Migrant workers in Britain help quake survivors


Jun 13, 2015-

Gulmi Jilla Samaj UK, an organisation of Nepali migrant workers, has provided Rs 500,000 to earthquake survivors in the district.

Advisor to the Samaj Moti Bhandari handed over the amount to District Disaster Management Sub-committee Coordinator Durga Prasad Pande on Wednesday. The organisation also provided Rs 100,000 to the Hope Disability Centre, Rs 100,000 to the Shantipur branch of Nepal Red Cross Society for repairing its ambulance, Rs 74,000 for the treatment of a 10-year-old child who was raped last year and a voice recorder to journalist Prem Sunar.

So far, the organisation has provided more than Rs 5 million for the development of education, health care and communication sectors in the district.

Likewise, Gulmi Samaj Samiti Bahrain has also provided Rs 163,000 to Nepal Red Cross Society for establishing a blood bank in the district. Representatives of the organisation, Ghanashyam Kharal, Maniram Pande and Nirmal Upadhyay jointly handed over the amount to Gulmi Red Cross chief Anup Kumar Shrestha.

Published: 14-06-2015 09:06

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