The Superintendent of Mahara Prison, Mr Jagath Chandana Weerasinghe donated protective suits made by prison inmates to be used by the health staff caring for infected patients to the Deputy General of Health, Dr. Paba Palihawadana at the Ministry of Health.

On a request made online started by Engineer, Amila Silva from Singapore, Nipuna Perera from Ireland, Hemaka Ravin from the Faculty of Engineering Moratuwa together with some friends, long term prisoners under vocational training at the Mahara Prison have contributed their labour in producing these clothes under the guidance of the Superintendent of Mahara Prison. Ms. Ranga Thabru Mendis from Spruce Clothing- Borella gives necessary advice to inmates trained in sawing.