Annual Out Reach Programme - Faculty of Allied Health Sciences
The Staff Welfare Association of the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya proudly conducted its annual outreach programme for the 3rd consecutive time at the Athadutuwewa Junior School, Handapanagala in Wellawaya area on 26th December 2017. The said rural school was reached upon the request made by the principal where 178 students attending the school while struggling to overcome terrible difficulties within this underprivileged area.
All the students attending the school were offered with school stationaries needed for the next academic year, along with a computer, a printer, a television and a DVD player to be used at the school as well. Equipment for the school science laboratory also donated at this venture. Further, a long due dire need for this school in dry zone, a “water storage tank” was also donated from the funds of the Welfare Association. The courageous members enthusiastically participated at this outstanding event to extend their generous support and helping hands towards another needy group of children in the country. The funds for obtaining needful items were raised through a raffle draw and various contributions from the well-wishers within the faculty and from outside. The pleasant smile and their joyfulness represented that students were truly contented of what they received. The principal and the teachers of the school were indeed satisfied of this blessed activity organized by the welfare association and many thanks are due for all those contributed in various ways.