Distributes 500 More Chicks among Needy Families
[Updated :: 2010-09-05 11:40:59 Hours]
Forward Maintenance Area-North (FMA-North) extended its support
to Backyard Poultry Project of the Security Forces Headquarters-Jaffna
(SF-J) by donating 500 chicks to 50 families with low income.
after a careful survey, selected these destitute families from Mallakam
and Chunnakam areas and arranged the donation to back the project
initiated by Commander SF-J Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe
to alleviate malnutrition among children of low income-families
chicks were brought from Maravila poultry farm to give ten chicks
to each family.
officials of Jaffna Health Services and Livestock Development sectors
had been invited to the occasion to educate villagers on poultry
FMA-North Major General L.A.D. Amaratunge, senior Army and government
officers and members of recipientsí families attended the function.