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Dr Charlotte Milne served as a Volunteer at PTK Hospital

Two ex-teachers of Solihull School, UK, Martin & Lindsay Broughs were holidaying in Sri Lanka in Nov 2017 and spent 8 days with us in the north and east. As part of this trip, we took them to Puthukudiyiruppu (PTK) base hospital. They … Continue reading

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A new Araneri School built for Tamil Aadivasi families in Muthur

Earlier this year, London Ealing Shri Kanaga Thurkkai Amman (SKTA) temple approached Assist RR and made a request to build an Araneri School for the benefit of Tamil Aadivasi families in Muthur, Trincomalee. Assist RR have been assisting these families … Continue reading

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Cardiology Services Organised by Assist RR in Vanni, Sri Lanka

Free cardiology and echocardiogram clinic in Mannar, 25th-28th June: Assist RR has recently conducted 4th cardiology clinic in Mannar District General Hospital. With help from Dr Anenta Ratneswaran, Dr Mayooran Shanmuganathan, both cardiology doctors, consulted and scanned 236 patients.  Our special thanks … Continue reading

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New Building to Ki/Sivapathakalaiyagam School in Kilinochchi

Ki/Sivapathakalaiyagam Govt Tamil Mixed School was lacking classrooms for conducting lessons. They were conducting some lessons in a temporary shelter and under a tree. The principal was asking whether Assist RR could provide a 100’ building that would solve their classroom … Continue reading

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Penneys to Walk the Talk to Assist War Victims in Sri Lanka

Nearly 29,000 families were displaced from Valikamam North alone (Palali HSZ from Thondamanaru to Mathagal) in 1990 and have been living in welfare centres and with friends and relatives for the past 28 years. The majority of them are fishing … Continue reading

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Tamil Forum Malaysia’s Assistance to Adivasi families in Muthur

Kuhani Aadivasi families live in 11 villages in Muthur, Trincomalee District. Assist RR visited some of these villages, and spoke with the villagers to carry out a need assessment in 2017.  These families were displaced in 2006 and became IDPs. They were … Continue reading

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Stupendous fund raising effort by 8-year old “Amazing Ajesh”

This is an amazing story of an eight year old boy, Ajesh Sanjeev Nadeswaran, who was going to run Gerrards Cross 5km Fun Run (‪https://gxfunrun.org.uk/home ) to raise funds in support of Assist Resettlement & Renaissance (Assist RR) to help patients with heart … Continue reading

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