Village of Hope pamper your feet day

TREAT YOUR FEET DAY On 7th December 10am-3pm At Theale Wellbeing Centre We are raising money again for tricycles for the Leprosy sufferers at the Village of Hope in East Dehli. Last year we raised enough funds for 57 tricycles . However, there are at least 60 people left on the waiting list so we

Village of Hope 2018 visit

At the beginning of January Ali and her husband Lloyd will be going to the Village of Hope in India to provide treatment and training. Many of the people they will be treating suffer from Leprosy which means they have painful blisters and wounds on their hands and feet. They will also provide training support

GNH – Gross National Happiness in Bhutan

We would like to say a huge “thank you” to Michael and all the staff at Theale Wellbeing Centre, for so generously sponsoring three children from Tschapel Lower Secondary School in Bhutan. Martin and I have returned from our second trip to this wonderful country and as the first question we are usually asked is

Final updates from India and the future

Home and Plans for the future Ali and Marian are home from India and after a very busy couple of weeks has returned full of ideas for future help at the unit. There has been a flurry of updates over the past few days so here are links to them so you can catch up

Down our street, hands & feet

Down our street In this post we tell you a little more about the neighbourhood we are staying in – especially our street. We also note that ladies prefer treatment from ladies. The supplies that were donated are being used and adapted to help relieve pain and encourage healing.  

Sightseeing & unexpected happenings

A relaxing weekend but back to unexpected happenings at the unit Our third update tells you a little about our weekend when we managed a bit of sightseeing. Then back to the clinic where, at least, we were surprised by unexpected happenings.  

Home from Home & Time for Action

Our temporary Home and working at the unit This is our second update that tells you a little about our apartment and some of the work we are doing at the clinic.

Updates from India

Regular Updates We have been putting out regular updates to a small mailing list of supporters and thought you might be interested to read them too. This is the link to the first  

On our way to India

Quick update about our trip to India We made it to the airport in plenty of time to catch out flight to India – in fact we were able to do a bit of shopping! Very Christmassy here still and feels a little odd to be leaving on Boxing Day when we are usually eating


As mentioned in our earlier post Ali, a podiatrist at Theale Wellbeing Centre, will be volunteering at The Village of Hope in India at the end of December/beginning of January. Using her Podiatry training Ali will be helping leprosy sufferers who often have ulcerated feet. Alongside her will be her friend Marian who will dress

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