Trinco tsunami hit micro entrepreneurs receive assistance

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 05 April 2005, 13:23 GMT]
The Chamber of Commerce and Industries of Trincomalee District (CCITD) has launched a project to assist tsunami affected micro entrepreneurs of the district. It distributed about one hundred thousand rupees worth materials and equipments as a first phase of its Micro Credit Scheme with the funding of Rotary Club of Colombo Metropolis at an event held during the weekend at its head office, sources said.


Trincomicro micro entrepreneurs receive assistance
Mr.Michael Perera of Rotary Metropolis handing over assistance to a Muslim woman trader. CCITD Vice Chairman Mr.P.Wickremanayagam is seen in middle.
Rotarian Mr.Michael Perera represented the Rotary Club of Colombo Metropolis and distributed materials.

Mr.P.Wickramanayagam, Vice Chairman, Mr.R.Rajarammohan, Secretary and Mr.N.Koneswaran, Director of the CCITD respectively attended the event.

Among the beneficiaries were three women, Ms Muthalib Johara Umma and Rasa Mohamed Kalitha Umma of Muttur selling string hoppers and ‘pittu’ and the third Ms Puvanachchandram Punithavathy running a grocery in Eachchilampathu. Three men who are washer men also received buckets and iron boxes to restart their lost employment. Three fish vendors received bicycles, weights and measures and knives to recommence the business, sources said.

All beneficiaries were from the divisions of Kinniya, Muttur, Eachchilampathu, Seruvila and Trincomalee.



Trincomicro micro entrepreneurs receive assistance
Beneficiaries under Micro Credit Scheme with guests.

 

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