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    Weʼve raised £1,395 to help build a better place for the kids of Snehalaya Orphanage , Gwalior , India .

    Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Tuesday, 3rd January 2017

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    Snehalaya Orphanage for destitute, abused , disabled & orphaned children in Madhya Pradesh state in North India , desperately needs our help . Last winter i volunteered to paint as much of the place as i could , i stayed there for 5 weeks from early January till mid February , painting the entire ground floor of the main building but also spending time with around 70 kids & their carers & staff (all volunteers) . While i was there it quickly became very obvious that they,re being neglected and all but forgotten about . The state of the buildings are falling apart , there is no hot water , no heaters ( hits 0 degrees in winter ) , no fans ( hits 50 degrees in summer ), no showers (cold water buckets !) no washing machines , inadequate clothing and bedding , poor quality & not enough food , no dental care , no toys , sporadic electricity , no furniture , tv , music etc etc.... A part of me will allways be there....
    I,m going back this coming January to carry on with the painting project which i plan to complete all of Snehalaya over the coming years . Last year i was quoted the price of 160,000 rupees ( 1850 pounds ) to have 10 water boilers fitted in the accommodation cottages and 2 washing machines installed . With more cash we,ll also buy heaters, install fans , buy , install & operate a power generator ,build a shower block , buy clothes & bedding , pay for regular dental care . better food etc etc etc ......we can really make a difference here .... I would love to be able to take this money back to Snehalaya and get this necessary work done . Its heartbreaking to see how hard life is for the kids , with a bit of generosity and kindness we can all play a part in easing their suffering .



    • kenny mcalpinea year ago
      kenny mcalpine

      kenny mcalpine

      a year ago

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    • scott breslin

      scott breslin

      Dec 14, 2016

      payday today. here's another few quid.


    • Andrew Copland

      Andrew Copland

      Dec 13, 2016

      fuuukin ......gaun yersel


    • Anonymous


      Dec 8, 2016

      Hope this helps. Good luck! Send my love to the kids.


    • Kath Byrne

      Kath Byrne

      Dec 6, 2016

      Good on you Kenny.


    • Mark Nichol

      Mark Nichol

      Dec 5, 2016

      Alreet pet!!!Hats off to yer Kenny. Grand stuff...Love, geordie Mark.x


    • Nicola


      Dec 5, 2016


    • Mairi Grant

      Mairi Grant

      Dec 3, 2016

      Go Kenny!


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    Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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