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EMPOWERING THE YOUNG LADIES TO HELP THEMSELVES AND OTHERS

Greetings, Three decades of war left many families devastated in the north and east of Sri Lanka. Many families lost their head of the household. As they soon found it difficult to provide for the needs of the home, many mothers and even young girls became the breadwinners of the family. When its members are faced with such challenge, some communities...

FINALLY THEY HAVE WATER!‏

Greetings, During my travels through Sri Lanka, I was made aware of a water problem in a resettlement village in the Mullaitivu District. This region was greatly damaged during the war, and people build temporary shelters and living quarters. Most of the houses are made with a coconut-leaf thatched or tin-sheet roof with plastic tarps for walls. As you can imagine,...

HONORING A SAGE – THONDU STYLE‏

Greetings, As you all know, 2014 is Yogaswami’s 50th Anniversery Guru Puja. To honor this remarkable sage, we have initiated a few small service projects. One of them is helping needy students in Sri Lanka. The All Ceylon Hindu Congress has printed 50,000 Exercise books (notebook) to be freely distributed among these students. The Exercise book’s outer cover has a picture...

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