Api Wenuwen Api Fund reaches Rs. 200 million
The joint venture between the Ministry of Defence and the Central Bank of Sri Lanka known as the “Api Wenuwen Api” Fund, has now officially reached the Rs. 200 million mark, Triad, the promoters of the fund, said.
Sri Lankans both at home and abroad have rallied around to give true meaning to the term “together for all”, contributing generously towards providing permanent housing to the those dedicated men and women of Sri Lanka’s Armed Forces, it said.
The fund’s solitary aim is to raise funding for a total of 50,000 houses. Currently 1,500 houses have been constructed and are awaiting distribution in the town of Ipalogama.
Within the next few weeks, a handing over ceremony will be held to mark the official transfer of deeds.
Contributions to the “Api Wenuwen Api” Fund can be made at any Bank of Ceylon branch, island wide, the press release said.