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treasurer B H U PE NDR AB HAI K mistry to maintain high standards. I also Sandesh publication, SPA (UK) would express my sincere appreciation to Jay dearly like to see many of our Prajapati It gives me tremendous pleasure to Mistry of London who has provided community members who own present a brief summary of financial excellent advice and support as our businesses, to submit advertisements activities. First of all, I would like to accounts’ examiner. which will help to take the Sandesh to a Namaste and Jai Shree Krishna express my gratitude for the wisdom, very highest quality publication. support and hard work from our past Last year we simplified our financial treasurers Ranjanben Mistry from management system so it is much SPA (UK) has continued to raise funds London and Rajnikantbhai Mistry from straightforward now to create reports. and support charitable causes. This Leicester who are now my assistants, In terms of financial activities, we have year we are raising funds for Kasturba without whom it would not be possible had a mix of surplus and deficits from Ashram & Muni Ashram both are based SPA (UK) activities. Whilst the overall in Gujarat, India. We are also raising balance is stable, we continue to apply funds for one of our own community the principle of self-funded events family Piyushbhai, where the whole planning, supplemented with sewa and family were involved in fatal accident in goodwill of volunteers and participants. Valsad, India. ‘‘SPA (UK) chairty this year is Kasturba Ashram & Muni Ashram...’’ Where there are shortfalls, we assess the root cause and plan forward based The Nairobi Trust Fund’s income has on lessons learnt. continued to be used to fund charitable causes through SPA (UK) ITF. The From the past year’s activities, Mahila value of the Nairobi Trust Fund at the Samelan and Seniors Sneh Milan have end of the financial period stood at been most popular and have been £102,034.97 of which £4,446.30 is fully self-financing events. For all other available for charitable use. events I would request our members Bhupendrabhai K Mistry to fully participate. For our Prajapati Treasurer, SPA (UK), 2017-2018 vol. 42 | Prajapati Sandesh 2017 9