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Weʼre raising £350 to Welcome In Winter Warmth This Season

Raiwind, Lahore, Pakistan
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The poor street children and orphans of Manak, a village outside of Lahore, are supported in a variety of ways by One World Welfare Organization (OWWO). They, together with adults who are also struggling way below the poverty line, need so much. Many live their lives in a daily struggle just to see another day, at this time of year. Seasons aren't enjoyed in this part of the world, they're endured.

OWWO's current drive is to provide warm clothes and blankets for as many of those in most need, as possible. It helps them to maintain a level of independence as well as being able to keep warm. We also want to enhance their winter diet by providing eggs, fruit and nuts as often as possible. To do this, we need your help. We have only limited regular funds, most of which is used to run our school in Manak. which also needs heat in the classrooms.

I've been here for more than a year, which most said would not happen. Our school, against great odds, has just celebrated it's 1st birthday. OWWO has gained the respect of the predominant Muslim community, and my continued presence sets us apart from all other such organizations - especially local orphanages - which perpetually ask for money.

The children are the usual combination of little angels/devils. They're like any other child, anywhere in the world; except that most are nutritionally starved. The women especially have a tough life keeping house and home together, and it is the mothers who are the advocates for their children's education.

Please help us to give them a Christmas/Winter gift of warmth. I don't want them to spend this Winter and the Christmas season in a packed room due to cold weather. Do you?

Any donation will be used as stated. I wouldn't have it any other way, which is why I knew I had to stay at great personal cost and make sure OWWO keeps a high level of integrity.

Please help us to help them. Thank you.

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      Colin Gillett

      Colin Gillett

      Raiwind, Lahore, Pakistan

      At God's asking, I've moved to Lahore, Pakistan to do mission work with my wife, Sunita Nayab Gill, for the benefit of the poor street children, orphans and assist with women empowerment. Together we are the backbone of the Charity (NGO) One World Welfare Organization (OWWO).

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