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CTHA Is Looking For Volunteers!

  Canadian Tamils’ Humanitarian Association (CTHA) is a non-profit organization registered in the province of Ontario, Canada. Our main objective is to support people still suffering from the inevitable consequences of civil war which erupted in Sri Lanka. We focus on forming stable support systems to help rebuild communities. We facilitate, initiate and…

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Clothing Drive with CFLI Interact Club

CTHA would like to thank CFLI Interact Club for their great effort in organizing a very successful clothing drive! Donors, students, parents, and CTHA volunteers worked very hard on Sunday, March 25th to package 50 boxes of donated clothing to send to rural parts of Batticaloa. A huge thank you also goes to Inter-Citi…

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Teacher Session in Batticaloa

Our volunteer, Shana Thuray, conducted her first retraining session with pre-school teachers in Batticaloa. Here’s what she had to say about this experience. Shana's Teacher Retraining Session in Batticaloa Monday, August 14th, 2017 Shana Thuray 1. Arulrani - Miyani Preschool, Sauukkady 2. Nanthini - Miyani Preschool, Sauukkady 3. Vinothini - Punithayagappa, Sauukkady 4....
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Adopt-a-Village: Help Empower Lives

By Dinoba Kirupa Since the civil war had come to a catastophic end in 2009, many Northern and Eastern regions of Sri Lanka, particularly villages inhabited by the Tamil population, still lack basic infrastructure and facilities. Unfortunately, this inhibited any economic and social development, exasperating the poverty of village residents. Such adverse circumstances…

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Rotary Club’s collaboration with CTHA on Adopt-a-Village project

CTHA is proud to announce that we will be working with Rotary International to fund our water and toilet facility projects in Pavatkodichchenai. The Project Director of Adopt-a-Village, Dinoba Kirupa, made special presentations at both the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, Canada and the Rotary Club of Batticaloa, Sri Lanka on our vision…

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Life100 presents $5000 towards Preschool projects in Batticaloa

Thank you  Life100 for your generous donation on the 4th Annual Awards Gala in support of our preschool projects in Batticaloa. Donation was presented here by Life100 President Sritharan Thurairajah, Honourable MP Gary Anandasangaree, Nava Law’s Principle Lawyer, Kubes Nava, and wife Karthika. CTHA is thankful to Life100 for their ongoing support for…

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Medical Shed for Sick Patients

CTHA built a medical shed for use by sick patients who were formerly forced to wait in the scorching sun to visit the doctor. This was one of our first projects. Construction costs for the shed totaled $1,250. Patients now have a cool shady place to wait for the doctor.    

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Clothing and Toy drive for Batticaloa Children

In October 2016, the Canadian Tamils’ Humanitarian Association (CTHA) hosted a tremendously successful clothing and toy drive. The objective was to collect donations to send back to people in need in the underdeveloped rural communities of Batticaloa, Sri Lanka. The collected items would be redistributed to families struggling with the hardships of poverty….

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