Joy Home for Children is Registered Charity which offers a home for Orphan Children in Hyderabad, India.


British Registered - Charity No 1131247
Indian Registered - JRS Charitable Trust – Reg 174/2004

Joy Home for Children is located in a village called Madhapur, Nalgonda District which is about 40 km's South East from Central Hyderabad, India and was founded in 2004.

'Joy Home provides a safe and secure environment for orphaned children'.

There are up to 100 children we support including local villiage children as well as a nearby HIV center (outreach project).
For educational reasons, the children are divided into 2 groups. The older girls and younger children live at our Secunderabad Home and the older boys remain at Joy Home Orphanage. These children have been brought into the Orphanage either by the charity or members of the public over a period of 8 years. Each child has been registered with the local authorities and is listed as in the care of
‘Joy Home for Children’. These children are not for adoption and will remain part of the Joy Home family.

From 2004 till 2008, Joy Home for Children was privately funded by founder Dr. Nirmala Jyothi, her husband Dr. K. Karunakara Rao and their family and friends. joy home for children, orphanage in India As the number of orphaned children increased and with spiralling costs, it became essential to generate extra funding to provide the long term security for the children.

In March 2009, Joy Home website was launched followed by British Registration in August 2009. Now Joy Home for Children Orphanage is now offering everyone the opportunity to make a real difference.

We have 3 acres of land with plenty of space for development. Once developed, the land will provide an income as well as fresh fruit and vegetables for the home.

From our needs list you can choose what you would like to fund for the orphan children in India. You can make a donation online and we will tell you exactly where your money has been spent as well as providing regular updates via our website. As a small charity, it is so much easier to relate back to those that help. 

Joy Home for Children Orphanage is non profit making; all donations received (after bank fees) are spent on the orphan children in India. There are no UK salaries, no administration costs and no marketing budget. We do not spend donations on TV advertising or magazine campaigns. We are in search for corporate sponsorship to cover running expenses. Currently, our website is the only marketing tool which is created in-house for free.

We rely on you as a website vistor to let others know about Joy Home for Children Orphanage.

'Please maintain social distancing in public places, stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people at all times, Wash your hands often - Be safe, keep your family safe!

Charity News and Updates

  • Covid 19 Update - June 2021
    Due to heavy rains and flooding couple of months back the roof and the water tank got damaged. Boy's room and kitchen are leaking. Need to install new roofing at a cost of ₹56,000 (£541). - Now funded by Mr Barker.

    Bore motor burnt out and we need to purchase a new one at a cost of ₹44,000 (£425). This includes fitting. - Still Unfunded. We are buying water via Water Tanker as a temporary measure.

    Due to Covid and lockdown all the prices have gone up by three times. Groceries are costing more than a lakh (£970) every month. The transportation charges also have increased due to hike in fuel prices.

    Six weeks back all the children had medical check up. Administering MV, Calcium and Iron.

    Since schools are closed we are teaching children in two to three groups using projectors and laptops.We can't provide each child with laptop and iPad..

  • Joy Home UK Account Balance = £304.02 on 2nd July 2021. No reserve funds!

  • Donations for June 2021
    Direct Debit/Internet Banking Supporters = £40. Charities Trust = £100.
    Very Kind Donation = £30.00 from Mr/Mrs. Valluripal.
    Fruit & Veg from R K Upasanii = £27.
    Thank you Mr/Mrs Barker = £200 Fully allocated to Groceries for Lockdown + £550 for the new borewell motor.
    Paypal Donations from Rakesh B = £48.60.
    P Shankar = £19.32
    Praneel thank you for = £43.72
    Hiten = £9.66. Received. New donation from SH Consulting = £100.

    Thank you for your continuing support throughout the year. Also special thank you for our
    4 Direct Debit Supporters - Mr & Mrs Takyi, Sangha. Ian, & Ruth.

  • We celibrated Christmas for gifts of clothes, food and cake. Topped off with a puppet show.
    Link to Youtube Video of Puppet Show

  • Floods in Hyderabad and many crops have failed for local villagers. We will provided some rice, lentils, sugar and oil to those who are struggling in November 2020.

    No fund raising events as yet.

  • Joy Home looking for fund raisers/donations for disabled children in India.
    Seva Sadanam Website - April 2017

  • Joy Home supports new charity venture to providing Health Packs and Medical needs to slum & street children in Goa. Financed by a private donation. New Charity Website - April 2013


  • Joy Home Orphanage wins Optimist Charity Awards 2009/2010 - January 2010


  • Joy Home Orphanage receives British Registration Status by Charity Commission.
    Registration Number 1131247 - August 2009


  • Joy Home Orphanage hit by storm force winds destroying the roof - May 2009.
    Click here for photos.


  • Charity Web site lauched - March 2009.



Thank you to our 3 direct debit supporters Sangha. Ian, Ruth.....