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Anees Satima form Solihull defies illness to boost charity

A DEDICATED fund raiser from Solihull is continuing to support local charities despite her need for 24-hour care.

A DEDICATED fund raiser from Solihull is continuing to support local charities despite her need for 24-hour care.

Anees Satima who lives on Lode Lane runs her own charity called Happy Boys and Girls. She makes jewellery boxes, hand-made cards, keyrings and a host of other products to sell at local fetes.

Every single penny she raises is then donated to charity to help support children.

Her proud sister Rifat who acts as her full-time carer feels that the last two years have been her most successful spell for raising money.

"She does so much and tries so hard but because she has special needs it is a struggle for her," said Rifat. "And despite her epilepsy and heart problems she never lets it get her down."

After raising funds at summer fates, the money is then donated by the 26-year-old to various charities such as Muslim Aid, Sports Relief, MENCAP, and the Acorns Hospice.

Anees visited a poor hospital in Pakistan recently and took over toys to give to sick children in each ward.

If anyone would like to support Anees by offering her voluntary work or donating money to her Happy Boys and Girls fund e-mail her at happiboysandgirls@yahoo.co.uk.

 

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