Weʼve raised £1,395 to help build a better place for the kids of Snehalaya Orphanage , Gwalior , India .
- Edinburgh, United Kingdom
- 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 .
- 3 years ago
kenny mcalpine3 years ago
We,re off and running , big love to all who's donated so far .. Spread the word .justgiving.com/kenny-Mcalpine
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Dec 14, 2016
payday today. here's another few quid.
Dec 13, 2016
fuuukin ......gaun yersel
Dec 8, 2016
Hope this helps. Good luck! Send my love to the kids.
Dec 6, 2016
Good on you Kenny.
Dec 5, 2016
Alreet pet!!!Hats off to yer Kenny. Grand stuff...Love, geordie Mark.x
Dec 5, 2016
Dec 3, 2016
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