The Work of the Buwan Kothi International Trust

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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.

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The Work of the Buwan Kothi International Trust

  1. 1. Bringing people in the UK and Haryana together The Work of the Buwan Kothi International Trust
  2. 2. The story begins in 2005 with the wedding of Gilly Mundy and Debbie Quargnolo in Buwan Kothi a village in Haryana in northern India
  3. 3. A rural farming community of around 36 families that is isolated and lacks basic amenities such as a local doctor or a school
  4. 4. Visitors from Britain were overwhelmed by the welcome they received from local people and decided to give something back
  5. 5. By raising funds To improve education, health and the environment in collaboration with local people
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. In the course of one year through sponsored events and individual donations we raised over £52,000
  8. 8. Allowing us to pay for work to be completed by April 2008 on phase 1 of our major project
  9. 9. The Gilly Mundy Memorial Community School the district‘s first non-profit school
  10. 10. benefiting the wider community Over the next year we aim to complete work on the school and start work on a Resource Centre
  11. 11. and schoolchildren in Britain And strengthen ties between the children at the Gilly Mundy Memorial Community School
  12. 12. Get in contact with us To find out more or to help and support our work over the coming year
  13. 13. www.buwankothi.org.uk Contact us visit our website at

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