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Urgent – can you help?

Please click the Donate Now button if you can.  This takes you to the Charities Aid Foundation secure website page for India Direct.  Please complete the 'instruction' section  under the amount box to tell us what you have donated the money for. Diesel Electricity Generator - £285 Every day, the electricity goes off, leaving the home in

Trustee Visit to India

Paul and Grace Nadin-Salter visited India from 22nd September to 5th October 2010.  They visited both Bethel and Joy Homes, taking the children from both homes on day trips.  Bethel children visited Chennai Zoo for the day, and Joy children visited a famous temple which had just celebrated 1000 years since being built by an

Mini Biathlon May 2010

Once again, this was a fabulous family-friendly event!  56 runners and riders took part, running for 4 miles and cycling for 6 miles.  The youngest participant this year was Laura, aged 11.  Ambience and entertainment was provided by The Occasional Sax Quartet, who played throughout the event.  Karen Armstrong made delicious home-made soup

Inside Joy Children’s Home

Joy children's home has light, airy dormitories for the children; one for the boys and one for the girls.  The dining room is large and spacious and the children have benches and tables to sit at whilst eating or doing their homework.  There is a large toilet block to the left of the building and

Joy Children’s Home – Brief History

When the true enormity of the disaster became apparent, it was decided that Dave and two locals would buy 150 sets of clothes, blankets and bed mats, and drive 300km south to visit remote coastal villages near Nagalpattinam that would be much less able to help themselves than the nearby coastal areas of

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