We are delaying this project..... to address the current crisis in the health sector in Sri Lanka
By Suranjani Wickremeratne - President - Tarana Foundation
Firstly let me thank each one of you for your generosity towards this project.
We are very passionate about this project to construct houses for those really in need of it - especially for the low-income families living in remote areas.
We identified 5 families in a remote area in Anuradhapura District for this purpose and when we were making arrangements to start constructing a house for one family, our efforts had to come to a standstill due to the urgency of a change in focus to support the current crisis the hospitals are facing with regard to the shortages in drugs. Also, the construction industry is facing many challenges with regard to sourcing of materials for construction and unbelievable price increases. So our initial budget to build a house for LKR 1.5 million becomes an unrealized dream as of now. We will campaign for funds when we decide to proceed with this project and any support towards it will be greatly appreciated. We will also let you know of the revised budget when we decide to construct, as still the prices are on an upward trend and changing rapidly, hence budgeting for it is a challenge.
We have initiated a project on GlobalGiving to support the current crisis in the health sector due to shortages in essential medicine to support life-threatening situations. Any support you can provide by way of a donation and/or spreading the word to your relatives, friends, and colleagues would be very much appreciated.
Link for our project on Support Sri Lankan Hospitals' urgent medical needs
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