Our New Trustee

    January 21, 2015

    A new year, and time for a fresh start! We are delighted to welcome Mark Johnson to our trustee body! His energy, and enthusiasm for supporting the projects in India have already brought some real improvements to India Direct through his role as a volunteer, and we are really pleased he has been able to …..

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    After the Tsunami

    December 26, 2014

    There are some events which stick in the mind for many years, and one example of this is the Boxing Day Tsunami 2004. 10 years ago today. This immense natural disaster profoundly affected millions of people, with around 220,000 lives lost. Atul Loke Tharangambadi, home to many of the Joy children, is in the district …..

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    Christmas Greetings

    December 25, 2014

    It doesn’t matter where you are in the world, one of the great things about Christmas is keeping in touch with people who are important to you. Along with the regular Christmas newsletter from Annie, telling us about LCCT’s projects in India, the children in our care have sent their sponsors a gift this year. Each …..

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    Santa Dash

    December 10, 2014

    Sunday 7th December saw some horrible weather in Manchester, with very heavy showers and even some cold hard hailstones. So, whilst most of us were safely inside, the intrepid Miss Alexandra Parry dressed up as Santa and went out for a run… What on earth would make her do such a thing? Well, she had …..

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    India Direct’s New Online Shop!

    November 9, 2014

    We’ve wanted to do this for a while, and thanks to Mark’s magic we finally have an online shop!  Beautiful  hand made cards?  A very special Christmas?  A reminder that somebody cares? Or a gift for someone who has everything they need? With Christmas Direct, you can make Christmas a special day for the children of Bethel …..

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    PHS Scholarship Fund

    November 1, 2014

    Our friends from Poynton High School have supported  the children of Bethel and Joy Children’s Homes tirelessly since 2005, and during that time have donated around £30,000+ to India Direct. But since their trip to Tamil Nadu this summer, they have been working on a new, long term commitment, which will really make a life changing difference …..

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