In September 2018 Ten for Tamils made their 18th distribution to 21 widows and female headed households in Jaffna.
Livelihood items to help women create or further develop their small businesses varied from chickens for selling eggs, wax and equipment for candle making, fabric for bag making, peanuts and pots for peanut selling and palmyra to create weavings.
Inthirikumar Marijenta, gets up at 2am every morning and makes six hundred string hoppers a day which she sells to University students. She gets 3 rupee [3 cents] for one string hopper which gives her a good income of 1800 rupee[18 dollars] per day. She works seven days per week to earn this. Continue reading “Six Hundred String Hoppers a Day”