Salvaging the Marginalized…Fruits of Flood Rehabilitation Aid

Give2Lanka reaps the fruits of its labor…this time with the help of Zonta Club of Colombo.
As a part of its flood rehabilitation work, Give2Lanka recently managed to help a deserving family
by providing them with much needed toilet facilities. What’s so special about these toilets is that
they are flood resistant with underground water proof sumps that will function well even during
floods.

S.N Premawathi is the sole breadwinner of this
family of 4, with 2 other females in the family. They have immensely suffered from the
consequences of the recent floods and is completely helpless with no means of even meeting their
sanitary requirements. Being Wellampitiya residents and Premawathi a daily waged worker, they
find themselves occasionally victims of floods and other illnesses that are caused as a result. These
is only one out of many other families which suffer similar misfortunes.
Give2Lanka together with the generosity of Zonta Club of Colombo and the development
assistance of Sevanatha Urban Resource Center managed to put this family at ease by recently
launching a brand new flood-resistant toilet. The mandate of Zonta Club Colombo is
predominantly to improve the legal, political, economic, educational, health and professional
status of women. The club works towards the advancement of understanding, goodwill and peace
through a world of fellowship of executives in business and the professions. Its tireless efforts to
promote justice and universal respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms, is repeatedly
seen and heard through the very active assortment of work they do.
Ms. Xxxxx, the president of Zonta Club and an active member Ms. Farida Lukmanjee, who is also a
director of Give2Lanka is seen inaugurating and handing over the facilities to this deserving
family.

With donor assistance of the likes of Zonta, Give2Lanka hopes to engage in many more activities
that assist deserving causes. You too can be a contributor to these causes found at
www.Give2Lanka.org. Help us continue our assistance towards these families & their children,
who have a right towards basic amenities on health & education.

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