Thursday, June 28, 2007

Out-Board Motor Repair training by Sewa Lanka and World Vision

As part of its Livelihood Development for Tsunami-Affect Youth by Providing Vocational Training, the Sewa Lanka Foundation has trained twenty unemployed youths in Out-Board Motor (OBM) Repair and Maintenance.

The project, which cost roughly 1.1 million Rupees, was funded by World Vision. The participants were selected from the Muslim and Tamil communities living along the coastal areas of Ampara District and were provided with certificates and repair toolkits at a function held at the Sewa Lanka Foundation Hall in Thambattai, Thirukkovil, on Thursday June 21st.

World Vision District Manager, Nallathamby Nallarajah, along with Simmon Buller, a volunteer from the UK working as Management Advisor for Sewa Lanka, and A.L. Faleel, District Director of the Sewa Lanka Foundation, were present to award the trainees who successfully completed this three-month course.

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