Mukesh lived with his father, mother and a brother in a small thatched hut, which leaked badly during the rainy season. Most of the time, the family slept outside in the street. Mukesh’s father was an alcoholic who abused his wife and children whenever he'd been drinking.
As we announced in the Autumn, Michael Fox, is celebrating his 60th Birthday by running 10 10km races to raise money for India Direct, with the aim of raising £10,000! Michael has now completed 7 of his 10 runs, and is looking forwarding to doing the final 3 in some warmer and drier weather over the
When Fradila’s mother committed suicide, her father took a new wife, who mistreated and abused Fradila and her brother. The children were eventually sent away to live with their grandmother in her small thatched hut, which leaked terribly in the rainy season, despite their best attempts to
Exam Success! Here are two of our top performing students, Divya, and Sabitha, who scored 823 and 943 out of 1200 respectively in their recent school board exams. Santhosh was recently awarded certificates for his National Cadet Corps Naval training camp. This stunning artwork was also painted by Santhoush and features
I’ve been a part of India Direct since 2011, when I first visited Chennai and our children’s homes as part of the Poynton High School India Project. Since then I’ve had a role in updating India Direct’s website, brand image and much of our sponsorship and marketing material. I have been proud to be a
We hope you'll choose India Direct for your Christmas cards this year, because our cards are different. When you buy a Christmas card from India Direct, every penny goes to supporting our children in India. We have 5 unique designs this year for our handmade cards, which can be purchased in packs of 5 for