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A House for a Family in Mullivaikal by Assist RR & Anbaalayam

A house built using funds donated by Anbaalayam, Australia, for a destitute family of eight, who were living in a tent in Mullivaikal East, was handed over to the family on 30 May 2014. Assist RR can see from the 4th … Continue reading

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Sampoor and some of the Needs of Displaced People

During April/May 2014, Assist RR visited many remote villages in Trincomalee district including Sampoor. There are nearly 850 families still living in camps.  Assist RR visited Kunithivu and Sulaikuda, where 350 families were resettled recently, and saw the issues facing … Continue reading

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First In-Patient Ward at Puthukudiyiruppu Divisional Hospital was Declared Open on 07 May 2014

After 5 years since the end of the war in 2009, the first in-patient ward (medical), which was built by Assist RR, was declared open by Mr Vethanayagan, Mullaithivu GA, on 07 May 2014 at a simple ceremony attended by the hospital … Continue reading

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Educational Development Needs in the East and Vanni‏

Members of Assist RR have been travelling between the districts of Kilinochchi and Amparai to carry out basic needs assessment. They have managed to cover many remote and elephant roaming villages including Koddaikaddiyakulam in Thunukkai, Sampoor in Trincomalee, number of … Continue reading

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Re-Opening of Puthukkudiyiruppu RC Vidyalayam Building

This school is located in the vicinity of Puthukudiyiruppu hospital and was badly damaged during the war. It started functioning in September 2012 after the end of war. Currently, there are 445 students, from Year 1 to GCE O/L, learning … Continue reading

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Donating Solar Powered Lanterns and Clothes in Vanni

There are many villages in Mullaithivu district, which are not connected to the main grid for electricity supply, and students are struggling to learn using kerosene lamps due to their financial situation. It is estimated that a family needs to … Continue reading

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Humanitarian Assistance by Assist RR in the East & North of Sri Lanka over the past One Year

Since the creation of  our charity in November 2012, and making our first fact finding mission to Vanni in March 2013, we have completed a number of projects worth £100k (Rs 21.1 Million) with funds raised by Assist RR in the … Continue reading

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