The Janaposha Foundation issuing a statement announced with immediate effect the suspension of its free meals project at Colombo National Hospital, Kalubowila Teaching Hospital, and the Maharagama Cancer Hospital.
The statement noted that it was with a great sense of sadness, despair and a heavy heart, the Foundation has taken a decision to close its doors and suspend services from 25th June 2019.
According to the Foundation, the project is suspended over false allegations made against the project and to ensure its staff is not endangered should acts of communal violence be directed towards them.
The statement by the Foundation read
“Unknown to many, the Janaposha initiative has silently been serving the poor and underprivileged communities of our country since 2012. As a truly Sri Lankan organization, the Foundation has served all those who have walked through its doors.”