Students of low income families in A’pura and Batticaloa receive educational scholarships

8 December 2015 03:10 am - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A



A total of 175 bright children who received a minimum 6 credits in one sitting with Maths and coming from Samurdhi families or families per person income below Rs. 5000 received scholarships from Berendina (berendina.org, jobsberendina.com or Give2SriLanka.com) recently. 

The program leads these children on to a productive career by initially providing educational support for Advance Level, then providing quality career counseling guided by Mohan Pallaguru. 

Then those who do not get adequate marks to enter University and desires employment is linked to 300 + companies registered with Berendina for entry level employment. Those who wish to do higher studies in accounting, IT, credit management, nursing etc all professional/VT courses leading to jobs are provided scholarships for fees for 30+ approved educational programs. This 175 is part of a total of 700 children getting such scholarships in 2015 from Berendina. 
The Batticaloa program was held at Mahajana College Auditorium. The Chief Guest was Renganathan – Additional District Secretary, Batticaloa and the Guest speaker was Rev. Fr. Rajeevan a leading educationist in the district. Both gave highly inspiration speeches to the children.

More than 270 participants including special invitees, students and their parents were present at this scholarships awarding ceremony. Palm Foundation East and World Vision two leading NGO’s gave extensive support to this function.

Speaking at this scholarship awarding ceremony Rev. Fr. Rajeevan stressed the need that the students who receive the award should become helpers to others in the future.  He said that extending helping hands to the intelligent at the same time financially unsound students is one of the most precious thing in the world. The function concluded with the vote of thanks by Thinesh, District Manager, Batticaloa.

Fifty seven bright students from Anuradapura received their scholarships at a special awarding ceremony held at SOS Children’s Village Auditorium, Anuradhapura. 

The Chief Guest of this event was Prof. Madduma Banada, Professor Emeritus at Rajarata University and a former Vice Chancellor of University of Peradeniya. Group Dulan De Silva, Chairman of Berendina, Sampath Dharmadasa, The Commissioner of Urban Council, Anuradhapura and Athula Kamalsiri, Acting Village Director of SOS were guests of honors. Both Prof. Madduma Bandara and Dharamadasa gave two inspirational speeches to the youth whilst Dulan de Silva explained berendina’s future plans  to ensure these and at least 5000 kids have a productive future. More than 280 participants including special invitees, students and their parents were present at this scholarships awarding ceremony. SOS Village in particular gave extensive support by providing the Hall and dance group for the event.
 
See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

  Comments - 0

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

 

Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




Frontline cops charge negligence by high-ups worsened police cluster

The police have done an invaluable service in the frontlines to combat the CO

US Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris’s Key Sri Lankan Tamil Aide

An overwhelming feeling of relief has descended upon the world-not merely th

The virus may be spreading much faster than official data suggest

The daily case reports from the Epidemiology Unit are the only data we have t

Credentials of official raise controversy

Amila Ishan Kankanamge, the Government appointed non-Executive Director to Mo

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.