News Vinge helps the children of Pakistan

August 26, 2010

Vinge is donating money to help the flood victims in Pakistan.

“The money is going to Unicef since we want to help those children whose lives have been so severely devastated” says Pär Remnelid, a partner at the Malmö office who took the initiative regarding Vinge’s donation.

Unicef states that the floods in Pakistan have caused one of the worst catastrophes of all time. The country’s infrastructure has been decimated, people made homeless and the water and sewerage system destroyed.

This entails a significant risk of water-borne diseases and undernourishment for children. At the moment there are 3.5 million children who urgently need help to survive. Their lives are mainly threatened by undernourishment and diseases spread via the impure water.

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