Cycle India reunion planned for HEAL India Night

HEAL UK hold their annual India Night in Peterborough on November 1 and hope to make the evening extra-special by encouraging Cycle India participants to come along for a reunion. The first Cycle India fundraiser took place in 2008 and every two years since then around 30 cyclists have come together from far and wide […]

Volunteers’ joy at meeting their sponsored child

HEAL relies upon individual sponsors to help give severely disadvantaged children the shelter, education and healthcare they need for a proper start in life. Such sponsorship is a wonderful way to bring hope and lasting change to a child living in poverty. Some supporters are content to make regular donations, happy in the knowledge that […]

Dallas doctor donates vocational centre to Paradise Village

AN Indian-born Dallas doctor is appealing for more like-minded professionals in America to join his crusade to give impoverished children in his homeland a start in life. A college reunion four years ago brought him back in contact with former classmate Dr Satya Prasad Koneru, founder of the UK charity HEAL (Health and Education for […]

Stark reality of India’s ‘poverty trap’

WELSH journalist Jem King, a member of the 2010 and 2012 Cycle India teams, has written an account of the highs and lows of his most recent visit to India with HEAL. In an article published in the Wales on Sunday, Jem recalls his delight at meeting up again with Anusha, the girl he sponsors […]

How our children keep sponsors updated with progress

If you’re considering sponsoring one of our older Heal children then this is a typical update provided by one of our children, NagaLakshmi Gadiparthi including pictures: Dearest Brother Ramanna Anna, How are you? I am NagaLakshmi Gadiparthi from HEAL India. I remembered the happy day yourself and akka visited me in HEAL. Your visit gave […]

Cycling and Charity go together

The following is from an article written in the Hindu Newspaper in India about our recent Cycle India event in January 2010: HYDERABAD: While motorists whizzed along the wide road abutting Kasu Brahmananda Reddy Park in Jubilee Hills, a motley group of bicyclists made their way along the road’s fringes on Saturday morning. Cycling for […]

Cycle India 2010 by Jon Twigge

The following write up from Jon Twigge (one of the Cycle India 2010 cyclists) was featured on his blog Right To Be, but we thought it gave a good insight into our recent charity bike ride: I recently took part in Cycle India 2010, a cycle ride through the Indian countryside in aid of HEAL, […]

Preparations in place for Cycle India 2010

Riders from the United Kingdom and the USA will be leaving their New Year festivities behind and travelling to Karnataka in Southern India on 1st January to take part in the now biannual Cycle India bike ride to raise money for Heal. At present there are 22 people from the UK, and 8 people from […]

Fundraising kids make a splash for cash with carwash

The following is an article from the Peterborough Evening Telegraph: WITH a bit of elbow grease charitable youngsters helped raise almost £200 to help fund a 200 mile sponsored bike ride across India. When children at the Salvation Army Citadel, in Bourges Boulevard, Peterborough, heard their former youth worker Ann Garrett was embarking on a […]

Journey to the Point

A quick update to tell you about an even more adventurous bike ride than Cycle India 2010. We have been contacted by Christopher Seymour who is organising a massive 2000km cycle ride through India and setting off soon. The information taken from the Home Page of their website Journey to the Point reads: 4 riders […]