No.8 Kittul Road,Kudiyiruppu,Vavuniya,Sri Lanka
Contact Phone Numbers: Kannan 0094 771578626, Kapil :0094 772260469
Registered as a Voluntary Social services/Non Governmental
Organization Rg. No.V/DL/28
Bank Details : COMMERCIAL BANK, Ac.No : 1610047135
Station Road ,
Swift code : CCEYLKLX
The history and the activities of Relief Direct for Destitute
Relief direct for Destitute is a Humanitarian foundation of several church
groups and individuals who got together in Feb 2009 to fulfil the needs of
the IDP patients arriving in thousands at the Vavuniya General Hospital.
Our main activity was to supply the IDPs with basic needs such as nutrition,
and various other things such as Mats, plates and cups.
Our volunteers from the partner group was involved in Social care of the
IDPs and helping them during extreme psychological situation.
We were doing the advisory services to the IDPs during their stay in the
We served the IDPs intensively from Feb2009 to Dec 2009 and we still
continue our work as a registered NGO.
Activities: Feb 2009 to Dec 2009
Methodist Church in Vavuniya, Sayee DevoteesToranto, MIFT Toronto, the
Chamber of Commerce Vavuniya and several other individuals generously
donated the milk powder and other food items for our distribution in
Vavuniya General Hospital for the malnourished children and mothers. This
service was extended to Pampaimadu and Poovarasankulam hospitals.
Boiled milk was distributed along with Samaposa balls around 9.30am daily in
Vavuniya Hospital for the IDPs.
Hot Viva Drink mixed with full cream milk powder was distributed with
biscuits at 3.30pm.
1200 IDP patients infected with chickenpox were getting treatment in
Poovarasankulam hospital. On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays we distributed
buttermilk for the patients
Our volunteers were giving vitamin syrup and capsules with the advice of the
Mos and nurses in ward 8 where patients with Typhoid and Hepatitis were
getting treatment. This service was extended to Pampaimadu and
Our volunteers organised the orderly distribution of Lunch Packets brought
in by groups and individuals for the IDP patients coming to the OPD
The orderly distribution of NFRI articles that was given to us by the NGOs
such as SLRC, UNHCR, Save the
Children ,Methodist Church and individuals was done by our volunteers
Future operations planed by the organisation
1. Providing Medical Care, Health Care and Clinic Facilities for the
destitute from less Developed areas. Specially Eye Clinics.
2. Encouraging Higher and Basic education to the destitute with consultation
Assistance to the destitute students for university studies.
3 .To enhance the standard of life by promoting community participation in
Economic Development at village
level. To promote Agriculture ,Fisheries, Dairy and Poultry Farming and
local Traditional Industries.
URGENT ACTION NEEDED NOW
Eye problem is at present a big problem in Vanni . The Resettled people are suffering from various
Eye disorders. We concentrate in the eye clinic. Vavuniya General Hospital is doing a wonderful service. We are partners in organising the clinics all over Vanni.
Cataract is the main problem and Relief Direct is giving free intraocular lens for the Cataract surgery for the Vanni patients. During the clinics we test the students and the old and provide them with free spectacles. We are in need of funds to continue our service and we beg you to help us financially to help these
poor people who deserve at least a proper eyesight. Please do not hesitate to write to us if you have any questions.