Keralite donates motorbike to Malayalee Association of UK to help raise funds for India to fight Covid – UKMALAYALEE

Keralite donates motorbike to Malayalee Association of UK to help raise funds for India to fight Covid

Monday 7 June 2021 7:03 PM UTC

Dharmadas Bhaskaran, right, donating the bike to Sreejith Sreedharan from MAUK

By A Staff Reporter

LONDON June 7: As the worsening pandemic is causing untold misery to the lives of many in India, Malayalee Association of UK (MAUK) is doubling its efforts to help those worst affected.

Learning about MAUK’s efforts Dharmadas Bhaskaran, a Keralite residing in East Ham, has come forward to donate his motorbike for the organisation to sell and raise funds for India to fight Covid.

The Yamaha RJ19 600cc XJ6S Diversion model  has  done only 1,600 miles, virtually a brand new bike. The 2012 year bike comes with £700 worth of leather gear (size small), helmets etc to go with it.

Dharmadas Bhaskaran is a native of Varkala and has been passionate about motorbikes for several years now. Dharmadas works with the Financial Times newspaper’s IT department.

On asked what made him feel to gift his bike, Dharmadas said: ” I feel that it is a very important cause and it was only fitting that I donate something that’s dear to me to help those in need”.

Those who wish to buy it and contribute it towards a worthy cause please contact 07846066476.

In the last 10 days, MAUK through its partners, organisations and volunteers in Kerala have facilitated Rs20 Lakhs worth of projects as below:

1. Rs 8 lakhs worth of medical equipment in Pattampi, Palakkad.

2. Cooked meal and Food kits for a week to 300 people in care homes, low income families and destitute in Kottayam.

3. Food kits for 260 families in Thannemukku Panjayat in Allapuzha.

4. Food kits PPE and medical supplies to 250 residents in Chennilode village in Thiruvananthapuram.

5. Food kits and cooked food parcels to 300 residents in Thottakkad in Thiruvananthapuram.

6. Provisions to purchase second-hand ambulance in Kattapana in Idukki.

7. Provisions to purchase second-hand ambulance in Karavaram in Thiruvananthapuram.

8. Medical equipment at a palliative care centre in Koyilandi in Kozhikode.

9. Distribution of 10,000 N95 masks donated by Ford Motor Company to frontline police and KSRTC staff through our volunteers, residents in coastal areas through local churches in Thiruvananthapuram.

10. Mobile phones to aid with the education of 16 students from Below Poverty Line families in Sishuvihar Upper Primary School, Thiruvanathapurum.

Those who wish to contribute can continue to do so by clicking on the link below