21/4 WeCare helps Easter Sunday orphans

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Seth Sarana Assistant Director Rev. Fr. Samindu Fernando presented the first Rs. 500,000 FD certificate to Deon Joey, an infant orphaned by the 21/4 attacks. International performer Alston Koch, HNB CEO Jonathan Alles, Col. Rohan Wettasinghe and ICC Chairman Dinesh Weerakkody participated in the event at the ICC office in Colombo on Friday - Pic by Sameera Wijesinghe

Funds raised by ICC Sri Lanka by organising the 21/4 Concert on 13 July at the BMICH in partnership Daily FT, BMICH, Hameedias, Dynamic AV, and several partners for children left disabled or orphaned due to the Easter Sunday bombings were handed over to some of the affected children by the International Chamber of Commerce last Friday. Twenty-one children affected by the death or disability of their parents as well as children disabled due to injuries sustained in the attacks have been selected for scholarships under this program. Twenty-three local and international artists performed free at the BMICH to raise funds for the victims. The funds will be managed by HNB.