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Sisu Diriya Scholarship - Poojani Senanayake

Udaya Bandara

Udaya-Bandara“Sisu Diriya” scholarship programme, one of the main projects of CUP, which offers financial support to needy students in their education, reached its '100th beneficiary' recently.

Students, selected based on their performance in education receive financial assistance for their education from grade 6 up to Advanced Level, by philanthropists who volunteer to sponsor a student.

Poojani Senanayake, a grade nine student of School for the Blind, Ratmalana became the lucky recipient of this generous scholarship and she is sponsored by Mr.Udaya Bandara, an Engineer at Edward & Christy Engineering (Pvt) Ltd.

A simple ceremony to mark this occasion was held at the BMICH on 23rd May 2014. The beneficiaries, their parents and CUP Officials, Lal Saranapala - President, Harsha Gomes - Vice President, Nadee Dissanayake - Secretary, Nishanatha Perera – Assistant Treasurer, Damayanthi Perera - Member were present at the event.

Update:With effect from August 2014, Poojani is sponsored by Mr.Nishantha Priyadarshana Ketekumbura.

The Children’s Upliftment Programme (CUP)

CUP was founded in May 2004 with the primary objective of building up the future of the younger generation of the country.


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