SCHOLARSHIPS FOR TSUNAMI AFFECTED CHILDREN
SLQS UAE launched a programme to help Tsunami affected children in the Southern Province (Matara and Galle) of Sri Lanka owing to the financial donations received from it’s members and generousÂ organizations. Under this programme 30 students who lost one parent or both receive Rs.1000/= per month starting from December 05 until they leave school or up to a maximum of 5 years period which ever comes first.
Matara Branch of the Sri Lanka Scout Association is managing the scholarship programme under SLQS guidance.
The event was inaugurated on 10th December 2005 with a charm ceremony held at Matara Pamburana Shariputtha Maha Vidyala.