16th September 2021 19:02:46 Hours
Sponsorship, extended by a Colombo-based social worker enabled the 111 Brigade troops to organize the distribution of 110 powdered milk packets among 55 low income families with kids or little children who are helpless due to the epidemic after inviting them to Matale Sri Shakyasinharamaya on Wednesday (15).
Each family was selected from Maligathenna and Diyabubula Grama Niladhari Divisions in Matale District in close consultation with Grama Niladari officials. One Mrs Perera, a resident in Colombo has offered her generosity to the Army in order to offer 2 milk packets (450 g) to each family under this project.
Ven Kandeketiya Revatha Thero, Chief Incumbent at Matale Sri Shakyasinharamaya, Brigadier Rohitha Ratnayake, Commander 111 Brigade, Grama Seva officials were present during the distribution programme, sticking to health guidelines. The project received blessings from the 11 Division's General Officer Commanding (GOC).