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.