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SELVA AND SHAKTH ILLAM

The Ratmalana Hindu College Hostel for boys was established in 1999and the Shakth iIllam, a home for girls was established in 2002. Children affected by the civil strife, tsunami, floods and poverty amongst other causes from all over Sri Lanka totaling 129 as at 31 March 2015 and 147as at 31 March 2104 in number enjoy a homely environment at...

SITHIVINAYAGAR – HINDU COLLEGE HOSTEL

This hostel now looks after 66 children as at 31 March 2015 and 65 children as at 31 March 2014 (95 as at the previous reporting period). The majority of the children at the hostel has lost one or both of their parents or is under the poverty line. These children are paid Rs. 2,000 to 4, 000 per month...

NURSE ASSISTANT TRAINING PROGRAM

Along with the Institute of Medical Science, the Trust developed a Healthcare Assistant (Nurse Aid) training program at the Manipai Green Memorial Hospital. Thirty girls from the North and North East of SriLanka enrolled in this initial one-year training program. As part of their program, the students spent time working with the residents of the Sivapoomi Elderly Home. All thirty...

MAINTENANCE OF UNIVERSITY AND HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENTS JAFFNA AND BATTICALOA

As noted previously, it is the Trust’s ambition to support the educational aspirations of enthusiastic youngsters with a desire to be educated to the extent possible. It is indeed their right. Such ambitions should not be thwarted through such petty reason as poverty. It is more important than ever to ensure that future generations, particularly in the North and North...

VOCATIONAL TRAINING CENTRE – MANNAR

This Vocational Training Centre in Mannar (the ”Centre”) seeks to provide the young people of the locality with specific skills so that they could start something on their own, be independent and look after their family. The Center provides training in, but is not limited to: animal husbandry, sewing, fabric painting, farming, and facial care. Every year25 students are enrolled...

DROUGHT RELIEF ASSISTANCE IN KILLINOCHCHI DISTRICT PONAHARI

Drought has emerged as another serious and one of the latest natural challenges to hit Sri Lanka, impacting a reported 111,459 families. One often districts to be severely affected was Kilinochchi, the hub of cultivation in the Northern Province. It started off as a problem for farmers, as the Wells and Water tanks in the district dried following a shortfall...