Today 50 old people gathered to receive their food ration packet value of Rs. 550/-. These old people are from around Nuwara Eliya district, neglected old women and men from very poor families. They cannot go for work and most of them are sick people. Today they were served a plate of rice, dahl and dry fish curries. These old people enjoyed their lunch and received their food packets.
In the cold weather in Nuwara Eliya most of them are requesting for blankets which cost each Rs. 350/-. Altogether there are 110 people in need of blankets.
Margit Stefansson is talking to the people