Muslim Aid Sri Lanka recently distributed Food vouchers to families in a poor village in the Trincomalee District.The village is home to Sinhala, Tamil & Muslim communities.These families are living in extreme poverty, but coexist and live in harmony.
They received valid cash vouchers worth LKR 4000, for purchasing of dry ration packs that will last a month.
The event was graced by the respected Gramasevaka Officer, Police Officer and the Area Development Officer. Among the beneficiaries were poor women from 20 families who are working in the Kappalthurai Handloom Centre, which is run by Muslim Aid.
The event served to further establish solidarity among the communities in the village; enabling Muslim Aid to bring about sustainable development in rural villages with the help of the whole community.
The Police Officer addressed the crowd saying “Helping all 3 communities is very good work, I wish for Muslim Aid to get more strength t& support to continue their humanitarian work. You all have to get together to protect this village , specially because of our country’s current situation.”