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Update – Sampoor – Phase 2 Resettlement

Assist RR have now completed constructing 75 permanent toilets and are currently constructing another 25 permanent toilets. Although we appealed to construct low cost temporary toilets, we were able to construct permanent toilets due to the overwhelming support we received from … Continue reading

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Solihull School raises funds for a building to PTK RCTM School

Solihull Junior School Headmaster, Mr Mark Penney, visited North of Sri Lanka with Assist RR Trustees in July. During his visit, Assist RR Trustees took him and his family to Puthukudiyiruppu (PTK) Roman Catholic Tamil Mixed School (RCTMS) to show him the two-storey building that … Continue reading

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Cataract Surgeries funded by Solihull Junior School

Solihull Junior School children, parents and staff in the UK raised nearly £9000 towards funding cataract surgeries in Sri Lanka. In consultation with the school, it was decided that the funds would be spent across Sri Lanka. Initially 75 surgeries were … Continue reading

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Solihull Junior School Head’s visit to Northern Sri Lanka

Mr Mark Penney, Head of Solihull Junior School, and his family spent 4 days of their precious holiday time in Sri Lanka on visiting the North and seeing the difficult living conditions of the war affected families. It reminds me of … Continue reading

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A New Building to PTK Sri Subramaniyam Vidyalayam

Sri Subramaniyam Vidyalayam Primary school in Puthukudiyiruppu was completely destroyed at the end of the war and was functioning in temporary shelters. Child Fund, an INGO, built a two storey building but left a portion (70′*30′) without constructing the first floor. Following a request … Continue reading

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Another Cataract Surgery Camp funded by Solihull School

On 17th July 2016, a cataract surgery camp funded by Solihull Junior School was conducted in Mullaithivu. Eighty elderly and vulnerable patients benefitted from this camp. Head of Solihull Junior School, Mr Mark Penney, and his family joined us at this … Continue reading

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Donating Play Equipment to Kaively (PTK) Kanthan Pre-School

Assist RR  built Kanthan Pre-School in Kaively, Puthukudiyiruppu in August 2013. The school was funded in memory of Late Mr Vigneswararajah Rajaratnam of Toronto and Kondavil, and Late Miss Maheswary Velautham, Attorney at Law, from Karaveddy. Mr Vigneswararajah’s parents Mr Aarumugam and … Continue reading

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