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Helping families through this pandemic – May 09, 2020

As the entire world is affected by this pandemic, here at Manitha Neyam Trust, 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. Sri Lanka is going on more than 40+ days of lockdown and curfew, affecting these families both in rural areas and...

Helping families through this pandemic – May 05, 2020

We partnered with the Differently-Abled Tamil Association (DATA) to distribute approximately 523 relief packs to affected persons, including children and mainly differently-abled. Batticaloa – 103Trincomalee – 150Amparai – 50Jaffna – 100Mullaitivu – 120Our partnership makes sure our efforts of helping all of these persons is effective and timely, given our limited distribution time during curfew lifts.We believe our efforts are making...

Helping families through this pandemic – May 01, 2020

As we are determined to provide relief to families who have been severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic, we were able to provide dry rations to a number of families in Jaffna & Mannar. They were identified as a high-risk district and have been under curfew for over 25 days and counting.  We were also able to provide relief to approx....

Helping families through this pandemic – April 26, 2020

Manitha Neyam Trust continues to monitor and provide relief to families in need. Last week, we were able to share some dry ration packs to families of daily wage earners in the Mannar district, as well as Colombo South. We were able to cover Thekkam Village, in Mannar District. These rations are sufficient for a weeks’ time and Manitha Neyam Trust expects...

Helping families through this pandemic – April 21, 2020

LIFT – MNT – COVID19 Dry Food – Batticaloa With the financial support of Manitha Neyam Trust, LIFT distributed a total of 575 Dry ration packs, each worth of LKR 1,080/- to Five divisional secretariat Divisions of Batticaloa: Manmunai North (75), Paddipalai (100), Chenkalady (200), Valaichenai (100) and vaharai (100). The project was completed between 14th and 19th of April 2020. the...

Helping families through this pandemic – April 17, 2020

Manitha Neyam Trust continues to provide relief to families affected by the nationwide shutdown in Sri Lanka. A curfew implemented across the country, has made containment of this disease easier for public health officials. However, daily wage workers, the majority in many rural areas, are out of work without access to a source of income. MNT has been able to provide...

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