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Latest Progress

 

(Last updated - 17 March, 2017)

  Book Donations
  Construction of Houses
 

  Book Donations - for families affected by death of parent/s due to elephants

 
   
School books etc., sufficient for one year, have been given to 72 children for 2009
   
School books etc., sufficient for one year, have been given to 106 children for 2010
   
School books etc., sufficient for one year, have been given to 134 children for 2011
   
School books etc., sufficient for one year, have been given to 154 children for 2012
   

 

NB: School Books etc will be given to over 150 children for use in 2013 in November/December 2012
   
  A set of school books etc for each child costs Rs. 2,500 or US $ 25
   
   
 
 
   
 

 

  Construction of Houses

 
   
Houses under construction in 2010
   
 
1 House under construction at Ellewewa in the Polonnaruwa district. Now the house is up to roof level.  
     
 
   

Old house

  New house being built  

Completed house

 
     
2 House under construction at Arawatte in the Badulla district. The mother of five children was killed by a wild elephant.  
     
 
   

5 children

  New house being built  

Completed house

 
   
Houses constructed in 2009
   
 
1 The Construction of a house for K. B. Leelawathi, wife of the victim No 2 of Anuradhapura District Support to Families page has been completed.
   
2 The construction a house for K. G. Ramya Lalani, in Suriyawewa, wife of the victim No 9 of Hambantota District Support to Families page has been completed.
   
3 A house for the family of Sumanawathie, in Pemaduwa, Anuradhapura is being constructed.
   
 
   
Completed house, Seeppukulama   Completed house, Suriyawewa   House under construction, Pemaduwa
         
   
 

Read: Human Aspects of Human-Elephant Conflicts By Jayantha Jayewardene

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Last updated: 17 March, 2017