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Caritas housing in Jaffna

Fourteen permanent core houses built in Vasanthapuram village in Jaffna District were handed over to beneficiaries on 19th February 2016 by the Bishop of Jaffna, Rt. Rev. Dr. Justin Gnanapragasam. Among those present on the occasion were Rev. Fr. George Sigamoney, National Director of Caritas Sri Lanka, and Rev. Fr. Eugene Francis, Diocesan Director of Caritas Jaffna – HUDEC and Mrs. Theiventhiram, Asst. Govoernment Agent of Jaffna DS Division.

The houses, built with funding assistance from Caritas Australia, were handed over to war-affected families who were resettled in the Colombuthurai area.