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Update on Sri Lanka Mission

The economic collapse and the resulting civil unrest within Sri Lanka is being widely reported. Prices have escalated, while the value of the country’s currency has plummeted. The Sri Lankan Rupee is presently the world’s worst-performing currency.

For many, basic household staples are either unavailable or simply unaffordable. The nation’s largest supplier of fuel has increased prices by 65%.

The Government’s ban on chemical fertilisers has unsurprisingly resulted in decreasing crop yields and an increasing dependency upon unaffordable imports.

The economic collapse has an impact upon different aspects of the work of the Mission. Poorer families are struggling to provide basic meals and are unable to afford to travel.

It also means that the completion of Rev. Partheepan’s new home (the manse currently being constructed in Vavuniya) is hindered, as the projected budget is now inadequate.

A fuller report will be provided in the May Witness magazine (D.V.).

Please pray today for Rev. Parthee and the work of the Mission.

Photo: Rev. Partheepan’s wife Dino, their daughter Dia, and Dino’s mother.