small children including some infants being looked after at the
State Receiving Home, Kaithady received a stock of essentials
as a donation from the Army on Friday (21).
which included mosquito nets, mats, thermo flasks, water heaters,
feeding sets, baby soap, powder, toothpaste, milk powder, cups
and toys, etc. to the worth of Rs. 75000/= was organized by the
troops of 7th Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (7 VIR) supported by
inmates at this Children’s Home run by the Department of Probation
and Child Care Services have not been fortunate enough to get
the affection of parents or any other guardian of their own.
were handed over to those children by the General Officer Commanding
52 Division, Brigadier Anura Sudhasinghe, Civil Affairs Officer
52 Division Colonel L.B.D.H.S Lakshman, Commanding Officers 7
VIR Lieutenant Colonel W.M.N.K.D Bandara and other senior officers
at this orphanage in the presence of Matron, Kaithady Children’s
Home Ms Vasuni Subhakaran, Commissioner Department of Probation
and Child Care Services Mr Vishwa Ruban.
the 7th VIR also offered lunch for all at Kaithady State Receiving