Thanksgiving message HOW YOU CAN SAVE LIVES IN THE PAKISTAN HIMALAYA
I'm working on my e-newletter and in case you don't get it, my message for Thanksgiving begins with this opportunity to help the survivors of the Pakistan earthguake.
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Abdul Sattar Edhi’s Foundation was among the first to reach the earthquake- affected areas and is trusted for its integrity and effectiveness in a country rife with corruption. Donations can be made through www.developpakistan.org (click on the earthquake donations link and follow it to donate to the Edhi Foundation.)Edhi, who has been compared to Mother Teresa, won the Balzan Foundation's "special prize for humanity, peace and brotherhood among peoples": http://www.balzan.com/en/preise/preisverleihung2000.cfm
The Edhi Foundation website is http://www.paks.net/edhi-foundation/
Another effective way to help is through Greg Mortensen and the Central Asia Institute who do outstanding educational and humanitarian work in the mountains of Pakistan. For updates on their work and how to donate go to: http://www.ikat.org/Earthquake_update.html