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Educational assistance for Northern children

Educational assistance for Northern children

[January 05 2018]

More than seven hundred children from three schools in the Jaffna Peninsula were presented with school uniforms under a programme initiated by the Sri Lanka Army troops in Jaffna (SFHQ-J). According to Army media, gifts pack of school uniforms, each worth about Rs. 1,000.00 were distributed among 724 students in Muththuthambi Maha Vidyalaya, Jaffna, Kondavil Paramajothi Vidyalaya and Jaffna Kokuvil Station C.C.M.T Vidyalaya. The gifts, sponsored by the Foundation of Goodness were presented to the children during separate ceremonies held on Thursday (04th January 2018).

Meanwhile, over 500 children in Bogaswewa and Selalihinigama villages in Vavuniya were presented with school accessories and gift packs under an initiative taken by the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) in collaboration with the Hemas Outreach Foundation of the Hemas Group. This programme was carried out for the 6th consecutive year.

The ceremonies were held with the participation of donor agency representatives, senior military officers, school principals, teachers and a large number of school children.

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