Uthayapuram village is one of the war affected village situated, 8 Km away from Jaffna town. 250 families of this village were displaced in 1995 October due to war and 90 families returned to this village in February 2011. HUDEC-Caritas Jaffna has been constructing a permanent building for the preschool children in Uthayapuram at a cost of LKR 3.3 million. 25 pre-school children attend this preschool. This preschool will be provided with furniture and play materials for the children. The construction work was started in January 2016 and will be completed in the end of October 2016.