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Pre-School Projects by Assist RR in Vanni

Using funds raised by Dr S P Balasubramanium shows in Birmingham and London in December 2012 and funds donated by a number of individuals in the UK, Assist RR have managed to build two new pre-schools and repair/renovate another three … Continue reading

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Puthukudiyiruppu (PTK) Divisional Hospital

PTK Divisional Hospital was the last functioning hospital in Vanni before the end of the war.  This hospital was damaged by the war and was forced to move to a makeshift hospital.  The hospital was rebuilt and started functioning with … Continue reading

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Educational Development Projects in Mullaithivu District

Assist Resettlement and Renaissance and Serendip Children’s Home are also jointly sponsoring an “after school tuition” programme in Mullaithivu district.  The free tuition classes are being conducted with the assistance of local teachers to help GCE O/L & A/L students in … Continue reading

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Eye Clinics and Cataract Surgery Camps in Vanni

AssistRR conducted a number of eye clinics in Jaffna and Vanni in 2013. In these clinics, AssistRR was able to help patients with various eye problems such as Glaucoma, Diabetic retinopathy, dry eyes and corneal ulcers. Following these clinics, AssistRR … Continue reading

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A documentary on Projects Completed by AssistRR in Vanni

AssistRR made a documentary of the needs in Vanni and of the projects completed by them.  The documentary shows the desperate living conditions of people in areas such as Mullivaikal and Mathalan, where the war ended in May 2009.  It … Continue reading

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Visit to Vanni by Assist RR Chairman in June 2013

When the Chairman visited the pre-school in Mullivaikal East, he met some of the locals and also witnessed their desperate living conditions. The houses have no roofs and they have no toilets.  They told Chairman that they, including all ages … Continue reading

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