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Gift of Education from California to Sakthi Illam, Ratmalana – March 31, 2021

Established in 2002, Sakthi Illam has been a home for children affected by civil war, natural disaster, and other socioeconomic causes. Currently, 56 children are receiving the loving, family atmosphere at Sakthi Illam. All the children are looked after and provided with education support, tuition classes, computer labs, garden, dance classes, and sports facilities. We always say, education is the passport for...

Women Empowerment Program, Koduvamadu Village, Batticaloa – March 15, 2021

As a part of the women empowerment project through our Vivekananda Community Foundation, the training to produce handicrafts using palm leaves started on March 01st, 2021. This project is in the village of Koduvamadu, Eravur Pattu, Chengaladi Divisional Secretariat Division. The 15 trainees selected at the inaugural event were provided with a palm leaf tearing machine. Since training, we have moved...

Donation of school stationery and equipment, Amparai – February 28, 2021

Manitha Neyam Trust is always prepared to help students and schools, as we strongly believe that education is the main avenue to eliminating poverty. We strive to give “the passport to the future” to the much deserving students in the poverty-stricken areas in Sri Lanka. MNT donated school exercise books, uniforms, shoes, school bags, and learning equipment to needy students in...

Flood Relief, Thalaimannar – January 29, 2021

16 families in Thalaimannar area were heavily affected due to the floods and they were provided temporary shelter in the Sri Muthumariamman Religious school. Based on the request made by the president of the religious school, Mr. Dinakaran, Manitha Neyam Trust stepped in to help the affected families. Manitha Neyam Trust provided dry rations to all 16 families with the help of...

Donation of Dry Rations and food supply to the Families Affected by COVID-19 Second Wave, Sankanai, Jaffna – January 15, 2021

As the pandemic continues to devastate the world and Sri Lanka with the second wave of infections, families living below the poverty line and off of daily wages are the most affected.  With the economic shutdown, they are finding it very difficult to survive. In late November, Sai School Manipay provided dry rations to such families affected by the pandemic shutdown....

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