The Rotary District Sri Lanka sponsored the beauties from Miss China for Miss Universe finalists in lighting up Sri Lanka with a 100 million rupee hearing aid project that was launched at Cinnamon Lake side hotel on Saturday evening, a press release issued by the service club said yesterday.
It said: Governor Rotary Ms Gowri Rajan outlined how an assessment done in Sri Lanka had revealed that almost 1.6 million people are affected with hearing problems and the Rotary having identified the issue commenced a project valued at 100 million rupees to provide equipment and professional time for the affected. The project was launched with the Miss China finalists vying for the Miss Universe title handing over hearing aids worth Rs 60,000-110,000 each to 20 deserving children in the presence of past Governors of Rotary. One thousand such hearing aids manufactured in Germany will be donated by Rotarians across the country, she said.

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