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More than 1000 Spectacle Frames donated by Solihull School

Poor elderly and vulnerable people in Sri Lanka with poor eyesight lead their lives without spectacles due to their inability to buy. They struggle to manage their day-to-day activities including reading without spectacles. Assist RR have been collecting spectacles in … Continue reading

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Cardiology Services Organised by Assist RR in Vanni, Sri Lanka

Dr Mayooran Shanmuganathan, a cardiologist from the UK, conducted free cardiology clinics in Mannar and Kilinochchi DG Hospitals for 5 days in March 2019. These clinics were funded from a donation of £2000 promised by UK’s St George’s University’s Diwali … Continue reading

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Invitation to AssistRR’s Charity Dinner 2019 in Solihull

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Assistance to Flood Victims in the North of Sri Lanka & Livelihood Assistance to Families

We would like to provide an update on the efforts of Assist RR (Sri Lanka & UK) to assist the flood victims of the North. AssistRR (UK) donated 500 mosquito nets through AssistRR (Sri Lanka). Children’s Hunger Relief Fund (CHRF UK) … Continue reading

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Teach a Man To Fish, and You Feed Him for a Lifetime

Assist RR in partnership with IMHO USA and Ministry of Resettlement, Sri Lanka, are now donating fishing equipment (1 set of equipment – boat, engine and 10 nets) to IDP families in the north and east. Assist RR and IMHO are funding Rs … Continue reading

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A Cataract Surgery Camp in Vavuniya on 1st & 2nd Dec 2018

Assist RR were funding cataract surgeries in Sri Lanka with the financial support of many like minded organisations and individuals. Until the end of 2016, Assist RR enabled more than 2500 surgeries. However, we hadn’t been able to fund any … Continue reading

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Cardiology Clinics and Donation of Medical Equipment in Vanni

Assist RR conducted three cardiology clinics simultaneously in Mannar, Killinochchi, and Mullaittivu, in Sri Lanka. This was made possible by the generous volunteer service of Dr Mayooran Shanmuganathan, Dr Khalda Halim & Dr Andy Morley-Smith, all from UK Harefield Hospital. … Continue reading

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