South Holland helps Nepal quake victims

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Help for Nepal earthquake victims from South Holland

Over £3,000 was raised in relief aid by Ram Krishna Bashyal and his business partner Deepak Chatri at the Gurkha Oven in Spalding.

The money came from a charity meal at the restaurant attended by 80 people, when a raffle was held, as well as donations from people who were unable to be present, plus £205 from a raffle at the Prior’s Oven in Spalding.

That came to £2,505, and a Red Cross charity collection amounted to £427. A further £275 was donated by Ayscoughfee School in Spalding, and Ram says more donations are still coming in.

He said: “I am really happy and humble at the support we received from everyone. I’d like to say a big thank you to everyone who came or who supported us. I am happy and proud with Spalding.”

Ram liaised with a group of emergency workers to identify help was needed in a village left with literally nothing.