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Posted on Mon, 2015-02-02 11:12
In January 2015, The World Federation launched an appeal to raise funds for building water well hand-pumps in Pakistani villages where families do not have access to clean water. Thanks to the wonderful support of donors from around the world, the campaign raised over £16,000 GBP / $24,000 USD in just one month!
With the funds raised, 63 water well hand-pumps will be built in District Mianwali, District Bhakkar and District DI Khan in Pakistan’s Punjab Province.
On behalf of The World Federation, we take this opportunity to thank all of our donors who either sponsored a well(s) in full or contributed generously to this appeal. Your support means so much to those who don’t have easy access to clean water. Now, we can go back to so many deserving families and give them the good news that they will soon have a water well hand-pump in the vicinity of their homes. Thank you for making this possible.
Construction of the wells will begin in February 2015 and The World Federation will publish a report in our weekly newswire upon completion of all wells. Additionally, individuals who have sponsored full wells will receive a personalized report of their sponsored well(s).
SPONSOR A WELL…IT’S NEVER TOO LATE
The Ali Asghar Water Appeal is an ongoing initiative of The World Federation. Wells can be sponsored in full or part at any time throughout the year. The cost of sponsoring a full water well hand-pump is as follows:
For wells sponsored in full, please send the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can have plaques made, and ensure that you receive a report and photos of your sponsored well:
1. Donor Name
2. Donor Address
3. Donor Email
4. Donation Amount and currency
5. Donation Date
6. Method of payment (how and where)
7. Description of well(s) sponsored (by location):
8. Copy of Receipt of Donation
9. Name/text for plaque
In Europe, click here.
Rest of the World, click here.
Donate directly to your Jamaat Treasurer
For more information, please email email@example.com.
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