£500 boost for tsunami school

A CURRY night to help survivors of the Asian tsunami has raised hundreds of pounds. Mayor Brian Under-wood held the event at the Taj Mahal Restau-rant in Stevenage Old Town. The £500 raised will go to the MWRAF which will use it to help 1,500 children wh

A CURRY night to help survivors of the Asian tsunami has raised hundreds of pounds.

Mayor Brian Under-wood held the event at the Taj Mahal Restau-rant in Stevenage Old Town.

The £500 raised will go to the MWRAF which will use it to help 1,500 children who attend a school in the village of Sainthamaru-thu in Sri Lanka.

The school building was destroyed by the tsunami and the school has since been rehoused into a disused sports stadium.

Murad Chowdhury, who owns the Taj Mahal, said: "The event was a great success and I am glad we have been able to help these poor victims again. The money raised will really make a difference to these children's lives."

* If you would like to make a donation to the appeal visit HSBC bank by quoting, Stevenage Borough Council Appeals Account, Sort Code: 40-43-36, Account no. 81674722.

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