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MORE than 1000 bras are now loaded on to a plane and on their way to women in the hills of Papua New Guinea.
MORE than 1000 bras are now loaded on to a plane and on their way to women in the hills of Papua New Guinea, but this does not mark the end of Jenny Morgan’s bra appeal.
Nanango’s Jenny Morgan learnt of PNG women’s desperation for bras on a trip to the country late last year and said she couldn’t sit back and do nothing.
Since her return she gave herself to the cause, and now has 1000 bras on their way.
Mrs Morgan said she phoned one of the PNG women just this week to tell her the good news.
“She was nearly jumping over the phone,” Mrs Morgan said.
“She said they hadn’t seen anything like it.
“So how does that make me feel? Absolutely fabulous, I’m on a high.”
Mrs Morgan was overcome by the PNG ladies’ response and said it put into perspective just how little they had.
“I don’t think they were expecting anything like this, they just expected to go through life without (bras),” she said.
“We’ve got so much and they’ve got so little.”
“Some have donated two, and some a lot more,” she said.
“One lady from Blackbutt donated 25 sets of bras and knickers, all in good condition.”
Mrs Morgan said there was just one bump in the road.
“I had a lot of trouble getting them transported over there,” she said.
But again, she said, the community stepped up.
“A friend saw the poster and said I know someone, and now he’s flying them there on a volunteer basis,” she said.
“It warms the cockles of your heart.”
Although the bras were now on their way, Mrs Morgan said it was not the end of the road.
“We’ve got the system in place now, this is just first of many,” she said.
To learn more or donate, phone Jenny Morgan on 41631055.