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Sisu Diriya Scholarship - Poornima Madhushani


“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.

Poornima Madhushani, a grade eight student of Sri Rathanapala Maha Vidyalaya, Anamaduwa became the lucky recipient of this generous scholarship and she is sponsored by Ms.Menuka Nilakshi, works as a nurse at Nawaloka Hospital, Colombo.

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.

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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