Report on charity’s vital work during 2018 to improve young people’s lives in Sri Lanka.

 

Responding to the disaster, which resulted in 60,000 people being officially declared dead on the island with many more unaccounted for, they set up the Lotus Foundation to support affected families.
The charity has gone on to improve the life prospects of thousands of children and a busy 2018 is documented in its annual report.

January: assistance for 35 mother-supported families;  22 university student allowances; home lunch support; tuition support from grade six to GCSE and A-level.

February: Completion of computer courses by 40 students who received certificates from Daya Thayan; medical check-ups and eye examinations for 180 people; Daya and Sumi Thayan honoured as chief guests at Methodist Girls’ High School annual sports day.

March: Eye glasses issued to more than 50 students and older people in need of support; monthly allowance to mother-supported families; university student allowances; tutors’ fees.

April: Tuition support; allowance to mother-supported families; university student allowances; home lunch support.

May: Drinking water purification plant installed at Methodist Girls’ High School.

June: Eye glasses issued to Alvai area school students in need of support; computer certificates issued to 20 students.

July: Dry food supplies for 100 needy families; extra 50 young people receive university student allowance; assistance for mother-supported families; home lunch support; tuition support; computer classes.

August: Dry food supplies to 100 needy families; university student allowances for 72 young people; home lunch support; assistance for mother-supported families; tutors’ fees; Hartley Hostel charge; Methodist church Sunday school fees.

September: Dry food supplies to 100 needy families; university student allowances for 72 young people; home lunch support; assistance for mother-supported families; tutors’ fees; Hartley Hostel charge; Methodist church Sunday school fees.

October: Dry food supplies to 100 needy families; university student allowances for 72 young people; home lunch support; clothing for Deepavali Festival; assistance for mother-supported families; tutors’ fees; Hartley Hostel charge; Methodist church Sunday school fees.

November: Dry food supplies to 100 needy families; university student allowances for 72 young people; home lunch support; assistance for mother-supported families; tutors’ fees; Hartley Hostel charge; Methodist church Sunday school fees.

December: Dry food supplies to 100 needy families; university student allowances for 72 young people; home lunch support; assistance for mother-supported families; tutors’ fees; Hartley Hostel charge; Methodist church Sunday school fees; school stationery for single parents and orphaned students.

Publish date: 31/12/2018
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