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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on The Donation Ceremony of the Siloam Centre for the Blind in Colombo on 21-08-2017. News

The Donation Ceremony of the Siloam Centre for the Blind in Colombo on 21-08-2017.

The Donation Ceremony of Disabled People Support Project by the Korean NGO was held on 21-08-2017 in the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute in Colombo. We were invited with the deaf trainees of the Agriculture Vocational Training Course and some Staff Members. This Korean NGO is sponsoring a part of our Agriculture Training Program. The Secretary[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Unique Sponsor Trip Around the World in a Privat Plane for the Dr. Reijntjes School for the Deaf. News

Unique Sponsor Trip Around the World in a Privat Plane for the Dr. Reijntjes School for the Deaf.

On July 28th 2017 a good friend of the Dr. Reijntjes School for the Deaf, started with his Tour Around The World in his Private Plane. His name is Karl Heinz Zahorski from Kiel, Germany. He started with his flight from Kiel, together with his co-pilot Karl. On August 5th they landed at the Katunayake[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on A “Fun Day” in the Deaf School on July 27, 2017. News

A “Fun Day” in the Deaf School on July 27, 2017.

It was a wonderful day on July 27th. Ten good friends from the Netherlands came to visit the Dr. Reijntjes School for the Deaf. That were Mrs. Nelda and Mr. Ties van Tuijl with their 2 children, partners and 4 grand children. The Deaf School organized a “Fun Day” with bouncy castles , pop corn[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on School drama, Volunteers and a Visit to the Temple, July 2017. News

School drama, Volunteers and a Visit to the Temple, July 2017.

There are two volunteers in our Deaf School. Sabine from Netherlands and Amr from Istanbul. They also participated in our last school drama session. Sabine and Amr also liked the dancing class with our artist/teacher Janaka. On Poya Day they joined our children to visit the temple.

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Poson Poya Day, June 8th, 2017. News

Poson Poya Day, June 8th, 2017.

Poson Poya is a very important Day in the History of Sri Lanka as the Buddhists remember on that day that Buddhism was brought from India to Sri Lanka 2600 years ago. King Tissa from Anuradhapura was the first Buddhist King. Most of the temples are beautifully decorated and a lot of people go to[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on One day Training Program at Mushroom Cultivation Centre is Ratmalana on 26-05-2017. News

One day Training Program at Mushroom Cultivation Centre is Ratmalana on 26-05-2017.

The deaf trainees of the Agriculture Course went on 26 May to the Mushroom Cultivation Centre in Ratmalana for a one day Training Course. It was an intensive program with films and practical parts. The students were very much interested and impressed. We will start soon with a mushroom cultivation unit in our school garden[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Prize Giving Program for Drawing Contest at Dehiwala for 8 of our deaf students, 27-05-2017 News

Prize Giving Program for Drawing Contest at Dehiwala for 8 of our deaf students, 27-05-2017

Last month a group of our pupils participated in a Drawing Contest from all the Deaf schools and Units in Sri Lanka. Eight of them were winning a prize. The ceremony of the prize giving was in Dehiwala. Two students got a first prize, two a second prize and the 4 others a third prize.[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Visit to Peradeniya Agriculture Department on 17-05-2017 News

Visit to Peradeniya Agriculture Department on 17-05-2017

MWith a team from our Deaf School we visited the Agriculture Department of the Peradeniya University. We got a lot of information, saw the vegetables plots, the bee keeping, fruit culture etc. We made an appointment to visit the place for a 2-day excursion with our deaf trainees in July. We also bought a lot[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Annual Sports Meet in Colombo, 18-05-2017 News

Annual Sports Meet in Colombo, 18-05-2017

The Annual Sports Meet, organized by the Social Services Department, was this time at the big Stadium close to Horana. The deaf pupils did the exercises very well to get good prizes. The day started early, as the bus arrived at 6.00 a.m. The breakfast, lunch and all the drinks and short eats were very[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Wesak Celebrations May 2017 News

Wesak Celebrations May 2017

his year we also celebrated the Wesak Festival with our deaf pupils. On Wesak the buddhists world wide remember the birth, enlightenment and death of Lord Buddha. The people decorate their houses with special lanterns and you can see everywhere beautiful decorated buildings and Wesak exhibitions about the life of Lord Buddha. Our deaf pupils[...]

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