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Donor Organizations Help Jaffna People

Two donation programmes were held with the assistance of the 551 Brigade in Jaffna area on 21 February. The donations were sponsored by ‘Janasarana’ Foundation, Lions’ Club and Edna Company.

One donation programme was held at the Methodist Mission Mixed school in Mathanai where school items including whiteboards, chairs, library books, whiteboard markers and sportswear were donated to the school. Also, 33 students from less privileged families received shoes, exercise books, lunch boxes and water bottles free of charge following Army initiatives.

The other community project was held at Karaveddy Government Hospital where 30 pregnant mothers in the area received necessary items.

Colonel Sharada Samarakoon, Commander, 551 Brigade, Dr. Soma Edirisinghe, Chairperson of EAP media network and the founder of “Janasarana” foundation, Mr. A. Sri Karan, Deputy Director of Education and representatives of the donor organizations attended the events.