Distributes 10 more Houses & Artificial Limbs to Needy Jaffna
:: 2011-08-01 11:25:20 Hours]
Ten more houses constructed by the 511 Brigade of Atchelu with financial
assistance of some charity organizations in Kandy were handed over
to ten homeless families on Saturday (30).
Those houses were symbolically given to poor residents at Selvanayagapuram
and those who were once displaced due to war during a ceremony organized
at the Headquarters 9th Sri Lanka Light Infantry at Atchuvely.
materials to construct the ten houses were provided to the Army
by the Centre for Handicapped Kandy, Rotary Club Kandy and Inner
Wheel Club & Zonta Club Kandy.
the same function, artificial limbs for 29 civilians who turned
disable due to war and various other illnesses were distributed
by the 511 Brigade. This is the third occasion which disable civilians
resident in 511 Brigade area were donated artificial limbs by the
Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna (SF-J) with sponsorship of
the Centre for Handicapped.
and Catholic Religious leaders, Commander 511 Brigade Brig. Keerthi
Costa graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Chairman Centre for Handicapped
and Vice President of Rotary Club Kandy Mr. Shamil Pieris, President
Rotary Club Kandy Mr. Leonard de Alvis, Assistant Governor Rotary
Club 3220 Mrs. Ayesha Wijeratne, President Inner Wheel Club &
Zonta Club Kandy Mrs. Rosmery Greev and Principal Jaffna Technical
College Prof. Yogarajan were also present.