Nearly 2 million rupees collected in Belgium for Help Nepal Network
Dipak Jyoti Paudel, Belgium:
Nearly 2 million and 2 hundred thousand rupee has been collected in the treasury set up by Help Nepal Network Belgium Committee. The fund is being collected here to support the treasury fund of charitable organization Help Nepal Network, which has a target to collect 100 million rupees for the treasury. On Monday, the first day, the committee has been able to collect more than 2 million rupees.
Nearly 250 Nepalese residing in Belgium has lent their support for the philanthropic campaign of the Network. The committee has run a door to door campaign for collecting donation amount. The campaign reached nearly 100 homes of Nepali to inform them about the philanthropic initiative and seek their support. The program is being held in Luven, the main city of Belgium, on Friday as well as in Antwerp on Saturday. The program is being held wih an aim to involve all Nepali in the philanthropic campaign. Committee’s coordinator Bishnu Tiwari made a commitment to give continuity in the coming days also. Collected donation amount were handed over to the Help Nepal Network amid a function attended by Network’s founder Rabindra Mishra. Appreciating the role of committee for the charity and the generosity of Nepali peoples living in Belgium, Mishra underlined the contributions of every Nepali in any way for making the country prosperous.
Help Nepal Network has been building more than 40 schools, libraries and providing reliefs during the emergency needs by collecting the donations from the Nepali peoples. Network has its branches in 14 countries. It has set up a treasury with a target of collecting 100 million rupees and so far 9 million rupees has been collected for the treasury by holding campaign in various countries including in Belgium. Similar programs have been also held in Netherland. Likewise, programs will be held in France on December 2, Luxemberg on 3, German on 5, Portugal on 6 and finally in Switzerland on 8th of December.
The campaign was initiated in Belgium on September 9 by forming an ad hoc committee by the Nepali community residing here.