Russell’s Trade & DIY’s Bobby Singh goes to Nepal

Nepal was devastated by a 7.8 Richter Earthquake on 25th April 2015. Bobby Singh is a proprietor of a DIY business in Tooting, South London and a father of two children. Despite having no links to Nepal, Bobby tried to join charities going to Nepal but he was hindered with red tape for vetting.

This did not stop him and he went to Nepal alone, despite his family’s objections, due to their fear for his safety. Bobby decided to help people in the villages in remote areas who have not had any aid or relief from other charities.

Bobby was in Nepal when the second earthquake struck causing further devastation and he witnessed the panic first hand as running down the third flight of stairs the force of the earthquake flung him to the side of the wall. He had a cut on his hand but was lucky to escape unharmed.

Bobby wishes to provide 500 semi-permanent living structures made from brick and corrugated sheeting for the roof which cost about £100 each to erect.

Bobby Singh has set up a Go Fund Me page to raise at least £50,000. He is willing to share his story with the media and to promote the money-raising effort with the hope he can appeal to the general public to donate to his cause. The website is

Bobby can be contacted on 07904 891 411

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