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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    6th Annual Golf Day

    September 25, 2016

    The 6th Annual India Direct Charity Golf Day may not have attracted any professional players, but people came from as far north as Bolton and as far south as Sydney! (Well, ok, to be truthful he came from Sydney for the cricket season, but still…) They really are our champions, as the golf day raised …..

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    Our alumni (part 1)

    September 9, 2016

    If you followed the adventures of Helen and her husband on our Facebook page, you will know that they met some young people who had been brought up in the care of LCCT. We’d like to tell you some more about them, so here is the first instalment. It is the story of a young …..

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    Valued volunteers :)

    August 4, 2016

    We’re delighted that two PIP alumni have volunteered to take on the role of Fundraising Coordinator for India Direct. Alex has been in post for a little while now, and has supported us with several events, following her visit to India with Helen, Mark and the PIP Team in 2014. Ewan recently organised a curry evening …..

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