Economic Welfare

Posted by on May 20, 2013 in Economic Welfare, Our Projects | 0 comments

TamilAid has encouraged micro economic and agricultural rejuvenation projects. Micro Economic: examples: Milking cows, chicken runs, sewing machines, mini milling equipment, fishing boats. So far TamilAid has provided help for nearly 50 such families. Agricultural project: small scale farms, building water wells for irrigation of small farms to benefit several families. TamilAid is currently helping develop a cooperative farm in Wanni that will...

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Milking Cows

Posted by on Apr 19, 2013 in Economic Welfare | 0 comments

The idea is to provide each family with one cow that could yield adequate milk for the nutritional needs of the family as well as some surplus to sell and supplement their family income. The normal breeds those are available in the North East only yield 1-2 liters of milk per day, but there are better breeds that could yield nearly 6-7 liters of milk per day.These cows are costing on average £100 each. If you wish to provide such direct aid...

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Fishing Boats

Posted by on Apr 19, 2013 in Economic Welfare | 0 comments

Quite clearly the sector worst affected by the Tsunami was fishing. As such there have been several organisations providing boats to affected people. We will be able to link your donation to directly identified persons in need. The cost of a basic boat and nets etc will be £3,000. So far we have not targeted this boats project and have not provided any boats. Download – Standing Order Gift Aid Donation Form Contribute to our HSBC Bank...

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Sponsor a widowed family with children

Posted by on Apr 19, 2013 in Economic Welfare, Our Projects | 0 comments

We have started a new initiative of helping war widows who have families of young children. The idea is to buy and give them a cow that will yield enough milk for the that family’s use and some excess to sell, and 50 chicken that will lay enough eggs for family’s daily use and produce excess that could be sold thus generating some income for the family. We also buy them mash for feed to start them up. We do not rely on any middle...

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