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Sewak Singh, aged 22 was flying a kite on the roof of one of the blocks at the Widows Colony, Tilak Vihar Delhi. He suffered a tragic fall and many horrific injuries followed including many broken bones, punctured lungs and a fractured spine.

Doctors have informed Seva84 that it is highly probable that Sewak Singh will never walk again, as the main veins around his spine have been damaged.

Sewak Singh has already undergone operations, and he has more to follow.

Sewak Singh’s father drives a rickshaw for a living, their income is not much at all. The costs so far stands at 3.5lacks, doctors have informed us the costs are likely to amount to the equivalent of over £8000.

It is highly probably that Bhai Sewak Singh will now be permanently disabled, so the family will certainly have medical costs in the future.

Within the next few days, Sewak Singh will undergo surgery to have plates inserted into his back. The family are stressed as they cannot afford the treatment.

Sangat ji to keep the operations going, we urgently need finance. Within the next few days we need to raise at around £3000 and we have only managed to raise a few hundred.

Sewak’s father can be contacted on (0091) 9999334759. Indian Sangat can donate to National Branch F-block Vikas Puri New delhi 110018. Account Number 4496001500017094. The bank account is in the name of Sewak Singh State Bank of India 20011504100 Branch A-5 WZ Keshopur.

UK Sangat should donatee to Seva84. 100% of donations received on 19th, 20th 21st and 22nd August will go towards Sewak Singhs medical expenses so please donate now.

We can not stress enough the urgent need for money.

Seva84 (HSBC)

Sort Code: 400203

Account No: 51828819

We will update the sangat with any progress regarding donations and Bhai Sewak Singh via our facebook www.facebook.com/seva84online

Please keep the recovery of Sewak Singh in your aardas.

Vaheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Vaheguru Ji Ki Fateh

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wooah thats sad 2 hear, funny how its the govts job 2 help those ppl of the widow colony in the 1st place, n they r nowhere 2 b seen, considerin the current indian govt was responsible for 84' genocide, u wuda thort they'd b tryin 2 lick r backsides 4 votes etc. Seva84 u guys seva is incredible n very commendable.

c'mon sangat ji we shud b helpin our fellow humans, nevermind sikhs, we have an apna family here in need of help.

here is link to donating:

http://seva84.com/donate/

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Account No: 51828819

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We are certainly not an econmically weak community in the west, we spend thousands on our weddings, family programmes, getting our Gurdwaras out of debt etc.

We must be able help and support our brothers/sisters in the widow colonies. Please don't miss this opportunity to help a fellow sikh.

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We would like to thank everyone who is supporting our work. Also, we would like to thank Sikhsangat for voluntarily pinning this topic. Our Facebook (www.facebook.com/seva84online) has been updated twice since our last visit to Sikhsangat.


Seva84 has secured funds to the amount of £2015 for Bhai Sewak Singh. Please note, the Hospital has advised the total cost of Bhai Sewak Singh’s treatment is likely to be in excess of Rs 6 lacks (£7000 - £8000). Please see below the donations made so far for Bhai Sevak Singh via Seva84:

19th Aug 2012 £140

(Paypal Donations - £15, £10, £15, £25, £20 Bank Donations £50, £5)

20th August 2012 £220

(Paypal Donations - £50, £20, £20[Australia] Bank Donations £100, £30)

21st August 2012 £555

(Paypal Donations of £120 [Australia], £5 [uSA], £320 [Canada] Bank Donations £100, £10)

22nd August £100

(Bank Donation £100)

£1000 (Seva84 Reserve) + £1015 (donations) = £2015

Seva84 would like to sincerely thank everyone who has donated and all who support our work. Thousands of pounds is still needed to fund the operations and medical costs of Bhai Sewak Singh. Please donate to help a poor family cover the medical expenses of Bhai Sewak Singh.

Bank Transfer: SEVA84 (HSBC) Sort Code 400203 Account Number 51828819

Online / via paypal / other ways to donate: www.seva84.com/donate


***Seva84 : Bhai Sewak Singh (aged 22) Update***

Bhai Sewak Singh fell from a roof in the Widow Colony at Tilak Vihar, Delhi. He has suffered several broken bones, his ribs have caused a punctured lung, and he has damaged his spine.

