New Bethel Completed

    June 16, 2017

    Mark was very pleased to be able to visit the site of the new Bethel home during his trip in April. The new Bethel site is located outside of the city centre of Chennai. The location is in the local countryside, with fresh air and no noise or air pollution. The new home consists of …..

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    PHS 2014 Trip – The Final Countdown

    July 1, 2014

    Poynton High School India Project have been making their final preparations for their trip to India in a few weeks time. They will mark the third group of Poynton students who have visited Bethel & Joy since 2009. Over the course of 5 years, the school’s students have raised around £25,000 for India Direct – …..

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    India Direct Website – Now updated!

    June 25, 2014

    Can you spot the difference? Just like the classic children’s puzzle there are a few differences to be spotted on the India Direct website, why don’t you take a careful look and see what you can find? There are no prizes, but if you look in the right place you might find some nice recipes, …..

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    Christmas Direct – Thank You

    January 5, 2014

    At Bethel and Joy Children’s Homes, Christmas is always a special time. And it’s all made possible thanks to our supporters who buy one of our special £10 Christmas Cards. The 2013 Christmas Direct appeal raised £1300. Each £10 card pays for the card and postage to India, a small gift, a new set of …..

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    New Treasurer

    January 5, 2014

    Sara became a trustee in November, having volunteered with us for the previous year. She is taking over as treasurer from Martin Raymond, who has been a stalwart of India Direct since the beginning. His are big shoes to fill, but he is not leaving us altogether, and will continue as a trustee. So, thank …..

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    Small Low Cost Homes

    January 2, 2014

    Building a small, secure home for a family means that children from Bethel or Joy Home have somewhere safe to live when they visit their family, or may even enable them to leave our care and return to them permanently. One 8 year old girl at Joy Home comes from a very deprived background. Her father …..

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