Greetings from Heal Village!

The new academic year started for us after the summer break. The summer was very severe with the temperatures rising to almost 45 Celsius and when the rains came in the last week of June we heaved a sigh of relief! In India the rains are special. They come after scorching heat and bring cool […]

Slums of Andhra Pradesh, India

Slums of Andhra Pradesh On a recent visit to Andhra Pradesh, Dr Prasad stopped at a village and spoke about the appalling living conditions that many people in India still have to endure. In this video you will see the type of slum conditions experienced by so many, and Dr Prasad explains the need for […]

Appeal for cyclists

Archive from 2007 Appeal for cyclists    Three of the cyclists taking part in Cycle India make an appeal on Youtube for more participants. The video was organised by Matthew Glover, head of fundraising, and organiser of the charity bike ride. There are currently 22 cyclists signed up for this once in a lifetime opportunity, […]


Archive 2006 VACCINATION CAMP AT HEAL We come to India every year for our summer vacation. This year we wanted to do something for the needy instead of spending our time enjoying with our family and having fun. To do this voluntary work we needed some kind of base, i.e. an orphanage, old age home, […]

Heal Charity Bike Ride

Heal Bike Ride October 6th – October 9th 2006. The bike ride took in some fantastic scenery, including parts of Cumbria, the Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and South Yorkshire. The bike ride raised over £7,000 for Heal. Alison Glover, who drove the support vehicle, wrote the following diary of the event: The Team […]

Anil Nijhawan raises money for Heal at the London Marathon

Flora London Marathon Mr Anil Nijhawan, 63, a volunteer at Slough Age Concern, embarked on his second Flora London Marathon this year. Mr Nijhawan’s first marathon in 2004 raised money for Age Concern. This time around we are very greatful that he managed to raise the wonderful sum of £1,210 for Heal. Before the race, […]

Kath’s Account of the Opening Ceremony of the Boy’s Hostel

Report on the boys hostel opening ceremony by Kathleen Bardell Director/Secretary HEAL UK The Boys Hostel, our latest project was completed in December 2005. Opening Ceremony Saturday 3rd December 2005 This was a great opportunity for me to visit the Village, a dream that I had held for many years. Together with Dr Prasad and […]

The Opening Ceremony of the Boys Hostel

The Opening Ceremony of the Boys Hostel Dec 3rd, 2005 We arrived at Guntur train station at 7am. We were driven to a hotel in Guntur, unpacked etc. and then taken to the Children’s village, which is about 15 miles outside Guntur. Guntur is a small town with a lot of visible poverty. Many people […]

Thank you for your support

Thank you for your support Laura Thompson , a school girl from Stone in Staffordshire, “as a school challenge”, raised £47. 50 for HEAL on her first sponsored walk. Well done Laura and a big thank you from us all, it was a great effort to be proud of. James Cowey from Farnborough has written […]

Albert & Adele Alcock’s visit to Heal January 2006

Albert & Adele Alcock’s visit to Heal January 2006 We have been sponsoring Hafisa for the last 5 years following an earlier trip to Rajasthan in India. It was after seeing the number of children that were either living on the streets or if not living in awful poverty that we wanted to do something […]