Aid to earthquake Victim by Phul Kumari Mahato Memorial Trust
A strong (7.8) earthquake hit Nepal in the area near Barpak on 25 April, 2015. The earthquake was followed by many powerful aftershocks and another huge earthquake (7.3) on May. The earthquakes caused extensive damage to buildings and thousands of deaths and injured. Many historical buildings collapsed, temples have been ruined roads destroyed.
As the Nepal is going through the national tragedy, Dr. Upendra Mahato, a Chairman of Phul Kumari Mahato Memorial Trust, On May 2, 2015, announced Rs 150 million in aid to the Great Quake victims. Trust declared that Rs 30 million would be used for immediate relief measures and the remaining Rs 120 million for rehabilitation works.
Being a noted entrepreneur and philanthropist it is the responsibility of the chairman to do whatever possible to lessen the pain of those who lost their loved ones and struggling to survive. And as announced, the first immediate relief has been successfully distributed to families in various affected districts like Sindhupalchwok, Ramechhap, Nuwakot, Kavre, Dolkha and other through the networks of Trust, NRNA, Patanjali Yogpith Nepal and other various channels. An immediate relief package consisting of tent, tripal, metal sheet, mattresses, blankets, bed sheet, pillows, towels, raincoats, rice, beaten rice, edible oil, daal, kwati, sugar, salt and soap.
Here are some of the photos, PKMMT with NRNA preparing and distributing relief materials to earthquake victims in Nepal.