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Mrs. Chandrika Senanayake

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 ASVU Distributes More Incentives to War Heroes & Their Family Members

2017-10-06 07:42:15

The Army Seva Vanitha Unit (ASVU), expanding their welfare roles for families of fallen War Heroes, disabled War Heroes and civil employees, further distributed one more stock of medical equipment, different accessories, crutches, cash and other incentives to another group of War Heroes and family members with special needs Wednesday (4) evening at the ASVU auditorium.

Mrs Chandrika Senanayake, President, ASVU as the Chief Guest, gave away those accessories, medical equipment and other incentives during a simple ceremony.

Those donations and recipients are as follows;

A Warrant Officer II of the 5 Gemunu Watch (5 GW), a Sergeant of the 6 Gajaba Regiment (6 GR), a Corporal of the 7 Sri Lanka Engineers (7 SLE), a Corporal of the Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR), a Corporal of the Commando Regiment (CR), a Corporal of the Special Forces (SF), a Lance Corporal of the 8 Sri Lanka Armoured Corps (8 SLAC), a Lance Corporal of the 18 (V) Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (18 (V) SLSR), a Gunner of the 6 Sri Lanka Artillery (6 SLA), a Signalman of the 7 Sri Lanka Signal Corps (7 SLSC), a Private of the Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) and a Private of the Mechanized Infantry Regiment (MIR) received wheelchairs each.

A Lance Corporal of 6 Sri Lanka Engineers (6 SLE) received a Three-wheeler, worth Rs 731,300.00. The purchase of it were made possible by contributions made by the Seva Vanitha Units of SLE, SLLI, SLSR, GW, VIR, Sri Lanka Army General Service Corps (SLAGSC) and SLNG on the instructions of Mrs Chandrika Senanayake, President, ASVU.

A Staff Sergeant of the Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI), a Sergeant of the 5 Gemunu Watch (5 GW), a Lance Corporal of the 7 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (7 SLSR) and a Private of the Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR), separately received crutches.

A Corporal of the Sri Lanka Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (SLEME) who has 5 children received a cash cheque, worth Rs 6000.00 as the first installment for a period of one year as expenses of his twins.

A daughter of a Sergeant of the Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police (SLCMP) received a cash cheque, worth Rs 200,000.00 for a medical operation on an ear ailment.

A Corporal of the Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police (SLCMP), whose wife died of Dengue fever, received Rs 8000.00 worth cheque, as the first installment for the expenses of his son for a period of one year. 

A Lance Corporal of the Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) received a cash cheque worth 36,500.00 to purchase an air mattress and a baby trolley for his disabled daughter.

A Private of the Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) received a cash donation worth Rs 100,000.00 for the treatment of his two children suffering from nerve disability.

An Army Civil Staff member received a cash cheque worth Rs 200,000.00 for the construction work of his partly-built house.

In addition to those donations, Mrs Chandrika Senanayake, President, ASVU donated a set of spectacles for the use of needy personnel and walking sticks for distribution among the blind of the SLAC, SLA, SLLI, SLSR, GW, GR, VIR, MIR, CR, SF, CES, SLEME and SLNG regiments.

In addition to that with the coordination of the Staff Officer I, ASVU, Lion Gamini of Colombo Lion Club donated a set of Gel Socks worth Rs 37,500.00 for the use of inmates at Mihindu Seth Medura Wellness Resort.

One Mr Wijekoon and his family residing in Australia donated Rs 90,000.00 for the scholarships of 5 children.

All the donations were handed over to the ASVU by some of the donors for distribution during the same ceremony.

Regimental SVU Chairpersons and senior members together with donors were present at the simple ceremony.

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