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 […]

Newly-weds sponsor Poverty Trap sisters at Bhadrachalam

A NEWLY-MARRIED couple, Cherie and David Easter-Newton, have expressed their delight at sponsoring not one, but two sets of sisters in one of HEAL’s Poverty Trap schools! The couple, both in their 50s and from the south of England, were married in December and could hardly wait to send a photograph of themselves on their […]

Veenu supports HEAL with a nice cup of tea!

HEAL supporter Veenu Singh has turned her love for making tea for family and friends into a way of raising money to help vulnerable children in India. Veenu, from Reading in the UK, already sponsors a child through HEAL, but wanted to find other ways to help support the charity… and came up with her […]

Children bring Paradise Village to life

FOR the past two years, Paradise Village has been little more than a construction site, with cement mixers and other machinery drowning out the sound of the birds from the neighbouring open water. But for the very first time during a visit by the fundraising team of Cycle India, the grounds of HEAL’s unprecedented £5million […]

Lakshmi Parvathi sings and dances

Lakshmi Parvathi (15) lives with her grandmother in Bhadrachalam, a remote tribal area of India where HEAL has a school, and has been an orphan for the last four years following the death of both parents. She developed her own interest in singing and dancing and has written her own songs and choreographed her own […]

Report from new Heal Project in Bhadrachalam

The following is a report from Mr John Broadhurst, a Heal UK trustee, who recently visited a new project Heal is supporting in Bhadrachalam, Andhra Pradesh: On 28th November Bhavani, Vijayalakshmi and John visited the Heal project in Bhadrachalam.  T.V. Rao, the headmaster was immensely proud to show us around and had called the children […]