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, […]

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 […]

A virtual world of opportunities for HEAL Paradise children

A FORMER computer science lecturer who spent three weeks teaching at HEAL Paradise Village enjoyed his time there so much that he decided to carry on teaching the children following his return home to England! Colin Charlton, who lectured at Liverpool University and ran his own internet company for 10 years, set up a ‘distance […]

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 […]

Young Colts sport HEAL logo with pride

A team of young footballers have been helping to spread the word about HEAL’s good work in providing education for disadvantaged children in India by wearing the charity’s logo on their shirts. Playing in the Lincolnshire Co-Op Mid Lincs County Youth League, Wyberton Colts 12A have enjoyed a successful season, winning 13 and drawing two […]

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 […]

Kind-hearted sisters hope to inspire more child sponsors for HEAL

A CALIFORNIA schoolgirl has described how she hopes to encourage other people to get involved in sponsoring a child in India after her latest fund-raising effort on behalf of HEAL. Navya Konda, who has just turned 17, is fondly remembered by everyone at the HEAL Children’s Village in Guntur after previous visits there in 2010 […]