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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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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Work Shop Knitting with Mrs. Yumiko from Japan on 18-05-2018. News

Work Shop Knitting with Mrs. Yumiko from Japan on 18-05-2018.

For the eldest deaf girls it was a special day as they attended the work shop “knitting “with Mrs.Yumiko, a friend from Japan, who was wearing a beautiful kimono. She brought all the materials and examples from Japan. They started early and after a while they understood the pattern and got enthusiast. There were 4[...]

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Wesak Celebrations April/ May 2018

This 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. People put up[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on New Year Games with the deaf pupils on April 5th, 2018. News

New Year Games with the deaf pupils on April 5th, 2018.

Like every year we organized also this year a nice morning with the deaf pupils for the traditional New Year Games on April 5th. Singhalese and Tamil New Year fall this year on April 13 and 14. The children enjoyed very much the different games like blowing balloons, musical chairs etc. But most exciting item[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Celebration of the birthday of Tineke de Silva (Founder / Principal) on 5 March 2018 News

Celebration of the birthday of Tineke de Silva (Founder / Principal) on 5 March 2018

This year it was again a very special birthday party. The deaf pupils had secretly made all kinds of beautiful presents for the big day during the last days. The result was beautiful. The decorations in the auditorium and in the office were done very nicely. The party started with the lighting of the oil[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on We celebrated the 34th anniversary of our Deaf School on February 2nd, 2018 News

We celebrated the 34th anniversary of our Deaf School on February 2nd, 2018

On Friday, February 2nd 2018 our Deaf School celebrated the 34th Anniversary. It was a very nice day for the Founder/Principal Tineke de Silva, together with the deaf students and staff members. The chief guest was Mrs. Ine Lems from Netherlands. It was celebrated with cake and short eats by the tea and after lunch[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Climbing of Adams Peak by deaf students on January 24/25, 2018. News

Climbing of Adams Peak by deaf students on January 24/25, 2018.

The annual climbing of the mountain Adam’s Peak (2250 mtr.) was again a nice trip for the eldest group of deaf students of the Dr. Reijntjes School for the Deaf. They left to Hatton round lunch time from where the climbing normally starts. First they took a bath in the river by the Kitulgala Rest[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on To the Estate by Mathugama on January 20 and 21, 2018. News

To the Estate by Mathugama on January 20 and 21, 2018.

The trainees from the Agriculture Course, together with their Instructor and teacher Manori, went on Saturday January 20 to the Estate for some work. They also did a cleaning up of the Training Buildings, who are almost ready for use, during their field work. It was a cosy day with a lot of fun, special[...]

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