Mannar Association for Relief and Rehabilitation

Tailoring programme to School leavers, widows & single headed families.

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