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MNT Covid 19 Relief Update – May 24, 2020

Dear Donors and Well-Wishers, The Trustees of the Manitha Neyam Trust (the “Trust”) wanted to provide you with an update as to how your generous donations have been allocated. Please see the below table of villages and families who have been provided with relief packs over the past few weeks The data is up to date as of 24 May 2020, with the monetary...

Helping families through this pandemic – May 22, 2020

For the past several weeks during this nationwide lockdown, MNT has been able to help hundreds of families with relief packs to ensure food stays on the table. Many of the affected families are those of daily wage or low income workers, who have no means of an income when the economy is essentially shut down. We were able to help...

Helping families through this pandemic – May 15, 2020

As the pandemic continues to devastate the world, daily-wage earning and impoverished families in Sri Lanka are heavily affected by this economic shutdown. Manitha Neyam Trust continues to provide relief packs to the affected every week. Last week, we were able to distribute relief packs to families of daily wage earners in Mannar, Vavuniya, and Kilinochchi. We were able to provide relief...

Helping families through this pandemic – May 09, 2020

As the entire world is affected by this pandemic, here at Manitha Neyam Trust, we are helping people to survive this economic shutdown by providing relief packs with pantry essentials for low-income and daily wage families across the country. Sri Lanka is going on more than 40+ days of lockdown and curfew, affecting these families both in rural areas and...

Helping families through this pandemic – May 05, 2020

We partnered with the Differently-Abled Tamil Association (DATA) to distribute approximately 523 relief packs to affected persons, including children and mainly differently-abled. Batticaloa – 103Trincomalee – 150Amparai – 50Jaffna – 100Mullaitivu – 120Our partnership makes sure our efforts of helping all of these persons is effective and timely, given our limited distribution time during curfew lifts.We believe our efforts are making...

Helping families through this pandemic – May 01, 2020

As we are determined to provide relief to families who have been severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic, we were able to provide dry rations to a number of families in Jaffna & Mannar. They were identified as a high-risk district and have been under curfew for over 25 days and counting.  We were also able to provide relief to approx....

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