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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 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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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.

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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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‘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 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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The CUP 21st Little Library was established at Sri Sanga Bodhi Sunday School, Singhe Udagama, Polonnaruwa. The aim of this project is to improve the reading habits and the creative writing among children. About 112 children of Sri Sanga Bodhi Sunday School will become the reader members who would immensely benefit from this Little Library.

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The twentieth Little Library was opened at Abbotsleigh Estate, Hatton on 16 February 2013. This event has been made possible with the support of Dr. & Mrs. Errol Baptist, Mr. Roshan Gunawardana, Mr. Sabeer Eqbal, Mrs. Rani Weerasooriya, Mr.Ranjith Dissanayake, Mr. Chinthaka de Silva and family and Miss.Pramada Nilanthi.


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Four designs were selected from many drawings received from our talented Sisu Diriya beneficiaries, which adorned the Greeting Cards done for the 2012 Season.

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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