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Rs 15 million collected in UK for humanitarian services

Singer and motivational speaker Ani Choying with children. (file photo)

Kathmandu, May 16: Senior social worker and singer Ani Chhoing Drolma has returned to Nepal after collecting Rs 15 million for humanitarian support, organizing various events, including concert in the UK.

The famous singer Drolma, who has been spreading the message of peace around the world through music, went to Britain to support the humanitarian organisation, Manavseva Ashram to rid Nepal of people living in the streets by rescuing and rehabilitating them within 2082 BS.

Singer Drolma said that the support for the ease of service of Manavseva Ashram was collected from the ‘Inner Melody for Inner Peace Live Concert’ and the ‘Meet and Greet’ programme organized at different places in UK.  A great event was organized on May 5 in the hall of the Country Club in Camberly, UK.

Expressing her happiness to accompany the ashram in humanitarian works and help in the promotion of humanity, she promised to accompany the ashram in humanitarian work in the future as well. Out of the amount collected, Rs 5.2 million was collected from ticket sales, Rs 2 million from sponsors and Rs 841 thousand from the sale of her autobiography book, ‘Phool Ko Aankhama’.

Along with the concert, ‘Meet and Greet’ programmes were organized at the Nepalese Embassy in the UK, at Glasgow and Edinburgh in Scotland, at the Aldershot Monastery, Reading Monastery and Plumstead Monastery, Shiv Mandir Aldershot and Sri Lankan Embassy in the UK. Manavseva Ashram UK chapter coordinator Sunilbabu Khadka said that famous singer Ani Choying Drolma’s concert and the UK tour will help in the service delivery of Manavseva Ashram.