Creating Child Writers

Created on 21 July 2013

Creating Child WritersCUP held their first Twoday Workshop on “Creating Child Writers” on 20th & 21st July 2013. The members of the Sudilena Little Library- the CUP’s 14th Little Library at Dandeniya in the Matara District. Twentysix members of this library were given the opportunity to take part in this workshop.

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CUP 7th AGM

Created on 17 July 2013

CUP - Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Children’s Upliftment Programme (CUP), was held on 17th July 2013 at Samudra Hotel, Colombo 03.

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Singithi Katha - 2012

Created on 10 July 2013

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Singithi Katha -2012, organized by CUP in collaboration with Mihira Children's News Paper, was held at Victoria Masonic Temple on the 22nd of June 2013.

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CUP 24th Little Library

Created on 07 April 2013

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The children of Kahambawa, Marawa, Monaragala were able to start a Little Library on their own with the support of CUP on 07th April 2013.The concept of Little Library is to enhance the ability of reading among children and also to encourage them towards creative writing. The children will get more opportunities to learn leadership skills, teamwork, organizing patterns and sharing with others through the experience gained in this project.Mr. Prasad Galhena, the Chairman – Sri Lanka Gem and Jewellary Authority is the key sponsor of this project.   Mr. Chinthaka de Silva and Mr.Ranjith Dissanayake also made donations, in kind to make this Little Library a success.  Mr.Roshan Gunawardena sponsored travel arrangements for CUP officials.

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CUP 23rd Little Library

Created on 06 April 2013

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CUP successfully opened their 23rd Little Library with the students of Lak Aruna Foundation at Hingurukaduwa, Monaragala on 06th April 2013.The concept of Little Library is to enhance the ability of reading among children and also to encourage them towards creative writing.The member students of the library organized the opening ceremony and they were able to perform their talents to the gathering.Mr. Dinesh Perera, Mr. Sabeer Iqbal and Mr. Prasad Galhena are the key sponsors of this project.   Mr. Chinthaka de Silva and Mr.Ranjith Dissanayake also made donations, in kind to make this Little Library a success.  Mr.Roshan Gunawardena sponsored travel arrangements for CUP officials.

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Sisu Diriya Scholarship - Supun Sampath

Created on 30 March 2013

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Supun Sampath studying in grade six at Sripali College, Horana qualified to be a beneficiary of Sisu Diriya Scholarship of CUP.

Ms. Gothami Perera, Tax Manager, S. R. Associates sponsors Supun. Ms. Gothami Perera handed over the first installment to Supun at a simple ceremony held at the National Gem & Jewellary Authority, Colombo on 30 March 2013.

CUP Officials Lal Saranapala - the President, Harsha Gomes – the Vice President, and Nadee Dissanayake - the Secretary, and the members Sunil Lakshmanasinghe, Nishanatha Perera, & Beverly Saranapala were also present at the event.

 

Sisu Diriya Scholarship - Chethana Samudini

Created on 30 March 2013

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Chethana Samudini Wickckramasinghe studying in grade six at Thakshila Maha Vidyalaya, Horana qualified to be a beneficiary of Sisu Diriya Scholarship of CUP.

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Sisu Diriya Schoarship

Created on 30 March 2013

Samadhi Varsha studying in grade four at S de S Jayasinghe Vidyalaya, Dehiwala qualified to be a beneficiary of Sisu Diriya Scholarship of CUP. Samadhi hopes to become a doctor. Mr. Michael Obeyesekere sponsors Samadhi. Mr. Justin Gamage handed over the first installment to Samadhi on behalf of his friend, Mr.Obeyesekere at a simple ceremony held at the National Gem & Jewellary Authority, Colombo on 30 March 2013. 

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CUP Fund Raising Project

Created on 27 March 2013

yodaya‘Yodaya and Pandithuma’ two children’s comics of veteran writer and artist S.A. Dissnayake, eventually developed into a book as a fund raiser for CUP, was launched on 27.03.2013 at Mahaweli Centre, Colombo.

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CUP 22nd Little Library to Mangalagama

Created on 16 March 2013

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CUP 22nd Little Library to Mangalagama The 22nd CUP Little Library was ceremoniously opened on 16th March 2013 at the community centre in Mangalagama, Batticaloa in the presence of a large gathering of happy & enthusiastic Children and their proud Parents & Well-wishers. 

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