Sisters sprint past fundraising goal in HEAL marathon fundraiser

TWO sisters are celebrating after shattering their fundraising target for HEAL by running in the Brighton Marathon. “We never imagined that we’d raise so much, and are very pleased that our difficulty walking and inability to get up stairs is all for such a good cause!” joked Lilli Thomson. Along with sister Lucia they set […]

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, […]

Matthew gets back on his bike for HEAL Cycle India 2016 in Rajasthan

HEAL UK trustee Matthew Glover is jumping back in the saddle next year to take part in his fourth Cycle India fundraising bike ride – and will be accompanied by wife Jane. The former head of fundraising with Health and Education for All was the driving force behind the very first Cycle India event back […]

Join the party at 10th HEAL India Night

ANOTHER colourful night of music, food and entertainment is on the cards when HEAL stages its 10th India Night fundraiser in Peterborough on October 24. “India Night is now a firm fixture in the HEAL calendar and has become so much more than just a fundraising night over the past nine years,” said organiser Helen […]

HEAL Paradise boys dorms ready for occupation

STUDENT numbers will increase over the coming weeks at HEAL Paradise Village with the Hans Foundation Dormitory for Boys now nearing completion. Pupils at the primary school have numbered just over 50 since its opening last summer, but that number will double now that the dorms are ready for occupation. The new building, donated by […]

HEAL seeks tablet donations as Paradise Village enters the computer age

AS ever-growing investment provides states such as Andhra Pradesh and Telangana with internet services and a promised growth in digital literacy, HEAL is making sure that the children in its care are not being left behind. Visitors to India will know that most rural areas are notoriously poor for internet coverage, but Vijayawada, the nearest […]

HEAL Paradise children take up football – with a little help from Premier League giants Liverpool FC

WITH a surname like his, HEAL volunteer Colin Charlton should know a thing or two about football. A retired senior lecturer of computer science at Liverpool University, Colin has strong ties with football having spent several years as secretary of Liverpool Ladies FC. “I wrote the bid that got them entry into the Super League […]

Emotional visit to HEAL Paradise as ‘Mindions’ prepare for India adventure

The family of Hoshil Mehta, who are sponsoring a science laboratory at Paradise Village in his name, paid an emotional visit to HEAL’s flagship project on Christmas Eve. They were greeted by excited children from Paradise’s primary school, who always love receiving visitors, staff and members of HEAL India and the charity’s founder Dr Satya […]

‘Mindions’ prepare to cross India by rickshaw in memory of Hoshil

A grieving family have spoken about how devising a charity challenge and being welcomed into the HEAL family has given them the strength to cope with the recent loss of a loved one. Hoshil Mehta, a BPharm + MBA in Pharmtech student from Mumbai, passed away in September, leaving family members in both the UK […]

Become a HEAL hero and let your support live on

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At HEAL, we are constantly surprised and delighted at the lengths our supporters will go to in order to raise money for our cause – everything from climbing the highest mountains and running marathons to sponsored bike rides like our very own Cycle India. Each and every one of them is a hero in our […]