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Cataract Surgeries in the East & North of SL by Assist RR

Assist RR is happy to inform you that we are organising yet another cataract surgery camp, this time in Batticaloa, this weekend to help nearly 100 patients.  This camp is funded by SOCIAL WELFARE ORGANISATION, BATTICALOA AND FUND FOR MAHALIRILLAM, AUSTRALIA.  Dr … Continue reading

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Renovation of Puthukkudiyiruppu RC Vidyalayam

This school is located in the vicinity of Puthukudiyiruppu hospital and was badly damaged during the war. This school started functioning in September 2012 after the end of war in May 2009. Currently, there are 445, both Hindu and Christian, … Continue reading

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Living conditions of Disabled persons and their needs in E&N

There are hundreds of families in the East and North of Sri Lanka where at least one member is suffering from physical disability due to the war.  In Mullaithivu district alone, there are 3351 disabled persons, of whom  1786 persons … Continue reading

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Current living and economic conditions in war affected areas

It is very sad to note the current living conditions and economic situation in the East and North of Sri Lanka since the end of the war.  Based on a number of visits of Assist RR trustees and Mullaithuvu District … Continue reading

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Livelihood assistance by Assist RR in Batticaloa

Assist RR spent a couple of days in Batticaloa and visited a number of remote villages there.  It was sad to note that there are no A/L students from 65 families in two villages and only 3 O/L students there. … Continue reading

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Mullivaikal West School Building was Re-Opened on 25/01/14

This school is located in Mullivaikal West, in a strip of land between the sea and the lagoon, Nanthikadal, where the war ended in May 2009.  Many people are still living in houses with no roofs.  School buildings were temporarily … Continue reading

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Vision restored to 104 vulnerable patients in Mullaithivu

Yet another surgery camp, organised by Assist RR and 75% sponsored by SCOT UK and 25% sponsored by by Tamil Engineers from Singapore, has been completed. Thanks a lot to the donors.  Your contribution was utilised for a very worthy … Continue reading

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