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Cancer and Kidney patients in Rupandehi gets assistance from Nepalis living in UK

2021 Aug 01, 14:21, Bhairahawa
This image shows Special Economic Zone in Bhairahawa in Siddharthanagar Municipality of Rupandehi district in July 2019. Photo courtesy: Ravi Jung Karki

Durga Rana, 22, from Sinddharthanagar Municipality-1 and Ayusha Pande from Kanchan Rural Municipality has been suffering from kidney disease while Manju Rana from Sinddharthanagar Municipality-8 has been suffering from cancer. Each of them got monetary assistance of Rs 25,000.

A local social worker Om Kumar Shrestha said, "Siddhartha Bhairahawa Family Group set up under the leadership of Sharmila Hirachan in the UK collected the amount and extended monetary and in-kind support to the ailing and poor people."

Among Rs 400 thousand provided by the Nepalis living in the UK, the ailing ones got Rs 25,000 each while the remaining amount was spent on foodstuffs. The food items as rice, beaten rice, flour, cooking oil, sugar were provided to 45 destitute people, Shrestha added.

Similarly, the sick people admitted at Universal College of Medical Science and their attendants were also provided meal for a day, according to social worker Shrestha.


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