22 June, 2022

Food distribution in Sri Lanka

SCI India - Karnataka group relief fund

Nowadays, Sri Lanka is going through a massive economic crisis. There are shortage and increasing of prices on fuel, gas, electricity, medicine and also food which eventually leads to a social unrest. Therefore, SCI Sri Lanka decided to organise a food distribution campaign for the most needy families without any discrimination, among all ethnic and religious groups all over the country.

Banner of the food distribution and food packs

Sri lankan standing in front of the banner

SCI India – Karnataka group has come forward to donate funds towards providing dry rations to Sri Lankan people. Thanks to the relief fund donations from them, we organised our first food distribution programme in Kandy last week, on the 16th of June 2022.


The president giving a food pack


We were able to give food packs composite of essential dry rations worth of 3000SL Rupees, along with 1000SL Rupees in cash for other essential requirements to each selected families in Kandy.

The second food distribution took place in Jaffna on the 21st of June and dry rations were given toselected needy families. We thank Sunil, our local volunteer for his work.

A family and our volunteer in front of the banner

Sunil bringing back the rations on his bikeWe will continue distributing the rations in Kinniya, Anuradhapura, Akurana and in other places to the most needy people all over the country. SCI Sri Lanka will soon launch an online crowdfunding campaign so everyone can donate more easily according to their will and means.The more donations we receive, the more food we can distribute. So stay tuned!

For more informations about the situation in Sri Lanka and the online crowdfunding campaign you can contact projects.scisl@gmail.com

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