Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah Village in Sri Lanka
Following Tsunami events which affected Sri Lanka and caused massive losses, KRCS has decided to build 100 residential units in the eastern region (Nandewar) in Sri Lanka in Ambara City.KRCS delegation, chaired by KRCS chairman, Barjas Hamoud Al Barjas, visited Sri Lanka and handed over the houses as a give from KRCS to the eligible persons. At that time, Al Barjas said the State of Kuwait is keen for contributing in alleviating the suffering which affected many families, and indicated that Kuwait is considered one of the first countries which initiated offering its contribution to the affected countries, including Sri Lanka.On 25 January 2011, the ambassador of the State of Kuwait to Sri Lanka, Yaccoub Al Ateeqi, and KRCS representative, Abdulrahman Al Oun, inaugurated Jaber Al Ahmad Al Sabah Village.
The village includes 100 residential units and a mosque. It is considered one of the largest humanitarian projects offered by Kuwait to those afflicted and affected by Tsunami earthquake, to assist it to overcome the effects of this crisis, as it is an integrated project and furnished with all utilities such as infrastructure, electricity grids, fresh water, sewage drainage and roads.As tsunami caused the displacement of more than 5000 families of fishermen in Sri Lanka, since approximately 80 percent of the fishing boats were exposed to damage, KRCS rushed to provide approximately 300 fishing boats and distribute them to the fishermen, as well as build a big worship to repair ships, under the name of “Kuwait.”