Sri Lanka: Survival is possible thanks to donations deriving from the Corona Fund
“Your donations have helped the Kolping members during the lockdown lasting for many months “, Diocesan Director Fr. S. Emilianuspillai thanks in a video message. KOLPING was able to support about 1000 women, men and children in the regions of Mannar and Vavuniya in the north of the country. A total of 212 needy families received food, soap and protective masks as well as small loans to start their own business. Medical staff also received urgently needed hygiene kits and masks.
Five women share how they managed to earn money for their families during the pandemic. With the money from the Corona Fund, they have managed to run a chicken farm or a kiosk, work as tailors or as small farmers.