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May 23, 2016

Cleaning up the flood affected areas


As the flood water is receding now in Kollonnawa and Wellampitiya area in Colombo, Sarvodaya organises Medical Camps and home cleaning campaigns to assist the return of the flood affected people back to their homes. Sarvodaya is planning to mobilise at least 3-4 15-member volunteer teams tomorrow, and following equipment and items are requested from the well-wishers and supporters to expand the clean-up operations to create safe and hygiene living environment for the returnees.

– Household utensils
– Water pumps
– Cleaning chemicals including detergents
– High pressure guns
– Mops, wipers, brooms, buckets, hose reels etc.
– Wheelbarrow, shovels etc.
– Boots and gloves

Sarvodaya also plans to support the ‘children back to school’ and following two School Kits are designed for children. Well wishers are also requested to support the flood affected children going back to school by providing us either the Kits or items.

Primary School KIT: School bag; water bottle; lunch box; pencil box with 1 pen, 3 pencils, pencil sharpener, ruler, eraser; 10 exercise books (80 pages) including 5 single rule, and 5 square rule books; a soft toy

Secondary School KIT: School bag; 2 small (120 pages) and 2 large CR books (160 pages); pencil box with 3 pens, 2 pencils; 6 exercise books (200 pages) single and square; School metal box

Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement for the People in Need.