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DROUGHT RELIEF ASSISTANCE IN KILLINOCHCHI DISTRICT PONAHARI

Drought has emerged as another serious and one of the latest natural challenges to hit Sri Lanka, impacting a reported 111,459 families. One often districts to be severely affected was Kilinochchi, the hub of cultivation in the Northern Province. It started off as a problem for farmers, as the Wells and Water tanks in the district dried following a shortfall...

MOTHER AND CHILD CARE – MULLAITHIVU

Mothers, the newborns and children represent the wellbeing of a society and its potential for the future. Worldwide, over half a million women die each year from pregnancy and childbirth-related causes. Profession-also believe that around 90 percent of maternal deaths can be prevented through simple, cost-effective interventions. In addition, it is argued that most of the deformities and disabilities could...

JAIPUR CENTRE FOR DISABILITY REHABILITATION – JAFFNA

Amputation creates psychological withdrawal from life, family and community. It makes the individual to think they have lost their whole life. Manitha Neyam joint hands with JJCDR, which is one of the very few which provides prosthetics, to offer a fresh start to people in crutches. JJCDR identified 12 people with the need of artificial limbs of which 3 needed...

MURUGAN’S GRACE FLOWS AS WATER FROM WASHINGTON DC TO VANNI – SRI LANKA‏

During my travels through Sri Lanka last year, I recognized a water problem in resettlement villages in the Mullaitivu District. Because this region was greatly damaged during the war, people build temporary shelters and living quarters. Among these resettlers, there are ten families living in the far end of this large village where there are no water facilities. They must...

CHILD OF THE MONTH- V BRUNDHA

Meet V Brundha, a bright-eyed and intelligent 19 year old at Ratmalanai Hindu College who is currently doing her A levels. Her Story– Originally from Kalutara, a large town south of Colombo, she has been at Ratmalanai for the past 8 years. Brundha only has a mother and 4 sisters. Her older sister already graduated and another sister is at Ratmalanai...

MANITHA NEYAM TRUST USA FUNDRAISER

On October 11th of 2014, a wonderful night of music and the arts took place in the auditorium at Keefe Technical School in Massachusetts. Manitha Neyam Trust put on a show with a very talented music group named AAROH, who took the audience back in time to the vibrant music of Ilayaraja and more. The audience cheered and smiled as...

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