Activities

Visit to Sapugoda Vidyaniketha School

Dinum Hewavidana , his father Devsiri and his uncle Ananda  Hewavidana visited Sapugoda Vidyaniketha School on 12th August 2017. The principal, staff and children gave them a warm welcome .  The children were delighted to receive a British coin each and sweets from Dinum .   After the assembly, Devsiri  donated 15000 Rupees  to the school’s building project and promised to …

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Donation of a PC and a printer to Wathawana Junior School

Wathawana Junior school in Wathawana, Imaduwa, is a small school where almost all children attending are underprivileged. The school does not even have basic facilities like a library or running water .  One of the school buildings are in dilapidated  state  and the roof  leaks rain water.   Yet thanks to the new principal, Mr Kumudu Sanjeewa and his dedicated teaching …

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Deshan and Dinum’s visits to Ullala & Bibulewala Schools

Deshan and Dinum visited Ullala school founded by his Grandfather on the school’s volunteers day (17 August 2017). They entertained the children by conducting  a “Game show” and gave away  various prizes.   At the end of the event they were delighted to receive an ice cream treat. Later they made a surprise visit to Bibulwela primary school and gave presents …

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The two unexpected Visitors to Massmulle School

The Principal, Staff and children at Massmulle school were surprised and delighted to see Dinum and Deshan Hewavidana visiting school unannounced.  They came with many gifts and sweets for the children.    Dinum entertained the children with sing songs and appeared in  group photos with them. The principal thanked the two brothers  for the gifts and expressed their wish to see …

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Visit to Sapugoda Rathanapala School

Dinum Hewavidana visited Sapugoda Rathanapala School with  the Kamburupitiya Seylan bank Manger Mr Sajeewa and Mr Ananda hewavidana. The school principal and children warmly welcomed the guests.   They visited the Neil Carson library , donated by Mr Neil and Mrs Helen Carson in 2012.  The principal said they all were grateful to carson family because the library has helped many …

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Donation of the much needed printer to Kahagoda School Kamburupitiya

On 12th August  2017  Dinum and Deshan Hewavidana ceremoniously handed over the much needed printer to the Vice Principal of the Kahagala school  at Kamburupitiya.  Speaking at the assembly, the vice principal reminded the children how Deshan and Dinum visited them a five years before and donated 250  of new text books to the school library and treated all of …

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Handing over the new safety wall to Ullala school

Johnson Matthey PLC (London) is one of the main benefactors of the children supported by UKFG.  Immediately after the Tsunami, the company offered 30 scholarships to  Tsunami victim children.  They have continuously sponsored the same number of children over the last thirteen years. Neil Carson, the CEO at Johnson Matthey until 2015, has already generously donated two brand new libraries …

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Donation of a Photocopier to Ratanapala school Kamburupitiya

On 14th June 2017  Mr Sirisena Gamage, chairman of UKFG ceremoniously handed over the much needed photo copy / printer to Mr Epitakatuwana, Principal of the Sapugoda Ratanapala School  The machine which was worth 165,000 rupees was a generous gift bythe  former Chairman of Johnson Matthey (LONDON), Mr Neil carson  his wife Mrs Helen Carson,  and their daughter Hannah.   Hannah …

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Hanna Carson’s gap year visit to Kamburupitiya

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]On 20th February 2017 Hannah Carson, the daughter of Mr Neil and Helen Carson  who have donated two beautiful libraries  to children,  visited the  UKFG funded  schools  at Kampurupitiya at the invitation of Mr Sirisena Gamage . She was accompanied by the fellow gap year students, Lizzie, Saskia and Milan.  The children of    Ulalla, Rathanjothi, Thumbe …

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Christmas Message from a Sponsor

Once again our generous  donors Nicky Pharoah and Colin Newbold co- proprietors of Learning Curve, Tunbridge Wells are planning to donate School uniforms and shoes to Children’s at Massmulle school (Kamburupitiya)  and  Puswelkada School (Galle) . The donations would take place at the mid  January 2016 .  Nicky and Colin  would also continue with their current  Scholarships given to 10 …

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