Welcome

German Embassy assists schools in Anuradhapura to obtain purified drinking water

16.04.2020 - Article

 Water purifying filters to be provided to schools in Anuradhapura District

Seneru Sisu Saviya Foundation was the first recipient of a grant under the German Embassy Micro Projects Scheme. The foundation will implement a project of installation of purification units in schools in the Anuradhapura District. The schools have been selected after the water was tested for arsenic and other contaminants. Altogether 13 schools will benefit from this project and have water purifiers fitted. 

German Embassy assists schools in Anuradhapura to obtain purified drinking water
Representatives of the Foundation and the Embassy at the contract signing© Embassy

 The agreement for the amount of 1.9 Mn LKR was already signed on March 5th between Deputy Ambassador Mr. Andreas Berg and Dr. Neranjan Elkawela, President and Mr. Gaminithilaka, Committee Member of Seneru  Sisu Saviya Foundation.

Ambassador Joern Rohde mentioned that the German Embassy was keen to provide this assistance in combatting the Chronic Kidney issue in Anuradhapura District. He looked forward to seeing the purifiers in use at these schools once completed. 

Top of page