The long term objective of the organization is to donate this rain forest back to the society with a mechanism that schools and universities in the area will protect and manage the rain forests which are disappearing fast in the current context.
Donation of books for the school library was held on the 13th Morning at the school premises with the participation of all the teachers, students and our team. The books were officially handed over to the Principal and the students by Mr Nishan Jinasena & team members at the ceremony. Mr Principal addressed the people and mentioned about the specialty of this initiatives in building the next generation. In fact he extend his heartiest gratitude to Dr Tissa Jinasena for his invaluable involvement to the school for the development of the students. After the inaugural meeting, the team visited the library as to understand the prevailing condition of its operations. Reading practices of the students have been aligned with their class education strategically in giving marks based on the number of books they refer during a term and the evaluation of knowledge they gain from the reading. The efforts and the results of the reading practices of the students are rewarded quarterly in terms of strengthening the effort up to a habit which would last the impact with the students. A special register is maintained by the librarian as to monitor students reading. They clearly maintain inventories of library assets and the books will be inventoried in due course.
The Tissa Jinasena Foundation has been continuously providing support since 27.05.2017 to the areas affected and families displaced by the flooding and landslides as a result of the adverse monsoon weather conditions of 2017. Accordingly, necessities such as dry rations, water, medicine, and sanitary goods have been distributed to the families in the following areas Thihagoda Divisional Secretariat, Akurassa and surrounding areas, Matara, Kamburugamuwa and surrounding areas such as Bandaththara, Nadugala, Wallathota, Kottawaththa, Ukgoda, Kandawala.
Dr. Deshabandu Kularathne, a doctor of indigenous medicine from Aliyaapathuwa Anuradhapura has dedicated his life’s work to eradicating the widespread Chronic Kidney Disease which has become a major concern to the Sri Lankan population. He established the “Suwa Udana Hela Weda Gedara” in the year 2000 giving new meaning to the practice passed down from generation to generation and igniting hope of a new lease of life among patients affected by the disease.