humanitarian assistance was extended to a school girl of the GCE
O/Level class of Usan Ramanathan by the 10th Battalion Sri Lanka
National Guard (10 SLNG) serving at Ketpeli.
Miss Gnanabalasinham Ramsika who is sitting GCE O/Level examination
his year lost the affection of her father after he was killed
during the period of recent war. Since then she continued her
studies amidst financial hardships. Although she was preparing
for the examination, continuing studies in the night was a difficult
task since electricity was not available in her house. Commanding
Officer of the 10 SLNG Major J.D.U.T. Kumara paid his kind attention
on this situation and donated a lamp powered by a solar pannel
enabling her to study for the examination.
At the same time, the 10 SLNG Battalion took steps to distribute
lamps of the same kind among 10 more families while Solex electric
torches were distributed among 250 families in Sambavalai, Kodikamam
area on December 04th.
Mr. K. Saunders sponsored the Solex electric torches.