The ninth house built by Buddhist Friends of Israel Organization was presented to KA Sandun Lal and his family of Unit 15, Wendrasan Pura, Kantale. The housewarming presided over by Mungwatte Dhammaransi Thera took place on August 21. An alms giving took place the following day. Monetary assistance for the building was provided by Sri Lankans working in Israel. The building of the house was coordinated by Sugath Narasinghe and Sri Lankan coordinator Namalika Wickramarachchi.