MARR since they have formed in Mannar in 1985 have conducted more than 56 Six months training Classes to the School leavers, Mothers, widows, and Single headed women families in 56 villages in the Five AGA/DS Divisions of Mannar had benefited This helped around 1200 female to learn sewing and embroidery work .
Some of them having a monthly earning by establishing Tailoring Centers at their homes, 26 Students are running a group establishment, 14 no have trained themselves and conducting further training classes to other students.and get good income.
MARR seek well wishers from Srilankan Diaspora and other donors to help us to buy sewing machines to those widows who have completed their training courses but want to have monthly income by stitching clothes. They should be issued with a sewing machine, each machine with accessories cost Rs,35,000/= in Mannar.
Kindly give a helping hand to our war widows:
Any body wants to contact the beneficiaries directly MARR could give the details, they could help them by depositing money to the beneficiaries Bank account please.
Mr. Peter Sinclair, General Secretary, Mannar Association for Relief & Rehabilitation