Dharm Shala launches annual appeal

The Dharm Shala Albouystown home

For close to one hundred years the Dharm Shala has been providing assistance to the poor and  needy and giving many a permanent place to rest their heads and call home and as the Christmas season comes around the humanitarian organisation is once again appealing to the hearts of Guyanese for financial support to continue its work.

Well-known as the ‘Home of Benevolence for all races’ and founded by Pandit Ramsaroop Maraj, the Dharm Shala at this time of the year holds the traditional Christmas luncheon for the poor on Christmas Day, and a Christmas party for deprived children during the month of December.

In a release, Managing Head of the organisation Kella Ramsaroop explained that the institution relies totally on funding from businesses, individuals and the general public to manage its nine buildings, located in Georgetown and Fort Canje, Berbice, and deliver proper care to the residents on a daily basis…..

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