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Drawing Contest October 1st, 2021.

Drawing Contest October 1st, 2021. Ekmi and Shenali, two of our deaf pupils, received the first and second prize with a drawing contest, organized by the Rotaract Club of Colombo, for the International Children’s Day 2021. We are very proud and happy with the results! Ekmi Kaveesha Shenali Sathsarani

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Newsletter September 2021.

Newsletter September 2021.   This whole month there was a lockdown in the country and the schools could not reopen. There were still 4000 corona cases per day and 220 corona deaths at the beginning of September. We heard that one of the mothers, one of our deaf children and a teacher also got corona.[…]

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Newsletter July/August 2021

Newsletter July/August 2021 On April 28th. All schools in Sri Lanka suddenly closed due to the high infection rates of Covid-19. The corona situation in Sri Lanka is still a cause for concern. Fortunately, 14 million Sri Lankans have already had their first corona jab and 4 million both injections. But the hospitals and quarantine[…]

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Newsletter May/June 2021.

Newsletter May/June 2021. Unfortunately, all schools in Sri Lanka were still closed in May and June. It is not yet known when they will reopen. Fortunately, the number of infected cases of Covid-19 has decreased drastically. At the end of June, however, this was still an average of 1500 infections and 50 deaths per day.[…]

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Newsletter April 2021

Newsletter April 2021 At the beginning of April, Nuwan, our new agriculture teacher, started to further develop our vegetable land and involve the deaf students in this. Most of the children come from the countryside and are very interested. New Agriculture Instructor. In Sri Lanka and India, the Sinhalese and Tamil New Year was celebrated[…]

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Newsletter March 2021

Newsletter March 2021 March was a month full of birthdays! First up was Founder / Principal, Mrs. Tineke De Silva on March 5th. This day was celebrated extensively with the planting of 2 fruit trees, lighting the oil lamp, cutting the cake and with original homemade gifts from the deaf children. This year the oldest[…]

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Newsletter February 2021

Newsletter February 2021 Fortunately, the students came last January back to school and we could start again with the curriculum. The afternoon cooking, handicraft and drawing lessons, everything could continue normally, except for the dance lessons and sports. The children thoroughly enjoyed themselves after being home for a few months. kookles On February 2, our[…]

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Newsletter January 2021

Newsletter January 2021 The new year started with a visit of 3 Buddhist monks to our School for the Deaf on January 2. The staff members helped to offer them lunch in the traditional way. Visit Monks The staff members have already started preparations to make all school buildings corona proof. The Health Service was[…]

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