Category Archives: Events 2007

Events 2007

We entered the YCS Competition for the first time in 2005. We learnt a lot with our win. We realised that English language, Internet facilities, knowledge in computer languages, etc. were limiting factors in entering such a competition and securing a win. One of the aims of the competition was to show that the field […]

Our teacher and founder of Lakaruna received the very valuable opportunity of travelling to India. Through the eIndia programme, the Dr. Saminadan Foundation had invited a group of active rural knowledge workers to visit India. In response to the invitation, experienced rural knowledge workers from Sri Lanka, Nepal, Philippines, Afghanistan and Kenya attended the programme. […]

We received the opportunity to participate in the Deyata Kirula educational exhibition held at the Bandaranaike Conference Hall from 1 sl to 9th February this year. The event commemorated the inauguration of His Excellency Mahinda Rajapakse as President of Sri Lanka. We had a stall reserved for us under the ICTA’s Nenasala and e-village project. […]

LearnAid is an organisation run with the collective effort of a group of Sri Lankans resident in Kuwait. Dr. Gamini Premadasa, its founder, and Mrs. Premadasa came to our village on February 17th• A ceremony that included songs and dances presented by the students and a number of other activities had been planned for him. […]

LearnAid is an organisation that gives us considerable help. Mr. Jayantha, one of its officials, who was employed in Kuwait visited us recently. He inquired about the activities of our organisation and was highly appreciative of the skills of our members.

Lakaruna started its links with LearnAid in 2006.This was an important development for us. LearnAid is a Kuwait-based organization that is involved in promoting education for under-privileged children. It was formed by a few Sri Lankans living in Kuwait and their friends from some other countries. LearnAid hashelped in the education of many deserving children […]

Our founder received a one-month full time training in computing offered by University of Colombo. The course was conducted under the sponsorship of Japan. It was well organisesd and helped our organisation a great deal. 18 participants including academic staff from all universities in Sri Lanka attended the training. Following a low-key opening event there […]

Our teacher and founder of Lakaruna received the very valuable opportunity of travelling to India. Through the eIndia programme, the Dr. Saminadan Foundation had invited a group of active rural knowledge workers to visit India. In response to the invitation, experienced rural knowledge workers from Sri Lanka, Nepal, Philippines, Afghanistan and Kenya attended the programme. […]