Army troops join in to celebrate 'Children's Day'
[October 04 2018]
A number of programmes were conducted by the Sri Lanka
Army in view of the Children's Day during the past week. According to
Army media, several events were held in Kilinochchi on Monday (01).
Troops distributed bank savings deposit books with an initial deposit
among children of low income families in the region. The event was
supported by the People Bank. Troops also provided free lunch to 185
children and staff at the Kanagapuram - Mahadeva Children's Home and
also performed an entertainment programme for them.
In another event troops presented bank savings books
to selected children under 5 years from low-income families at Thottaadi
Community Hall in Vishwamadu. In Kandawali, troops also provided snacks
and gift parcels to the children at the Rangan pre-school while the
children at Vishwamadu Manthi pre-school were given a free breakfast and
14 children at the Pannankandi - Paranthan, Malawaihal
pre-school were also presented with bank savings books with deposits
plus a set of stationeries on the same day (01). Lunch was provided by
the troops to the children of Mankulam Children's Home.
Meanwhile troops in the Jaffna Peninsula gifted school
necessities, stationery and shoes to a selected group of 49 deserving
school students at Karampagam Government's Tamil Mixed School in
Mirusuvil on Monday (01). This initiative was supported by the 'Shatter
of the Silence' charity organization. The students were also provided
with lunch during the occasion