Bhai Sewak Singh’s health: Thankfully, his operations were successful, one operation included treatment from a neurology surgeon. Seva84 has now learnt Sewak Singh’s legs are totally not functioning (due to immense damage to spine and veins). There is some movement in his hands and there is little movement in his eyes which he shows when his name is called. Doctors have said they will know more after several days of observations. Doctors have also expressed it is highly unlikely he will ever walk again. Please pray for the recovery of Bhai Sewak Singh.

Financial Situation: The family have received donations of 1.5lakhs (approx) from other sangat, and 75,000rs they have managed themselves. They are a poor family, and in need of our support. The hospitals have now billed the family RS 4.5 lakhs – this cost is increasing. The hospital have advised the family that the total cost could exceed RS 6 lakhs (£7000-£8000).

Seva84 (registered charity 1147843) have managed to secure £2015 for the family, largely due to sangats donations since Sunday. We kindly refer you to the previous status messages which provides transparency on the recent donations received by Seva84. Please note, 100% of donations received from Sunday 19th – Thursday 23rd August 2012 will go directly towards the medical expenses of Bhai Sewak Singh.

Thank you, we continue to appeal to sangat for urgent donations to secure the treatment of Bhai Sewak Singh. Please also keep Bhai Sewak Singh in your prayers.

Bank Transfer: SEVA84 (HSBC) Sort Code 400203 Account Number 51828819

Online / via paypal / other ways to donate: www.seva84.com/donate

We have already provided transparency on donations so far. If you are financially able to, please donate so Sewak Singh can continue to receive the urgent treatment he needs.

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Very sad, donated what I can. If you offered a gift aid option for UK taxpayers, you can get much more value from your donations, I know you're a new charity (registered June), but please do look into it. Please see BT's giving page- it's more safe and secure than bank transfers, zero commission and you can claim gift aid on UK donations.

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Donated what I could.

Really sad to say, not many comments/donations for this noble cause, but the Post "20 Sikhs converted to Christianty" is flooded with posts. We are good on posting, we moan when other religion missionairies champion in donations/charities to help the human cause, but we never take immediate and necessary action when and where required for our own brethern.

Thanks Seva84.

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Vaheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Vaheguru Ji Ki Fateh

Seva84 would like to thank everyone who supports our work, and everyone who has prayed for and/or donated to Bhai Sewak Singh. Seva84 has been operating unofficially since mid 2011. Seva84 was officially established as a non profit company in January 2012. After much work, in June 2012 Seva84 achieved charity status (no 1147843). Seva84 has requested gift aid, but it appears the application is a lengthy process. Thank you all for your comments, and suggestions.

The Seva84 facebook page www.facebook.com/seva84online has also been updated as follows:

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________

***IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT***

With huge help from the global sangat, Seva84 has raised£3740 (which equates to over RS 3 Lakhs!) for the medical treatment of Bhai Sewak Singh. Seva84 is currently not requesting for any more donations regarding Bhai Sewak Singh, as this case has now become high profile, and the family are currently receiving funds from sourses in relation to this matter. Over the n

ext few days, Seva84 will be updated on financial matters and will keep you updated with progress. Once again a huge thank you for all your support, and kindness. We continue to request everyone to pray for the speedy recovery of Bhai Sewak Singh Ji and strength for his family.

19th Aug 2012 £140

(Paypal Donations - £15, £10, £15, £25, £20 Bank Donations £50, £5)

20th August 2012 £220

(Paypal Donations - £50, £20, £20[Australia] Bank Donations £100, £30)

21st August 2012 £555

(Paypal Donations - £120 [Australia], £5 [uSA], £320 [Canada] Bank Donations £100, £10)

22nd August £380

(Paypal Donations - £50, £5, £30, £50, £10 Bank Donations £100, £10, £125)

23rd August £121

(Paypal £50, £10, £20 Bank£31, £10)

24th August £1324

(Paypal Donations 40, £200( USA) Bank Donations £50, £40, £194, £200, £300, £300)

TOTAL for Bhai Sewak Singh Ji's Medical Costs:

£1000 (Seva84 Reserve) + £2740 (donations) = £3740

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