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100% Help Nepal Earthquake Victims

$165 of $1,000 goal

Raised by 3 people in 40 months
My Name is Barry Peters (Basa Pete on youtube). I live in Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada. I've been to Nepal many times. On my very first trip there, I met Owen (Smiler) Blackwell of England. We met on a mountain trail. Owen was carrying a large, red toolbox. "Strange?" I thought.

As I later found out: Owen and his wife, and their young son, live part of the year in England and part of the year in Nepal. They have a house there. His wife is Nepalese. The story of how she and Owen met is fantastic.

Owen is quite a great man to the mountain people of Nepal. He has personally raised money to build schools, orphanages and toilets in remote mountain villages. He has also created his toolbox fund: In England, his family and friends donate tools. Then, on his next visit to Nepal, he hand delivers a full toolbox to a remote mountain village. That's how I met him.

They were in Nepal when the big earthquake hit. I'm happy to say, they are all safe and sound. However, his wife's village was totally distroyed.

Owen is now back in England, trying to raise money to help his beloved mountain people of Nepal. They desperately need our help.

Here is an email I just received from Smiler:

From: Owen Blackwell (cplsmiler@gmail.com)
Sent: May-18-15 3:20:42 AM
To: Barry Peters (bpeters55@hotmail.com)

Hi, I'm back in the UK. We're collecting money and rice. We sent one truck up the mountain already. My wife's cousin is trying to get a bus up the mountain full of stuff. The Nepalese Gurkha community of Derby are buying metal sheets and sending them in. I got my brother In law looking for a box of nails. They were all. British Legion promised 50,000 to the Gurkha well fare trust. I went to their national conference this weekend. I got back on Friday into the UK. 
Bye for now, Smiler.

100% of your donation will go directly towards helping the mountain villages distroyed by the Nepal Earthquake.
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There are mountain villagers in Nepal who still struggle to rebuild their homes. Any help will be great help.
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My Nepalese friends still need help. I return to Nepal in 2017. Hopefully we can help with the rebuilding.
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I'm returning to Nepal next year. Owen and his charities still need our help. Any and all money I raise will go directly towards building schools, public toilets, shelters, food and medical supplies. The mountain people of Nepal need our help to rebuild from the massive earthquake that destroyed their homes and lives.
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So far, I've collected $1135 from family and friends, surpassing my goal of $1000. Thank you all very much. 100% of the money has been sent to Nepal. It went towards emergency food, medical supplies and building material. However, there is still lots of work that needs to be done. Any amount of help will be greatly appreciated.
One of the new schools we helped build.
Owen in front of new school.
Very Thankful Nepalese Students.
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$165 of $1,000 goal

Raised by 3 people in 40 months
Created May 18, 2015
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Donna Warenko
40 months ago

My prayers are with the people of Nepal

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