HEAL fundraisers swap aeroplanes for a rickshaw!

TWO air traffic controllers from the UK will test their passion for adventure to the limit next month when they set off on a 3,500km pan-Indian journey… in a rickshaw! Samantha Sinclair, from Aberdeen in Scotland and Ian Dickson, from Manchester and a bass player for UK indie band Red Light Effect, will be raising […]

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 […]

Sunny outlook for HEAL children at Guntur

THE sun has been beating down as temperatures in Andhra Pradesh state have soared into the mid-40s degrees Centigrade in recent weeks, but this has not stopped the students of HEAL Children’s Village from shining in the classroom. Education has always been at the core of HEAL’s work in India, the charity’s team of volunteers […]

Jonah, 11, puts spotlight on child hunger with his sponsored famine

WHEN Northumberland schoolboy Jonah Burt was asked to do a project about child poverty he decided to do a little research. Looking on the internet, he came across the HEAL website where he read about poverty in India, and soon found himself feeling lucky as he compared his life with children far away who have […]

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 […]

Party time as exams are a piece of cake for HEAL children

There is a festive atmosphere at the HEAL Children’s Village in Guntur where staff and students have been celebrating more exam success. Once again, the true value of sponsoring a child’s education through HEAL has been highlighted by the latest results, which have been warmly received by the charity’s founder Dr Satya Prasad Koneru. 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 […]

Top photographer puts HEAL in the picture

A WORLD-RENOWNED photo-journalist from India is helping to support HEAL by allowing his professional work spanning 30 years to be exhibited and sold by the charity. TS Reddy, a 47-year-old international award-winning photographer, has a huge portfolio of work, including features on rural, tribal and agricultural life in India, as well as street children in […]