07th October 2020 05:00:57 Hours
To coincide with the World Children’s Day, Sri Lanka Army General Service Corps (SLAGSC) troops awarded incentives to students learning at Colpetty St Michael College on Friday (2) where children from needy families are receiving education.
At the request of Colonel Commandant of SLAGSC, Major General Kumara Handunmulla, SLAGSC Seva Vanitha Unit (SVU) contributed to this charity event, considering needy nature of those families. Centennial Lion Club of Colombo at the request of Lieutenant Colonel C.S Demuni, Commanding Officer 1 SLAGSC offered assistance to the project.
Accordingly, Mrs Deepa Handunmulla, Chairperson, SLAGSC-SVU took part in the programme and distributed school bags, stationery sets and gifts to those deserving students. Special ration packs were also donated to their parents on account of the Elders' Day.
In parallel to the programme, an eye clinic was conducted by Sri Lanka Eye Association and a few lectures on the control of cancer and diabetes were also delivered to the gathering.
A musical show with dancing features, donation of sanitizers to the school for prevention from COVID-19 and a lunch treat offered to all children and parents by the SLAGSC-SVU brought the proceedings to end.