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From: Chee Seng
Sent: Saturday, January 01, 2005 1:27 AM
Subject: [e-dhamma] Mahindarama for Tsunami Relief (update - 1/Jan)
Another BIG Sadhu to all your generous donation and contribution.
As of to date 12.30 midnight we have managed to seal off 4 x 20-
footer container of canned food, biscuits, milk-powder, clothes,
power generators & etc. to Colombo.
While waiting to get a consignee in Indonesia who can help us to
receive the containers and distribute them to the Relief Center in
Banda Aceh, we have decided to ship another 2x20-footer containers to
We have to apologize to all the generous donors who we have to turn
their "Clothes" item because we truly could not receive these items
any more in Mahindarama.
Allow us some time to clear all our backlogs in re-packing the above
items and load them into the container before we re-open our
If any of our subscriber in Indonesia can act as our consignee and
distributor of the humanitarian aids for Banda Aceh, please contact
us by providing your name, address and contact number. We have 2 x
40-footer of rice, drinking water, clothes, canned food & etc. ready
Latest Schedule and Progress Updates:
1st Sea Shipment ETA Penang (1-Jan-05) ETD Colombo (9-Jan-05) ..
2nd Sea Shipment ETA Penang (?) ETD Medan (?) Pending Consignee
3rd Sea Shipment ETA Penang (5-Jan-05) ETD Colombo (13-Jan-05) ..
4th Sea Shipment ETA Penang (6-Jan-05) ETD Colombo (13-Jan-05)
5th Sea Shipment ETA Penang (?) ETD Colombo (?) .. via Nibong
Tebal Paper Mill and staffs' collection
Continuous Air Freight to Colombo from 2-Jan-05 onwards . (Reserved
for Medical Supplies)
We have also pledge just now during our ASPIRATION NITE, a sum of
RM10,000 to our Penang Island Tsunami Relief Fund to MERCY Malaysia.
We like to thanks again the sub-committees which consists of the
Buyers (Food, Clothing & Medicine), the Operation (Packing &
Loading), the Logistics Planners (Shipping & Air Freight), all the
contact providers, the helpers which round-up to be more than 500 in
number working around the clock from 8.00 am to 12 midnight for the
last 2 days.
We wish that by the power of these meritorious deeds, may they
continue to have faith in the Triple Gem and continue to serve
mankind just like what our Master Gotama the Buddha have done after
His enlightenment for 45 years.
SADHU! SADHU! SADHU!
With Metta & Karuna,
Mahindarama for Tsunami Relief Coordinator
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