Sri Lanka Red Cross Society donates Rs. 45 mn. for agri. livelihood development



Sri Lanka Red Cross Society with the support of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, recently distributed 75,000 rupees each to 500 families in Homagama and Padukka.

The programme was a part of their agricultural livelihood development project, which went beyond funds by providing free technical and financial knowledge to support community businesses.

“We touched the lives of 600 families with a ’45 million rupees’ initiative,” the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society states on its Facebook page.

Chief of Staff to the President – Mr. Sagala Ratnayake and the Senior Vice President of the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society; Mr. Jagath Abeysinghe along with other officials of the organisation and the government, graced the occasion.

Speaking, Mr. Ratnayake emphasized the impact on strengthening the nation’s economy while enhancing the living conditions of the beneficiaries.


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