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Nutritional food for Elders (Samaposha) in Mullaitivu – July 29, 2020

Manitha Neyam Trust provided Samaposha, a nutritional meal supplement, for 100 elderly people in the Mullaitivu district. This service project recently embarked to aid the issue of malnutrition in the local elderly population. These are people within the community who have no income at all, and who do not have family to look after them.  Each person receives nutritional food (samaposha) monthly. ...

Mother Baby Project, Mullaitivu – July 10, 2020

The Mother-Baby Project works to ensure that expectant mothers, here in Mullaitivu, receive the proper prenatal nutrients and care pre and post-delivery. It’s our responsibility to make sure the next generation and their mothers have all the basic care covered, to live a healthy lifestyle. Thank you to donors globally for caring for 10 expectant mothers last month!

Areca Leaf Utensils Manufacturing Plant, Kondavil, Jaffna – June 18, 2020

In late January, the Manitha Neyam Trust launched another milestone project in Jaffna to empower the differently-abled community. The Trust is also giving importance to sustainable and environmentally-friendly projects.   On 24th January 2020, the Manitha Neyam Trust inaugurated the Areca Leaf Utensils Manufacturing Plant at the Sivapoomi Vocational Training School in Kondavil, Jaffna.  This inauguration function was graced by Mrs. Kailasapillai...

Helping families through this pandemic – June 07, 2020

During this global pandemic, 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. Extended lockdowns and curfews have been affecting these families both in rural areas and well as the capital city of Colombo. Based on the request of the trustees of the “Sri Krishnan...

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...

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