523 Brigade Donates a Washing Machine to Kaithady Children’s Home

2014_10_20_3In another humanitarian assistance by Security Force Jaffna to needy people in the peninsula, 523 Brigade of Allarai, Chavakachcheri, made a donation of a new washing machine to Nivarthana Children’s home, Kaithady. The donation worth of Rs. 35000/= came in through a request made by the Commanding Officer 16th Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (16 VIR) Lieutenant Colonel Janith Bandara from a donor in the South.

The washing machine was handed over to Mr. Visbvaruban, Commissioner, Probation and Child Care Northern Province on 16th October 2014 by General Officer Commanding 52 Division Major General Priyanta Jayasundara.

Nivarthana Children’s home looks after 42 male and female children. Troops of 18th Gemunu Watch (18 GW) of Navatkuly, at the same time, gave away gift parcels to all of them on the same occasion.

Meanwhile, 18 GW organized an entertaining event with calypso music for 25 inmates at Kaithady Home for visually impaired. They were provided with lunch too.

The events were coordinated by Commander 523 Brigade Brigadier Athula Marasinghe.