NPC continues to support communities affected by Covid-19 with financial aid from the Canadian Government through the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI), Misereor and the European Union (EU). Through these efforts 3,516 low income families, 5,620 persons including persons with disabilities and special needs residing in orphanages and old people’s homes and 440 families from marginalised community groups  including persons with disabilities and members of female-headed households have been supported up to April 30, 2020. These distributions are valued at Rs. 11,668,411. 

Friday, 01 May 2020 18:10

Relief Packs to Needy in Beruwela

Members of the Beruwela Local Inter Religious Committee (LIRC), with support from NPC, distributed 100 packs of dry rations to needy families in the area with funds received from Misereor.

NPC, through its European Union (EU) funded project Accountability through Community Engagement and Initiatives for Transition (ACE-IT), provided community assistance to people affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Ratnapura District Inter Religious. Committee (DIRC), in collaboration with the Environment and Community Development Information Centre and the District Secretariat, donated dry rations to eight children’s homes and elders’ homes and long term care facilities in the district, which has been badly affected by the virus crisis.

Wednesday, 29 April 2020 10:47

Supplying Relief to the Needy in Monaragala

Monaragala District Inter Religious Committee (DIRC) supplied Rs. 146,000 worth of dry food rations to one children’s home and one home for differently abled people. The funds to purchase the dry rations were provided to NPC by the Canadian government through its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) and supply and distribution was implemented through Monaragala DIRC.

Wednesday, 29 April 2020 10:45

Relief to Covid-19 Casualties in Matara

Matara District Inter Religious Committee (DIRC) supplied dry food rations to six homes for elders and the differently-abled, which had not received any assistance from other organizations. The DIRC worked with the District Secretariat, which provided a list of families who were struggling without supplies because of the curfew imposed to stop the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

Wednesday, 29 April 2020 10:43

Helping Curfew Casualties in Kandy

Kandy District Inter Religious Committee (DIRC) handed over Rs. 100,000 worth of dry rations to five children’s and elders’ homes in the district. The funds to purchase the dry rations were provided to NPC by the Canadian government through its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) and supply and distribution was implemented through Kandy DIRC.

Wednesday, 29 April 2020 10:34

Special Needs Homes Assisted in Polonnaruwa

Polonnaruwa District Inter Religious Committee (DIRC) distributed Rs. 51,000 worth of dry food rations to a home for people with special needs and a children’s home. The funds to purchase the dry rations were provided to NPC by the Canadian government through its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) and supply and distribution was implemented through Polonnaruwa DIRC.

Kegalle District Inter Religious Committee (DIRC) handed over Rs. 99,000 worth of dry rations to five children’s homes, elders’ homes and long term care facilities. The funds to purchase the rations were provided to NPC by the Canadian government through its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) and supply and distribution was implemented through Kegalle DIRC.

Members of the Negombo Local Inter Religious Committee (LIRC) supplied 98 packs of dry rations to needy families in the area with funds provided by NPC and distributed them in collaboration with Social Development Services Foundation and the Divisional Secretariat of Negombo. The initiative is supported by Misereor.

Monday, 20 April 2020 14:15

Tea Estate Workers Provided Relief

One hundred families on the Horamula estate in Rakwana in the Ratnapura District were provided dry rations under an initiative of the Rakwana Local Inter Religious Committee in collaboration with Godakawela Divisional Secretariat and NPC partner’s organization, Environment and Community Development Centre.

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