Several 11 women, who fasted-to-death for 12 days last month, received cash donations from their friends abroad, Thursday.

Woman Coordinator Durga Devi Bista hands over cash donations to her friend Photo:BNS

According to the BNS, the Bhutan Media Society distributed US$ 410 collected from various 15 individuals and two organizations -Punya Foundation and Bhutanese Community in Netherlands – to the women in Beldangi-II.

The donation was distributed to regain the lost health of women, who fasted without food and water for 12 days demanding refugee status and other aid facilities.

Women Coordinator Durga Devi Bista said thank to all donors and specially BMS for mobilizing supports.