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Suicide Prevention Campaign by Sustainable Living Solutions Trust – A Noble Attempt to Save & Protect Lives – Feb 08. 2019

Suicides are the tragic outcome of complex human, socio-economic and societal factors and Srilanka is rated as one of the highest suicide affected countries in the world by the world health organization. The latest statistics for Sri Lanka show a suicide rate of 15 per 100,000, and a recent study revealed that poverty is the highest contributor to suicide deaths. Volunteers...

Kolam Update 2 – Launch day

Jaffna Peninsula, A geographically important location, where great kings ruled, a place of greatest minds and a place where culture and traditions thrived, a place nurtured music and arts. Kolam, Placing the spotlight on a craft which is unique to the Jaffna peninsula, Founded by contemporary artists T Shanaathanan and Pradeep Thalawatta in collaboration with graduates from the Art & Design...

Kolam

Manithaneyam trust funded Kolam kickstarted today, 10th January 2019 at Rithihi, 19 Alfred House Gardens, Colombo 3, Sri Lanka  The brainchild and hard work of eight contemporary artists, KOLAM, a design studio in Jaffna to create items that utilized their training as artists using age-old craft traditions, not only resembling the age-old traditions of Jaffna peninsula, the team went through deep...

ASSISTANT NURSE TRAINING – COLOMBO

MNT, observant of the changing environment of unfortunate people, endeavour where possible to bring innovative solutions to match the requirement of the society. Realising the deteriorating health standards of the ageing population and due to unavailability of Tamil speaking healthcare providers who are capable of providing assistance to physically and mentally dependant and emotionally disturbed Tamil individuals in either the...

FUNDING TO JAFFNA HOSPITAL

Importance of Jaffna Teaching Hospital (JTH) is immense. It is the leading hospital in the Northern Province and the only hospital in the province controlled by the central government in Colombo. The hospital is also the only teaching hospital in the Northern Province which is the main clinical teaching facility for the University of Jaffna’s Faculty of Medicine. Due to war...

EYE VISION RESTORATION: EYE CAMPS IN ODDUCHUDDAN AREA

It has been estimated that the number of blind in Sri Lanka ranges from nearly 93,000 to approximately 150,000 individuals. The major causes of blindness include cataract (responsible for up to 70%), refractive error, and glaucoma. The majority of Sri Lankans have never had an eye examination for a variety of reasons including the expense and a lack of access...

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