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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Christmas Party with Santa Claus for the deaf children on November 21st, 2017. News

Christmas Party with Santa Claus for the deaf children on November 21st, 2017.

This year we had an early Christmas Party in the Deaf School. All the students were looking forward to this event. The auditorium was beautiful decorated with Christmas items made by the students. The Christmas tree and a Christmas stall were also made by the deaf pupils. When Santa Claus arrived he danced with the[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Visit of Siloam Team from Korea for Agriculture Project, 13-12-2017 News

Visit of Siloam Team from Korea for Agriculture Project, 13-12-2017

Twice a year the members of the Siloam Center for the Blind Foundation from Seoul are visiting us for an evaluation of the Agriculture Project. They sponsor 90 % of the salary of the Instructor for this Project. They were very happy to see the progress of this Vocational Training Project for deaf youth. Also[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Concert by the deaf students during Parent’s Day on 7-12-2017 Uncategorized

Concert by the deaf students during Parent’s Day on 7-12-2017

For several weeks the deaf children were exercising for the concert on the last school day. The auditorium was beautiful decorated by the staff and pupils with the Christmas Tree on the back ground. The children looked beautiful in their dance dresses. The drama dance of our art/dance teacher Janaka, brought all the parents in[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Mr. A.G.Lakshman Perera, Treasurer of the School Trust, passed away. News

Mr. A.G.Lakshman Perera, Treasurer of the School Trust, passed away.

On December 4th, 2017, Mr. Lakshman Perera, the Treasurer of the Dr. Reijntjes School for the Deaf Trust, passed away. We remember him as a friendly, hard working person, who guided the School Trust in Sri Lanka with dedication for 8 years. He visited the Deaf School frequently and loved the deaf children. We will[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Two day’s training in the Mathugama Estate with the deaf Agriculture Students ( Nov. 2017) News

Two day’s training in the Mathugama Estate with the deaf Agriculture Students ( Nov. 2017)

With staff and deaf trainees we went on November 17 to the Estate, a journey of more than two hours. For most of them it was their first visit to the plantation. It was a beautiful bright day and the students enjoyed the environment, the climbing of the big rocks, the water streams full of[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Sport’s Meet for handicapped, organized children by Lions Club on November 11th, 2017. News

Sport’s Meet for handicapped, organized children by Lions Club on November 11th, 2017.

Our annual sport’s meet from the Lions Club was very well organized and our deaf children enjoyed it very much. Also this year our Deaf School got most of the first prizes in all the events. The children came back very tired with a lot of presents and nice memories!

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Excursion to the Agriculture Institute in Homagama on October 27, 2017. Uncategorized

Excursion to the Agriculture Institute in Homagama on October 27, 2017.

The trainees of our Agriculture Training Course, with staff members, visited a beautiful Agriculture Institute in Homagama. We made the appointment in advance and it was nice to see that they were ready to receive our group. It was a very educative day with a lot of information what is very useful for their study.

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Visit of Mrs. Marion Winter from Nuremberg, Germany on 9-10-2017 News

Visit of Mrs. Marion Winter from Nuremberg, Germany on 9-10-2017

After 4 years Mrs. Marion Winter from Germany visited us again. She brought hearing aids, ear moulds, batteries and a gadget to clean the ear drums of the deaf children. The elder pupils still could remember her, when she was here with her husband Thomas. She did a very good hard job and was training[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Visit to an Agricultural Exhibition in Kalutara on 26-09-2017 News

Visit to an Agricultural Exhibition in Kalutara on 26-09-2017

The trainees of our Agriculture Course with another group of our deaf children visited the Agricultural Exhibition in Kalutara. It was opened by the Sri Lankan President on 25 September. There was a lot to see, to learn and to enjoy! After some heavy showers luckily it was dry.

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