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Troops initiative assists handicapped and students in the North

Troops' initiative assist handicapped and students in the North

[November 06 2018]

A group of differently able civilians in Thachchanamaradamadu in the Madu area was provided with prosthetic limbs under a project initiated by the Sri Lanka Army, recently. According to Army media, 16 physically-handicapped beneficiaries from low income families were presented with artificial limbs by the Army in collaboration with the Centre for the Handicapped in Kundasale during the ceremony held on Saturday (03 November).

The prosthetics valued at around one million rupees were provided by the Kundasale Centre for the Handicapped.

At the same event six schools in the region were presented with library books worth Rs. 80,000.00 each, sponsored by the Asia Foundation. In addition, 52 students from low-income families were also presented with exercise books and school accessories as educational incentives.

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