Little Dinum, his father Devsiri and UKFG Chairman Sirisena Gamage went to Devsiri’s old village school Howpe Maha Vidayalaya in Galle on 7th January 2013 bearing valuable gifts. The staff and children gave them a tremendous welcome and put up a cultural show where talented children in colourful costumes performed traditional dances and sang songs.
Little Dinum Sang Sinhala and English songs to the delight of all the children and staff.
The school children were delighted too receive a laptop generously donated by Devsiri’s colleague at Rolls Royce (UK). Nick Lucas and his wife Janet . Dinum also donated his own Digital camera to the school . In his speech, the school principal Mr Sarathweera thanked Nick and Janet Lucas profoundly for donating a lap top . He said that this was the first time school have received a laptop and all his 400 children would be given a chance to use it. He explained how Hewavidana family and Mr Gamge had been the major benefactors of the school and thanked them for the hundreds of books, computers, a multi media projector, a camera and Brand new pairs of shoes which they had given to the children over the years.
The highlight of the day for children was undoubtedly the ice cream treat for everybody
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