Methodist Church assists Kallady villagers

[TamilNet, Saturday, 16 July 2005, 15:09 GMT]
The Trincomalee Methodist Church distributed one million rupees worth household implements to 204 families and 500,000 rupees worth push cycles to 70 students in Kallady in Eachchilampathu division, who were afftected by tsunami that hit the village in December 2004.

Trincomalee Methodist Church officials further bought a six acre plot of land from villagers and handed over to education authorities to construct a new building in the tsunami hit Ilankaithurai Muhathuwaram Government Tamil 'Vidiyalayam' (school) with the financial support of international non-governmental organization World Vision during the weekend, Rev.Terrence, Pastor of Trincomalee Methodist Church said.

Sixty-four transition homes constructed by the Methodist Church with the funds provided by the German based charitable organization, KINDERNOTHLIF (KNF) were also handed over to beneficiaries, Pastor Terrence said.


Methodist Church project, Kallady.
LTTE divisional political head Mr.Thangan distributing houshold implements to a beneficiary.
Methodist Church project, Kallady.
Rev Terrence, Pastor, Trincomalee Methodist Church handing over a push bicycle to a student.



The handing over of packages of household implements, each package worth about 6,000 rupees to beneficiary families and cycles to students took place at Kallady.

Mr.Thangan, Eachchilampathu division LTTE political head presiding over the event thanked the Trincomalee Methodist Church for rendering immense assistance to affected children to continue their studies even amid sufferings in various forms due to war and natural disaster.

Rev Terrence at the event handed over payments to owners who have sold their lands for the construction of new buildings in the tsunami-destroyed Ilankaithurai Muhathuwaram School.


Methodist Church project, Kallady.
A section of tsunami hit students of Kallady attending the event.
Methodist Church project, Kallady.
Kalladi students with push bicycles.

 

Latest 15 Reports
22.04.19 23:46   Photo
West influencing regime-change politics responsible for worsening situation: Fr Sakthivel
21.04.19 09:17   Photo
207 killed, 450 wounded, series of bomb blasts target churches, hotels on Easter Sunday
20.04.19 22:18   Photo
Tamil journalist released on bail fears targeted persecution by SL military
19.04.19 23:23  
Colombo closing down schools with less than 50 students tantamounts to educational betrayal
18.04.19 21:24   Photo
Sinhala colonisation escalated in Vavuniyaa North with a multitude of players backing infrastructure
17.04.19 23:18   Photo
Journalist harassed after exposing SLN surveillance on peaceful protest in Vanni
16.04.19 22:20   Photo
Uprooted Tamils in Karanthaay enter their lands in dispute with SL authority
15.04.19 23:44   Photo
Linguistic discrimination, insensitive iconography used to establish Sinhala Buddhist hegemony
14.04.19 22:43   Photo
Colombo schemes new settler colony for intruding Sinhala fishers in Mullaiththeevu
13.04.19 08:01   Photo
Tamil youth in Batticaloa irked by SL State-backed southern company bent on ilmenite mining
12.04.19 21:01   Photo
SLA deployed Tamils as human shields in 1990, activists allege mass graves in Jaffna islet
11.04.19 23:47   Photo
Assange arrest: Declaration of war against digital civil society by bandwagoning powers
10.04.19 21:25  
Tamils discriminated in demarcation of education zones in Ampaa'rai district
09.04.19 17:20   Photo
Analyst: Transitional justice will never work, SL State institutionally genocidal
08.04.19 22:13  
Tamil Nadu politician's family continues ‘Sri Lanka’ investment, disregards criticism
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=15403