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Sri Lanka - Rebuilding Homes for Christians 85-961

Country/Region: South and East Asia, Sri Lanka

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During the long civil war in Sri Lanka, many homes were destroyed and the people displaced into camps. Now that the war is over, at least 2,000 displaced Christian families (mainly farmers) want to return to their land but they have no houses to live in. This project helps to build simple houses for these Christian families, at an approximate cost of £3,500 per house.

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