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Our Annual Eid Gathering also took place this year, in which we had many events such as the president’s speech, the children’s programme, our financial summary and the history of JMA.

It was wonderful to see the talents the children in our community had to share with us all.

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Jaffna Muslim Association has been very focused on individual cases this year, especially regarding children and medical assistance.
Some of the projects that we assisted with included sponsoring a very ill boy in Mullathivu to build necessary bathroom facilities costing Rs.50,000/= as well as donating a tricycle to him in order to support his rehabilitation. In Puttalam we gave Rs.50,000/= to children with special needs. A young girl who needed a wheelchair for several months was given one costing Rs.30,000/=In Colombo, JMA gave Rs.50,000/=to an elderly man with children in need of medical help, as well as helping a brother in Pananthurai with kidney failure by giving him Rs.100,000/= for his medical needs.there are also many other medical cases not mentioned here due to respect their privacy.
In addition to individual donation projects JMA promotes sustainable living and community events.In 2013 our charity donated a painting machine for a brother in Puttalam, donating a water pump which is a source of continuous reward insha Allah, costing Rs.50,000/= for a Masjid in Nachikuda and holding a community Iftar. Thank you to our kind donors for making this possible.

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In our annual Fitra project we raiseda total amount of £3000, Masha ‘Allah, which is is the highest amount we havereceived for Fitra to date.
The amount collected by our members has helped provide Fitra packages for 620 families in Sri Lanka. The areas it was distributed to include: Nachikuda, Killinoichi, Mullathivu, Vavuniya, Puttalam, Thillayadi, Sathamiyaprum, Umarabad (A muham), Athumuham, Nuraicholai, Pananthurai, Palavathurai and Malwana.
We raised a total of £2100 for Qurbani which was distributed in: Nachikuda, Killinoichi, Puttalam, Mullathivu, Mankumppan and Nainathivu- (70 shares were distributed, one share was £30.00).

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Thank you for contributing towards the work of JMA in the past year!

Our organisation strives to better itself year after year, in order for us to progress as community and expand the scope of the charity work we do. This year we have significantly increased the number of projects we have implemented these projects include the traditional Fitra and Qurbani collections as well as the projects highlighted below
Some of our projects this year include:
We held our first Annual General Meeting (AGM) this year, which consisted of gathering of JMA members.We shared with those attending information regarding JMA, its history, JMA future and Jaffna Muslims.

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