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Yet Another Cataract Surgery Camp in Mullaithivu on 15-16 Nov

We are happy to inform that yet another cataract surgery camp, sponsored by London Shri Kanagathurkkai Amman Temple (Ealing Amman Temple) by raising funds from the devotees of the temple and organised by Assist RR, was successfully completed on Sunday, 16/11/14 in Mullaithivu. Surgeon, … Continue reading

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Another Cataract Surgery Camp, this time in Matara

A great Sinhala surgeon called Dr Jeyasiri Dias, whose native place is Matara and has been serving people of Batticaloa for a number of years, has been helping the needy and vulnerable people of North and East by carrying out … Continue reading

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PTK Paediatric Ward Construction – Update

Following our appeal for building the first floor paediatric ward at PTK hospital, Children’s Hunger Relief Fund (CHRF) and Dr Philomina Karthigesalingam responded positively and have managed to raise enough funds to carry out the project. The construction work started … Continue reading

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GTV Interview with Assist RR Trustees on 06/09/14

GTV presenter Mr Jegan interviewed Assist RR trustees Dr V Sarveswaran and Dr R Jeyapooranabala on various issues related to living conditions of the innocent victims of war in the east and north of Sri Lanka.  Please watch the interview … Continue reading

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Desperate Need for Water in Vanni – Appeal for Donations

It is well known that there has been little rain in the Northern province since January 2014, which has been insufficient for farming activities. As a result, farmers have been struggling to engage in cultivation and also lost their crops … Continue reading

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Cancellation of Assist RR’s Sports day on 07/09/14‏

We regret to inform you that we had to cancel the sports day planned for 07/09/14 due to certain unavoidable reasons. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused. However, we are planning to meet you at our annual dinner in … Continue reading

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1000 Cataract Surgeries Completed by Assist RR

We are happy to inform that we have reached a milestone of assisting around 1000 cataract surgeries since June 2013 with the support of Vision 2020. These surgeries were organised by Assist RR and sponsored by many organisations including Assist … Continue reading

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