2nd batch of Vanni IDP children admitted to Ratmalana Hindu College

[TamilNet, Monday, 02 November 2009, 10:30 GMT]
Sixty-seven children including 44 boys and 23 girls left Vavuniyaa Poonthoaddam Rehabilitation Centre Saturday to Colombo under the second phase of rehabilitation program. They were admitted to Colombo Hindu College to receive fully fledged education. They would be provided with all facilities such as lodging, clothing and other expenses, sources in Vaviniyaa said.

The children had fled from the Vanni region during the final battle against the LTTE and sought refuge in Vavuniyaa.

Under the first phase of the rehabilitation program 144 Vanni IDP children - 87 boys and 53 girls, detained in Vavuniyaa Poonthoaddam Rehabilitation Centre were brought to Colombo and admitted to Ratmalana Hindu College to continue their education.

 

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