Our Alumni part 4

    January 21, 2017

    Arun is a young man who grew up in Bethel Home. He had met staff and students from Poynton High School during their three previous visits, so when he heard that Helen was going to visit, Arun turned up on his motorbike to surprise her. Arun told Helen that when he first arrived at Bethel …..

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    Our Children (part 2)

    November 12, 2016

    This brother and sister, aged about 8 and 11 years old, both live in our care at Bethel Home. Their Mum works hard at two cleaning jobs, but earns less than £20 a month, which is just not enough to be able to take care of her children at home. Their father, an alcoholic, left …..

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    November Curry Evening raises £460!

    November 5, 2016

    Our latest curry evening was held on the 1st November at Gurkha Dining in Macclesfield. The event was a big success with a large turnout of people enjoying a wonderful selection of both Indian and Nepalese cuisine. The food at Gurkha Dining was an excellent, guests were first treated to poppadoms and starters. Our supporters …..

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    Our Alumni part 3

    October 21, 2016

    Meena’s story is an important one for India Direct, as it was sponsoring her which was the foundation of the Poynton High Sschool India Project, and all the support the school has given over the last decade or more. Meena heard that our Trustee Helen and her husband were visiting Bethel Children’s Home in July, …..

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    Our alumni (part 2)

    October 17, 2016

    Augastin and his little sister came to Bethel home in 1996 when he was 5, and she was just 4 years old. Their father was an alcoholic, who became very ill and died as a result of his alcohol abuse. Their mother had no education. She found it very difficult to get work, and could …..

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    Our Children (part 1)

    September 29, 2016

    People often wonder about the background of the children we care for. Helen visited the family homes of some of the children during her recent trip, so here is the first of her reports from the community near the huge city of Chennai. “This Mum has five little girls, aged 11, 10, 8, 7 and …..

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