Nov. 2004 Financial update

We have now received audited accounts for all the moneys we have donated
to the Orphanage project. A copy of this was also given to the Lions club
in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka.

Many of the children sent us greetings written on shaped pictures they
had drawn and cut out of paper. Just a few are shown here.

An application has been submitted to LCIF for a Grant of $5,000 towards
equipping the printing shop in one of the Vocational Training Centres.
The criterion for such a grant is that we ourselves need to match the

To this end the whole of last year we had accumulated all the donations
given to this project. This amount now stands at £3125. This should
more than adequately meet the LCIF matching fund criteria.

We hope to hear the outcome of the application in the very near future.
The indications are that it would be favourable.

Donation matrix is also posted here showing how the funds have accumulated
towards the Vocational Training Centre printing shop equipment.