Bethel building update 3

    March 21, 2016

    Buying and selling land, getting permissions, raising funds, buying materials, land developments and flooding… the difficulties of building new homes for the Bethel children which satisfy the changed Indian regulations have been challenging, and have meant this project has already taken nearly five years! At last we have photos of the second of three buildings …..

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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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    Creamline Dairies Golf Day 2015

    September 19, 2015

    A wonderful afternoon on the Golf Course For the fifth year in a row, Creamline Dairies have generously sponsored a Golf Day in aid of India Direct. The weather this year was particularly glorious, with unbroken sunshine bringing out the best of the Tytherington Club Course. The day was hugely successful, not just from a …..

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    PHS Scholarship 2015

    July 23, 2015

    June brings the start of the new academic year in Tamil Nadu, and it was with great pride that the PHS India Project team sent out the first Scholarship Fund payment to LCCT at the end of May. They waited in eager anticipation for Annie to send news of the very first recipient, but when her …..

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