Donation of of Helen Carson Library for Iriyathota School, Kamburupitiya

12 Mar 2019

0n 15th March 2019 Mr Sirisna Gamage, the chairman of UKFG handed over the newly built Helen Carson Library to Children at Iriyathota School Kamburupitiya.

Carson library was a wonderful gift for the school and Iriyathota village from Mr. Neil Carson former Chief Executive of Johnson Matthey in London

This is the fourth generous donation of a  school library  by Mr. Neil Carson and family. The library is named after Mr. Neil Carson’s wife Helen.   Mr. Sirisena Gamage,  the  Director of libraries for Mulatiyana District, Mrs. Harendra Malini, the son of the school’s founder Mr. K W Disanayaka, former principal Mr. S W Hewavidana, The principals of Sapugoda Rathanapala and Thumbe, Mr. Laksiri Hewavidana Mr. Ananda Hewavidana were among the VIPS. The School Principal Mr R A Chandrasiri . Mr. Gamage and all other speakers expressed their utmost gratitude to Mr. Neil Carson for presenting the school with a beautiful library completed with much-needed books.   

After the opening, the Vips , parents, and villagers were entertained by school children with beautiful cultural dances and singsongs.

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