Festive fun … then it’s heads back in books for HEAL Paradise children

THE New Year is a time for reflection and looking to the future with renewed hope and optimism – and nowhere is that more true than at HEAL Paradise Village. Joyous school Christmas celebrations at Paradise – and at HEAL Children’s Village, Guntur – were followed by the excitement of New Year’s Eve, with some […]

Livvy and Katherine: A day in the life of a HEAL volunteer

Livvy Jefferson, from Cardiff, and Katherine Pickles, from London, spent three weeks volunteering at HEAL Paradise Village during the summer. They each wrote accounts of their time teaching and interacting with the children and staff on campus, which can be seen in full in the Volunteering section of the HEAL website. Here is a flavour […]

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 […]

HEAL children surf the net in new computer lab at Paradise Village

The first ever computer lab class at HEAL’s flagship new site, Paradise Village, was held this week by visiting HEAL volunteer, Colin Charlton. After a lot of preparatory work in setting up the computer room which is equipped with 30 terminals all connected to the internet, Colin took a class of 21 children for their […]