During my travels through Sri Lanka last year, I recognized a water problem in resettlement villages in the Mullaitivu District.
Meet V Brundha, a bright-eyed and intelligent 19 year old at Ratmalanai Hindu College who is currently doing her A levels.
On October 11th of 2014, a wonderful night of music and the arts took place in the auditorium at Keefe Technical School in Massachusetts. Manitha Neyam Trust put on a show with a very talented music group named AAROH, who took the audience back in time to the vibrant music of Ilayaraja and more.
Three decades of war left many families devastated in the north and east of Sri Lanka. Many families lost their head of the household. As they soon found it difficult to provide for the needs of the home, many mothers and even young girls became the breadwinners of the family.
During my travels through Sri Lanka, I was made aware of a water problem in a resettlement village in the Mullaitivu District. This region was greatly damaged during the war, and people build temporary shelters and living quarters. Most of the houses are made with a coconut-leaf thatched or tin-sheet roof with plastic tarps for walls.
Nine year-old Anjali lives with her family in the suburbs of Toronto, Canada. One day, Anjali saw a fund-raising program on TV about the “Me to We” Foundation.
As you all know, 2014 is Yogaswami’s 50th Anniversery Guru Puja. To honor this remarkable sage, we have initiated a few small service projects. One of them is helping needy students in Sri Lanka. The All Ceylon Hindu Congress has printed 50,000 Exercise books (notebook) to be freely distributed among these students.
During my travels through Sri Lanka, I was made aware of a school in Kokilai, a fishing village in the Mullaitivu District. This region was greatly damaged during the war, and community was in the process of slowly rebuilding the school. For the school library, the students were using a small sheltered patio with a coconut-leaf thatched roof and plastic tarps for walls.