On 8 May 8 2033 , the special need children at Mapalana school Kamburupitiya were delighted to receive books, colur pencils, pens, water bottles and school bags worth 40000 Rupees a generous gift from Mr Sandeep and Mrs Veneeta Halalka in Calucutta India , a generous gift from Mr Devsiri and his family. On behalf of the Halalka family , the chairman of UKFG, Mr Sirisena handed over the new school items to each children
Mr Saman Meegahawathatha , the school principal thanked Mr Sandeep, Mrs Veneeta and their daughter Vedanshi for the expensive gifts his children have received. He said that at a time when parents could not afford to provide their children three proper meals a day it was very generous of Halalka family to step in and take the burden of having to buy school items away from them. He also thanked Mr Sirisena Gamage and UKFG for all the gifts the school has received over the years.
Mrs Chandrani, the teacher in charge of the 20 special need children at the unit also expressed her gratitude to Halalka family.
In his speech, Mr Sirisena expressed his delight that UKFG had been able to help the school once again . He also thanked the principal and Mrs Chandrani for the dedication and love they show for the special need children . He promised that the UKFG would continue to help those children in future,
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