Child sponsorship rewarded by exam success

THE value of sponsoring a child’s education in India through HEAL (Health and Education for All) has once again been highlighted by the latest set of exam results to come out of the HEAL Children’s Village in Guntur. Following on from the success of 13 HEAL children who all recently passed their Junior Inter public […]

Shepherd boy escapes poverty trap to shine as a student

FROM a very young age, Koteswara Nayak worked as a shepherd boy, helping his father in the fields of rural Andhra Pradesh. Coming from a very poor tribal family, he was expected to help his parents and, like many children from such impoverished backgrounds, Koteswara Nayak and his sister did not attend school. But when […]

Going the extra mile for HEAL

ONE fundraiser is determined to go the extra mile for HEAL when he takes part in a long-distance event this June. “This race promises to be an epic adventure,” says police officer Paul Harris. “It goes beyond marathon running and into the realms of ultra-endurance racing. “It is called ‘The Wall’, running 69 miles along […]

Husband and wife event raises funds and awareness

A GOOD time was had by all when more than 100 people attended a recent HEAL fundraising dinner and dance at the VIP lounge in Edgware. Organisers husband and wife Ash and Rakhi Dhanani said that all proceeds from the night would be presented to HEAL and that a lot of awareness was raised of […]

HEAL children see their dreams become reality

THERE has been much excitement at the HEAL Children’s Village in Guntur recently. The Annual Day Celebrations at Sri Venkateswara Bala Kuteer were greatly enjoyed as usual, with many HEAL children receiving prizes and participating in cultural programmes. Last year Mrs Rohini Kakani and Mr Srikanth, former students at the school, instituted cash awards for […]

Fundraiser focuses on further education

HEAL founder Dr Satya Prasad Koneru was delighted to attend a special fundraising evening in Boston, Lincs, where all money raised will be used to sponsor a young person through their higher education in Andhra Pradesh. Many of the children in HEAL’s care, who are growing up to become young students, would like to go […]

Festive fun at the HEAL Children’s Village

THERE was a joyful atmosphere at the HEAL Children’s Village in Guntur as Christmas and the New Year were celebrated in style. The children had fun putting on a special nativity play as part of the Sri Venkateswara Bala Kuteer school celebrations. As well as their drama depicting the birth of Jesus, the HEAL children […]

Diwali brings extra sparkle for Gopi and friends

THERE was a great deal of excitement at the HEAL Children’s Village in Guntur as they celebrated the Diwali festival. Popularly known as the ‘festival of lights’, Diwali is one of the most important festivals of the year in Andhra Pradesh and is widely celebrated by families, who perform traditional activities together in their homes. […]

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 […]

Taking up the challenge for HEAL

HEAL would like to thank and congratulate some of its intrepid supporters who have recently completed challenging events to raise well over £4,000 to help hundreds of disadvantaged children in India. Our charity relies heavily on the support of people who invite family, friends and work colleagues to donate to HEAL by way of sponsorship […]