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Gurjar Hindu Union (GHU), Crawley, UK
Gurjar Hindu Union, Crawley
Gurjar Hindu Union (GHU),
Crawley in West Sussex has been honoured with the Queen's Award for Voluntary
Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.
We have built a mega community centre that cost 3.4million pounds.
Ashwinbhai Soni, Trustee. GHU
This prestigious award recognises outstanding work by volunteer groups to benefit their local communities
Gurjar Hindu Union serves the needs of the Indian community in Crawley, allowing its members to integrate effectively into society.
The group offers activities for children, young people and the elderly and provides skills training for its community as well as cultural and supportive services to the Hindu
and wider community.
Gurjar Hindu Union (GHU) providing
education, cultural and integration supportive services to the Hindu and wider
community in Crawley.
Ashwinbhai Soni said "We are all so thrilled. All 5,000 members of the organisation will be so delighted.
"Our group doesn't only keep our culture together, and educate our children in our culture and our values, it also is fantastic for the wider community that there is such
an iconic centre.
The building was all constructed and built by us without any government support or any other grants or anything like that.
"This is a centre that is very important to Crawley now.
Further reading :
Opening of Gurjar
Hindu Union Crawley (GHU) in 2010
Duke of Gloucester at the Crawley (London) Temple in 2015