Marriage comes laterBishwa Subedi of Bhimad, Tanahun, has collected Rs 3 million from Nepalis residing outside the country for providing relief to the victims of the April 25 earthquake
“I came back from America to get married. But I decided to postpone the ceremony on witnessing the devastation caused by the earthquake. I can get married later, but victims need help right now,” said Subedi. He was able to collect Rs 3 million in 15 days through Facebook.
Subedi, along with the Bhimad Youth Club, has distributed relief supplies in Tandrang and Ghyampesal in Gorkha, Dhading Besi and Jurethum in Dhading, Badey Gaun in Sindhupalchok, Thanapati and Thansingh in Nuwakot, Mahadevsthan and Mechey in Kavre, and Bhagawatipur, Bhimad, Kotdurbar and Arunodaya in Tanahun. “We’ve been actively collecting funds for the relief campaign. Our friends from the Bhimad Youth Club have been working hard for the proper utilisation of the funds. So far, we have been able to help 1,698 houses,” added Subedi.Subedi, who’s leaving for the US in a few days, will distribute relief materials to quake victims in Kathmandu today.