Canadian Tamils provide education support to Trinco villages

[TamilNet, Monday, 28 February 2005, 04:32 GMT]
Socio-Economic Development Organization of Trincomalee (SEDOT) with financial help from Trincomalee Welfare Association (TWA) in Canada has embarked on a scheme to assist students and teachers in resettled Tamil villages of Thiriyai, Nochchikulam and Adambodai in the Trincomalee district to uplift the standard of education, civil sources in Trincomalee said. The scheme supports salaries to additional volunteer and pre-school teachers in the three villages.

TWA helps Trinco villages
Mr.Thurairatnasingham hands over payment to Nochchikulam volunteer teachers
At an event held in Trincomalee New Silver Star Hotel Saturday evening the scheme was inaugurated with Trincomalee district parliamentarian Mr.K.Thurairatnasingham as the chief guest. SEDOT President Dr.K.Sasitharan presided. First monthly payment to four volunteer and two pre-school teachers were made at the event, sources said.

TWA also donated a sum of Rs 180,000/= to a six year boy Jeyakumar Thayaparan of Alankerni for his heart surgery. In addition bicycleswere donated to four fishermen who have lost their employment because of tsunami disaster at this event.

Each volunteer teacher is paid monthly three thousand rupees. Four are working in Thiriya Tamil Maha Vidiyalayam and two in Nochchikulam Tamil School. Two pre-school teachers working in Adambodai are paid Rs 2,000/-, sources said.


TWA helps Trinco villages
SEDOT legal advisor Mr.Karikalan (Attorney-at-Law) hands over bicycle to a beneficiary affected by tsunami
TWA helps Trinco villages
Mr.Shanmuganathan of SEDOT hands over money to a boy Jeyakumar Thayaparan of Alernkerny for his heart surgery

TWA distributed relief supplies for the flood victimsin Eeachilampathu Age's Division and Kuchchaveli Age's Division in the Trincomalee district forRs. 422 500/= through SEDOT in midDecember 2004.

In latter part of December 2004 and early January 2005 it has distributed relief supplies for the tsunami victims in Eeachilampathu AGA's Division and Kuchchaveli AGA's Division, including Vakarai, Verugal, Eeachilampathu, Veloor, Adamapodai, Kallampathai, and Thiriyai for Rs 1, 045, 000 through SEDOT.

TWA is running a girls' orphanage at Mallikaitheivu in Muttur division, since January 2005, supporting remitting sum of Rs 100, 000/= monthly for its maintenance. It is to construct a new building for this orphanage at a cost of Rs 2,500 000. The foundation stone for this project is to take place Monday evening.

TWA is to open a new boys' orphanage in Sambaltheivu, north of Trincomalee on March 3, sources said

Currently TWA is implementing a nutrition program for students in the resettled Thiriyai village. Around 150 children are currently benefitting from this project. This project is also being implemented through SEDOT.

 

Latest 15 Reports
03.12.19 23:27  
Challenging 2006 EU ban on LTTE, next step of legal activism on principled grounds: Mendis
02.12.19 23:24  
China, Pakistan send top diplomats to meet Gotabaya in Colombo
01.12.19 23:46  
Gotabaya seems to have bought 5 years from India to wage ‘development’ genocide in North-East
30.11.19 23:51  
India strengthens defence ties with Japan
29.11.19 18:45  
New Delhi appeases Colombo as Eelam Tamil leaders fail to demand international mediation
28.11.19 07:59   Photo
Collective message from Tamils on Heroes Day: Rajapaksas can’t kill Tamil Eelam dream
27.11.19 10:46   Photo
University students, Shivaji brave SL restrictions on veneration of Tamil Eelam Heroes in Jaffna
26.11.19 23:28   Photo
Colombo attempts to officially block students from marking Heroes Day at Jaffna University
25.11.19 23:32   Photo
People mobilise in resolute to mark Tamil Eelam Heroes Day amidst Rajapaksas return
24.11.19 19:59  
Demand Tokyo Co-chairs, India to bring international mediation between Tamils and GoSL
23.11.19 22:58   Photo
US, Indian think-tanks call for deepening of Indo-Pacific ties ahead of 2+2 meetings
22.11.19 23:13  
Russian naval vessel visiting Hambantota coincides with return of Gotabaya Rajapaksa
21.11.19 23:41  
Former IFS diplomat advises New Delhi to embrace Rajapaksas trading off rights with interests
20.11.19 23:04  
US ambassador-turned-consultant hints at capitalising on ‘shared interests’ with Gotabaya
19.11.19 22:50   Photo
Indian FM visits Gotabaya to ensure Colombo’s conformity to US-India geopolitics in Indian Ocean
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=14354