AID for Nepal burn victims

Nutrition ProgramHimalayan News Service
Kathmandu, July 8 2011

The Kadoorie Charitable foundation has donated Rs 2 lakhs for burn victims in Nepal. The UK Embassy handed over the amount to Burns Violence Survivors-Nepal (BVS-Nepal) on Thursday.

British Ambassador John Tucknott delivered the amount to BVS- Nepal, an organization that provides medical and counselling support to burn victims, with special attention on women and children.

Ambassador Tucknott said the work done by BVS-Nepal was crucial in treatment and aftercare for burn victims. He congratulated BVS-Nepal on its ongoing work, according to a press release issued by the Embassy. He also expressed hope that the Government would increase the amount available to the specialist Burns Unit at Bir Hospital.