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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Ceremony of the NVQ Level 3 Certificate Distribution in Agriculture, 30-11-2018. News

Ceremony of the NVQ Level 3 Certificate Distribution in Agriculture, 30-11-2018.

All the parents of the deaf pupils were invited for the occasion of the handing over of the NVQ 3 Certificates in Agriculture to the deaf Trainees. Our Chief Guest this day was H.E. Mrs. Joanne Doornewaard, the Ambassador for the Kingdom of the Netherlands. She is also the Patron of our Deaf School. Prof.[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Celebrating the International Day of the Child on 1-10-2018. News

Celebrating the International Day of the Child on 1-10-2018.

We had a nice day on October 1st in our Deaf School. In the opening of the day discussion with the deaf children we asked them what this day means to them. In big lines they told that they are happy in this School, they learn a lot and their best friends are in this[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Visit of the DABAL Group from UK in our Deaf School on 25-09-2018. News

Visit of the DABAL Group from UK in our Deaf School on 25-09-2018.

On September 25th we got visitors from England: Lord Colin Low of Dalston CBE, the Patron of DABAL, Lady Low, Mrs. Nadani Welikala and other members of DABAL Lord and Lady Low visited Sri Lanka for the first time and were very much interested in the work in our Deaf School. Special our Agriculture Project[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Visit to Agriculture Exhibition at District Training Center Homagama on Sept. 7th, 2018. News

Visit to Agriculture Exhibition at District Training Center Homagama on Sept. 7th, 2018.

The Agriculture Trainees of our Deaf School went on 7th September to an Agriculture Exhibition in the District Training Center in Homagama. They could experience a lot of new plants and garden decorations. In this exhibition they also had a husbandry exhibition with cows, pigs, chicken etc. They enjoyed the day and learned a lot!

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on A cleaning up (Shramadana) of the school garden with the parents for the new School Term on Sunday, September 2nd, 2018. News

A cleaning up (Shramadana) of the school garden with the parents for the new School Term on Sunday, September 2nd, 2018.

A big group of the parents arrived after the holidays on Sunday morning at 9 a.m. with their deaf children to clean up the school garden. In most of the schools in Sri Lanka they ask the help of the parents because of the dengue fever problem. Infected mosquitos who lay their eggs in water.[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Nice events in July 2018. News

Nice events in July 2018.

Mudithe de Silva celebrated his birthday on July 20. We were lighting the oil lamp and cutting the cake. On July 24 Caroline and Tom from the Netherlands arrived in the School. Caroline is a volunteer who came now for the third time. We had a surprise “Fun Day” organized for them on July 25th.[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Excursion with the Agriculture Trainees to an Agriculture Exhibition in Horana on 7-07-2018. News

Excursion with the Agriculture Trainees to an Agriculture Exhibition in Horana on 7-07-2018.

The 8 trainees with 3 staff members went on 7-07-2018 to Horana to a big Agriculture Exhibition. It is a huge place of 400 acres with vegetables, fruit trees, bees, strawberries etc. It was a very good experience for all of them and they enjoyed it very much.

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Annual School Trip on 5th July, 2018 News

Annual School Trip on 5th July, 2018

This year the Annual School Trip was planned for July 5th. We left at 7 a.m. and first brought a visit to the Bandaranaike International Airport. When we arrived everything was arranged for an excursion through the whole Airport. The first point was the security check for all, after that the place where the suit[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Field Training Program in Estate with the Agriculture Trainees from 25 to 27 of June, 2018. News

Field Training Program in Estate with the Agriculture Trainees from 25 to 27 of June, 2018.

Eight trainees went on 25th of June, together with 3 staff members, to the Estate for special Field Work. The first day they had to pluck tea like a real tea plucker. That was complete new for them. In theory they knew everything, but this was different! The second day they had to learn everything[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on One Day Visit to the Estate with the School Trust Members and their spouses, 1-07-2018. News

One Day Visit to the Estate with the School Trust Members and their spouses, 1-07-2018.

For two years we talked about it, to visit one day together the Estate. In the last Board Meeting we planned the date and it happened. On Sunday, July first we went together to Meegahathenne, Mathugama, where the Estate is located. It felled like a school trip, everybody was in a good mood and enthusiast.[...]

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