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A short explanation of the origins and work of the Buwan Kothi International Trust, a UK registered charity (1118484) that raises funds for projects in Haryana, northern India.

A short explanation of the origins and work of the Buwan Kothi International Trust, a UK registered charity (1118484) that raises funds for projects in Haryana, northern India.

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The Work of the Buwan Kothi International Trust The Work of the Buwan Kothi International Trust Presentation Transcript

  • Bringing people in the UK and Haryana together The Work of the Buwan Kothi International Trust
  • The story begins in 2005 with the wedding of Gilly Mundy and Debbie Quargnolo in Buwan Kothi a village in Haryana in northern India
  • A rural farming community of around 36 families that is isolated and lacks basic amenities such as a local doctor or a school View slide
  • Visitors from Britain were overwhelmed by the welcome they received from local people and decided to give something back View slide
  • By raising funds To improve education, health and the environment in collaboration with local people
  • Gilly’s sudden death in March 2007, aged only 36, gave us renewed energy and a plan to build a school named in his memory
  • In the course of one year through sponsored events and individual donations we raised over £52,000
  • Allowing us to pay for work to be completed by April 2008 on phase 1 of our major project
  • The Gilly Mundy Memorial Community School the district‘s first non-profit school
  • benefiting the wider community Over the next year we aim to complete work on the school and start work on a Resource Centre
  • and schoolchildren in Britain And strengthen ties between the children at the Gilly Mundy Memorial Community School
  • Get in contact with us To find out more or to help and support our work over the coming year
  • www.buwankothi.org.uk Contact us visit our website at