What a shame!

    July 21, 2017

    We’re so sorry to have to share this information from PHS with you, we’re just glad they are all safe and well. “On Monday 17th July 2017, 16 students and 3 staff flew out to Chennai, India, to once again visit and support this great charity. However, they were turned back at immigration and refused …..

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    Mark’s Visit to India

    June 25, 2017

    Mark has been a regular supporter of India Direct for the past 8 years. He has been a trustee for the past 2 years, and was recently able to visit the two homes as part of his medical elective. This trip was entirely funded by Mark, and it was great that he was able to …..

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    Tailoring Business Project

    June 16, 2017

    Whilst in Chennai, Mark was able to visit the newly started tailoring business. The business was started thanks to a very generous donation and has made a fantastic start. Annie, one of the trustees of our partner charity, LCCT, has been in charge of setting the business up. Due to the support of a donor, India …..

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    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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    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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