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Sisu Diriya Scholarship - Udan Kanchana


“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.

Udan Kanchana, a grade eight student of School for the Blind, Ratmalana became the lucky recipient of this generous scholarship and he is sponsored by Mr.Sabeer Iqbal, Managing Director, Rush Builders (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.

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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