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We help poor families that are purseless in Sri Lanka, especially in the areas that are affected with natural disasters. We help to organize the vital important food, water, clothing, blankets, medicines and shelters. Travelling to reach the very often remoted destinations where the people are in need the most is very demanding. The destinations are being too remote and far-away.

Do you want to help? Give one family

clothing and blankets = 17,- EUR
medicines for the sick = 35,- EUR
rice, vegetables and drinking water for one month = 55,- EUR
help to build a new shelter = 315,- EUR

Help by your own eyes

At the end of the year 2014 during the Sri Lanka visit of the  venerable bhikkhunī Visuddhi there were a huge landslides in Nuwara Eliya. ​ It is the highest located area in Sri Lanka.

The  nuns expedition including the venerable Visuddhi managed to act fast and got into the most affected spot in the area. Many families lost their homes and shelters, some of the other families were endangered constantly and could lose their homes. Many villages were totally destroyed in some of the areas. The people were left with nothing.

“A very great unusual floods appeared during the rainy season in 2014. Some of the areas were heavily damaged. The harm and loss were caused to a great extend. This action was not planned much in advanced. We actually bought the food, the basic necessities and we started the journey to help and to rescue,” said the venerable
Visuddhi. We bought the basic necessities for the children such as rice and other sorts of food, clothing, school exercise books and children pastel crayons. Usually there would be a demanding journey taking about twelve hours back but the nuns decided to sleep over in the area till the next day. “

 

For us, nuns, it was not at all easy to reach this town. The trials were in a terrible stage and the roads were blocked by fallen stones. Our fully loaded car had to weave in and weave out across the tea plantations in the mountains. It was extremely dangerous. The land was constantly moving, however, at the end we reached the village in the mountains through the serpentine road,” narrates the venerable Visuddhi. The nuns like to do this charitative activities because it is very helpful and beneficial to many people. Still only a few people can imagine which threats and risks need to be undertaken by the nuns to help the others.

The contact to support projects and activities of the Association Karuṇā Sevena: 6855804001/5500, IBAN: CZ6755000000006855804001, SWIFT: RZBCCZPP  - The funds are used to cover the basic monastic needs of the Venerable bhikkhunī Visuddhi, such as - robe, food, medicine and abode (this also covers transportation, accommodation, air tickets, etc.). Distribution of books, construction of the meditation room, the furnishing of the monastery KS, insurance, utility bills, etc. Tax deductible in the Czech Republic. Please state the reason for the donation with the following note" For the Association KS."

The contact for the project Suriya Lamai: 6855679001/5500, IBAN: CZ4955000000006855679001, SWIFT: RZBCCZPP

- The intention of the project Suriya Lamai “The Children of the Sun” is to enable children from poor families to develop and educate themselves and to provide them with basic needs. The donation is tax deductible in the Czech Republic.

Neither of the above is a public collection, and therefore we ask all donors to add their contact information to their gift, so that we can issue a donation agreement contract or a donation receipt. We thank to all the donors.

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