Matthew Speaks To BBC TV South Today About Extra Cover

When it comes to Charity, raising awareness is crucial in make sure people get the help that they need.

On 8th August 2022, BBC TV South Today presenter David J Allard spoke to Extra Cover charity founder Matthew Hansford. They spoke about the current struggles in Sri Lanka as well as the future plans for the charity. When asked the rise of inflation in Sri Lanka and how that impacts what Extra Cover is able to do, Matthew said “The price has gone up enormously. Last year we were paying 20 rupees per child, per day. That went up to 50 rupees last month and, it’s likely to go up to 65 reasonably soon.”

With hurdles such as the rise in inflation, the fuel crisis and of course, the Covid 19 pandemic in recent times, your help is more vital than ever. If you are able to donate, you can find all the information you need to donate here.

You can watch the full segment via the media player above. Thank you to BBC TV South Today for talking to Matthew about Extra Cover.

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