Bolton’s Journey Retailer in Derby Road will see boss Kamran Khan and workers member Abdullah Ajaz heading to Balochistan, the place floods have destroyed the lives of many individuals.
Abdullah has household in Punjab, Balochistan and Salkot and though everyone seems to be okay, he’s listening to from his cousins first-hand the devastation the flood is inflicting.
He stated: “Certainly one of my cousins known as us and he knowledgeable me what was happening.
“After that, my mother and father began speaking about it, so we thought we may do one thing to assist.
“My cousin has gone to Balochistan to assist and we will likely be utilizing the cash to assist the victims.
“Once I noticed the information, it was brutal after which a shopper got here in and informed me the small print.”
After beginning a Go Fund Me web page, anybody who walked into the Journey Retailer would donate, with one even donating £1,000.
Abdullah stated: “That is only the start as we’ll do extra however in the meanwhile as folks are available, virtually everybody will donate.
“The place we reside will not be affected by the flood, however something may occur, so they’re ready.
“It’s painful to see folks struggling over there and listening to about it may be upsetting.”
The cash will likely be used to assist present food and shelter for folks displaced by the flood.
Supervisor at The Journey Retailer, Kamran Khan stated: “I’ve been myself to the areas affected earlier than the flood simply final yr and have seen how lovely the locations like Hunza Valley are.
“To see movies of these locations destroyed and beneath water is heart-breaking.
“These persons are in want, and I need to get extra concerned.”
The web whole and money donations now quantity to simply over £4,000.
The flood in Pakistan has been regarded by high local weather officers equivalent to Sherry Rahman as a local weather catastrophe, with the nation dwelling to over 7,000 glaciers, greater than wherever exterior Antarctica.
The glaciers are beginning to soften as a consequence of hotter temperatures inflicting break-off rivers which then burst.
Over 1000 folks have now misplaced their lives.
Donate here to the Go Fund Me page. (www.gofundme.com/f/a3mtp-flooding-in-pakistan?qid=b4cd276a6a04441122ff1b9c2703904f)