Alex Dart is a teacher and the son of one of Friends of TREAD trustees. He and fiancée Dannie have arrived at TREAD's headquarters in Bhadrachalam to spend a couple of months finding out more about TREAD's work. They will spend most of their time at the nearby Trinity Day Care Centre in Kudunure and … Continue reading TREAD welcomes Alex and Dannie!
My name is Boaz and it’s a great privilege for me to share my story with you all. I come from a poor background and am a one parent child. My father passed away when I was one year old and my mother was the only person to help me go to school. She was … Continue reading This is My Story
News from TREAD India is often encouraging but sometimes heart-breaking. Friends of TREAD had to ask about the 475 children who used to attend the Compassion International TREAD centres - Sarah, David and Hannah - but weren't among the 200 most needy selected for Project 200 +. Compassion had run these projects with TREAD for over … Continue reading Shattered Dreams
After the heat of April and May come the rains in rural South India. This brings relief in some ways but creates problems too. TREAD's Trinity Day Care Centre is in Kudunure, an agricultural village in south India, not far from the shrine city of Bhadrachalam. Here village life continues much as it always has … Continue reading Rainy Days
Since TREAD started its work over 17 years ago, Friends of TREAD trustees and supporters have made many trips to TREAD India in Bhadrachalam South India and to the remote villages it serves in Odesha and surrounding areas. Each time we return with hundreds of photos so here is a selection taken over the years. … Continue reading Snapshots of India
“Madkam Hinga is a five year old child in Hannah Child Development Centre and lives in Dubatota with his mother and two older sisters. His father died of TB in 2014 and this highly vulnerable tribal family have no land to earn a living. His mother is a seasonal labourer and the breadwinner for the … Continue reading My Name is Hinga!
Just imagine you are a teenage girl living in a primitive thatched mud hut in a forested tribal village in South India. The village has little or no employment or educational opportunities, your mother scratches a living from selling produce from the forest and sometimes get work labouring on the roads. Your father died of … Continue reading A Stitch in Time…
They were some of the first children to be placed on Friends of TREAD’s Orphaned Assistance programme. Here are their stories
Snapshots of life with TREAD India Trust