Changing Lives in India relies entirely on donations from supporters. I have set a five-year target of raising £25,000 and urgently require corporate funding to help achieve this.

For more information, or to make a donation to any of my projects working with vulnerable people in India, please visit my crowdfunding page at:

https://www.gofundme.com/changing-lives-in-india

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Recent offline donations include:

  • cheque for £67 and £100 from members of the Coffee & Card Bar, All Saints Church, Penarth;
  • a cheque for £200 from anonymous donor;
  • £10 from anonymous donor;
  • £170 from anonymous donor;
  • a cheque for £50 to HEAL charity from All Saints Living Faith Group (gift aid to be claimed);
  • £354 donated by audience attending my illustrated talk ‘Changing Lives in India’ at All Saints Church, Victoria Square, Penarth, on Wednesday, July 18;

Recent spending includes:

  • £50 spent on children’s clothing for slum children to answer appeal from KISES India;
  • £200 towards running cost of KISES Mobile School, Health Camp & Feeding Programme in operation on Vijayawada Dump, Andhra Pradesh (additional funding from KISES UK);
  • school and hostel fees for two sisters placed at missionary school in Nuzvid, Andhra Pradesh;
  • hospital fees for mentored teen suffering from pneumonia;
  • R2,500 (approx. £28) for books, travel and school bag for mentored teen (girl) attending college course (R2,500 monthly thereafter until May, 2019, plus pending college fees);
  • full hostel and college fees and travel costs for sponsored young adult (female) attending final year of Chemistry degree course;
  • monthly sponsorship (£52) for three children (all girls) attending and receiving full-time education at HEAL Paradise Village;
  • hospital consultation fees for child amputee (girl) possibly requiring surgery;
  • meal sponsorship for 550+ students living at HEAL Paradise Village;
  • purchase of board games and puzzles for Primary School at Paradise Village;
  • return travel to India during January/February 2019 to attend HEAL and KISES projects, plus visits to one Government school, one Missionary school and one Foundation school in Andhra Pradesh;
  • purchase of new laptop computer and software for degree student;
  • new clothes, including t-shirts, leggings and footwear for students attending HEAL Paradise School, KISES Mobile School and Vijayawada Slum Colony School;
  • educational and play materials for children of manual labourers, who do not send their sons and daughters to school;
  • R22,500 for sundry items, including bag, watch, clothing and footwear for college student, plus additional R4,000 medical expenses;
  • website and domain fees;