Families in Sri Lanka affected by the floods
The lives of these Sri Lankan families have been drastically affected by the January floods that devastated the small island country. Our international covenant partner there is currently working hard to build permanent shelter for them in Polonnaruwa, Dambulla and Minneriya.
View their pictures here, then learn more about the flooding in Sri Lanka and how you can help.
The Bandara’s house collapsed in the heavy floods that ravished the area (pictured left). The Fuller Center in Sri Lanka helped them rebuild it (pictured right) – But they still need $1000 to finish it. Please click here to help finish construction on the Bandara family’s house.
The wall of the Kumara family’s house came down on one side during the flooding, and the roof was been completely damaged (pictured left). Here they stand in front of their new home (pictured right), which the Fuller Center in Sri Lanka helped them to rebuild.
Chandrawathi and her child (not pictured) lived in one room before the heavy rains and flooding destroyed it. The small family now lives in Minneriya with a neighbor. Click here to help Chandrawathi and her daughter rebuild their home.
One side of the Weerasinghe family’s hut collapsed in the flooding. Click here to help the Weerasinghe family rebuild their home.
The Shamali family’s hut is literally falling apart, forcing them to live without basic shelter. Click here to help the Shamali family rebuild their home.
The clay walls of the Jayaweera family’s house have been weakened from the heavy flooding and could collapse at any moment, making it a dangerous environment for the two children. Click here to help the Jayaweera family rebuild their home.