunteer Barry ‘Chacha’ Charlton

A RECENT visitor to Paradise Village has written of “an experience I will cherish forever” after spending two weeks volunteering with HEAL. Indeed, Barry Charlton, who travelled to India from the UK with his brother Colin, was honoured with the title ‘Barry Chacha’ (Uncle Barry) by Paradise School vice principal Ramesh Ravuri, a name shared […]