Northern Provincial Ministry of Women’s Affairs provided livelihood assistance for a women-based society at Velanai, Jaffna. A set of equipment and furniture were distributed to “Joshop Candle” manufacturing women CBO which is run by the members of 04 women headed families at Charty village, ward No.1 in Velanai East, Jaffna. The Ministry also handed over the fund for making work-shed for them under the livelihood support component of PSDG-2018 allocation.
A banana fiber extracting machine was distributed by Provincial Ministry of Women Affairs to Lotus Entrepreneurship Group which engages in groups of 12 women at Kannaddy Vengalacheddikulam under the scheme of Livelihood Assistance for Women’s Societies.
The senior citizens of Kaithady Shanthi Nilayam celebrated New Year and Thai Pongal festival by engaging in various activities.
The second phase distribution of livelihood assistance to the women headed families was held at the Provincial Ministry office of Women’s Affairs on 12th December 2018 in Jaffna under the guidance of the Secretary to the Ministry Mrs. Rubini Varathalingam.
The distribution of livelihood assistance to Society was held at the Angel Candle Making Society on 14th December atKannaddy, Vengalacheddikulam under the guidance of the Secretary to the Ministry Mrs. Rubini Varathalingam.
Ministry of Women’s Affairs organized an event of providing livelihood assistance on 12th October 2018. Minister of Women’s Affairs Ananthi Sasitharan distributed livelihood assistance to the members of Chavatkaddu Women’s Society, Mannar which has been formed with thirty one women headed families from Maritimepattu Divisional Secretariat division.