Mahara Prison, under the instruction of the Superintendent of Mahara Prison, Mr. Jagath Weerasinghe, donated protective suits at the Army Hospital Narahenpita made by prison inmates to be used by the army officers despite the risk of Corona Pandemic.
Long term prisoners under vocational training at the Mahara Prison have contributed, under the guidance of the Superintendent of Mahara Prison, their labour to produce protective suits at a request made online https://slsecure.onliine started by the Engineer, Amila Silva from Singapore, Nipuna Perera from Ireland, Hemaka Ravin from the Faculty of Engineering- Moratuwa together with some friends to provide with essential food items and protective suits to health workers in Sri Lanka. Mrs Ranga Thabru Mendis from Spruce Clothing Borella gives necessary advice to inmates trained in sawing.
A circle of friends from Singapore, England, America, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Sri Lanka gave financial assistant in this donation. The Superintendent of Mahara Prison, Mr. Jagath Weerasinghe handed over protective cloths to Dr S.M. Thilakarathna at Army Hospital. Group of Health Staff of the hospital also participated in the occasion.