Mohammed Nazim, better known as Naz Khan, sadly lost his battle with mental health in January.
More than £6,500 was raised in memory of the 43-year-old from Firth Park, described by those who knew him as an ‘absolute diamond’, and that money is now helping provide life-saving access to clean water where it is most needed.
Three wells are being built in Ghana and a total of nine water pumps are getting installed in Pakistan and Bangladesh.
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Naz’s family said in a statement: “It means a lot to all of us and we really appreciate all the donations.”
Naz, who grew up in Darnall, worked for Costco in Sheffield as a trade coordinator and was well known as an amateur boxer and from his days working at Khans Restaurant on West Street in Sheffield city centre.