Welcome to the website of India Direct. We're a small charity based in Macclesfield, Cheshire. We help those most in need, as identified by our Indian Partners, regardless of race, religion or colour. At India Direct, we have a simple philosophy: from every penny that we raise or receive in donations we spend 100% on those that matter. We don't spend money on staff, marketing or plane fares. We audit our accounts and ensure accountability by making regular trips to India paid for by individual trustees, not from the charity.


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    Flooding update

    December 7, 2015

    After another three weeks of almost incessant rain, the situation in Chennai has deteriorated. Omega has been sending us updates and photos, and we are relieved to hear that all the children are safe. Despite Annie and Martin being flooded out of their own home, Annie, Martin and Omega and their families have been giving …..

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    Tamil Nadu hit by torrential rain

    November 14, 2015

      Omega contacted us this morning to tell us about the significant flooding in Tamil Nadu caused by days of torrential rainfall. The Times Of India reports some areas of the state having 34cm of rain since Thursday night. These photographs show the conditions in Chennai, and in villages near to Joy Home. Fortunately, he reports …..

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    Fabulous Fundraising

    September 21, 2015

    If you are going to hold a fundraising event it might as well be fun, and what could be better than dressing up, eating authentic Indian home cooking and some Bollywood style dancing? Well, getting it match funded by your employer…  So thank you, Thaibeen, Preethi, Jhoti, Hemu and friends, your glamourous night in raised an …..

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