HEAL children make big impact on Cycle India fundraisers

A cyclist from England who travel 5,000 miles to India to raise funds for HEAL, has described her experience as both “moving” and “humbling”. Mandy Renton, who took part in Cycle India 2016 with friend Ann Bane during February, also praised HEAL’s work with disadvantaged children, describing the charity’s accomplishments as “fantastic”. Writing a personal […]

HEAL – The Journey

The Stirring: It all started nearly five decades ago when a teen-aged medical student in Guntur, a large town in Andhra Pradesh State in India, was touched by the sights of misery and deprivation being experienced by people in poverty around where he lived. This stirring in Satya Prasad Koneru led to the first step […]

HEAL Day celebrations come to Paradise Village

CHILDREN from all of HEAL’s projects across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states came together recently to celebrate a regular new fixture in the charity’s calendar – HEAL Day. And there was a big double celebration on February 16 as this is also the birthday of HEAL founder Dr Satya Prasad Koneru, who was visiting HEAL […]

India trip is an eye-opener for HEAL UK fundraiser Paul

A British police officer has spoken from the heart about the highs and lows of his first visit to India, including an emotional first meeting with the young girl he sponsors at a school in Bhadrachalam, Andhra Pradesh. Sergeant Paul Harris, based at Whittlesey, near Peterborough, has raised thousands of pounds for HEAL and recently […]

Newly-weds sponsor Poverty Trap sisters at Bhadrachalam

A NEWLY-MARRIED couple, Cherie and David Easter-Newton, have expressed their delight at sponsoring not one, but two sets of sisters in one of HEAL’s Poverty Trap schools! The couple, both in their 50s and from the south of England, were married in December and could hardly wait to send a photograph of themselves on their […]

Children bring Paradise Village to life

FOR the past two years, Paradise Village has been little more than a construction site, with cement mixers and other machinery drowning out the sound of the birds from the neighbouring open water. But for the very first time during a visit by the fundraising team of Cycle India, the grounds of HEAL’s unprecedented £5million […]

Child sponsors urgently needed at Bhadrachalam

CHILD SPONSORSHIP is a wonderful way to bring hope for a brighter future to a child living in poverty. One area of sponsorship urgently needed by HEAL is within its Poverty Trap Project, which involves supporting existing schools to provide more children from very underprivileged backgrounds with an education. HEAL believes that only through education […]