A Manchester property developer has donated £100,000 to an international charity to help with their aid efforts.

Nabeel Mussarat handed over the money to Manchester based Smile Aid, which works to support communities across the world and the UK.

Nabeel said: "Smile Aid has consistently demonstrated its dedication to providing essential assistance and support to those in distress.

"We wanted to create meaningful change in the lives of individuals facing various challenges."

Asian Image: Smile Aid supports communities gain access to safe drinking water

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Nabeel is also hosting a Smile Aid charity event on Sunday 15 October. 

He added: "This occasion offers an excellent opportunity for individuals to witness firsthand the incredible charitable endeavors that Smile Aid tirelessly undertakes."

As part of the projects the charity implements it has been aiming to support communities to gain access to safe drinking water.

The charity said: "We achieve this by installing Water Wells to provide a regular supply of drinking water. We also Install water plants in schools, mosques, churches and other community places, where lack of funding is a real issue.
"There are areas in Pakistan where there is severe scarcity of clean drinking water. We have identified the hard-hit areas, and installed hand pumps and electric filtered water plants to provide a regular supply of water, for drinking purpose and as an emergency support for the agrarian way of life."

The charity said it had also trained more than 20,000 people in First Aid Training.