<![CDATA['Arogya' Foundation for the Disabled - Recent Activities]]>Fri, 04 Mar 2016 10:36:46 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[The Opening Ceremony of Venerable Di Yin Information Technology Training Centre-Sri Lanka.]]>Thu, 31 Dec 2015 04:34:08 GMThttp://arogyafoundationlk.weebly.com/recent-activities/the-opening-ceremony-of-venerable-di-yin-information-technology-training-centre-sri-lankaThe Opening Ceremony was held on 1st of October in 2015 on request of Rev.Unapana Ariyadhamma Thero the Director General of Arogya Foundation of Sri Lanka with the guidance of Mr. Andy Soh in Singapore the adviser for Arogya Foundation with the financial support of Venerable Di Yin in Taiwan.
From this Organization the IT training will be given free of charge for the children with special name and we hope to give this service for the children with special needs in all Island.
Our Organization hope to categories the children according to their need train them under a special staff and after that direct them for various jobs throw different Organizations and we need the support of from the donors to give them a meal and milk free of charge.
Arogya foundation with the divisional secretariat together conducts this program and the divisional secretariat has promise to give a land free of charge to build the premises. The existing building that we are conducting the classes at the moment the spaces not enough we would like to thank Mr.Andy Soh and the other foreigners who have supported safer to make this program a success and we invite all others to be with us to make this a success.
The 1st registration done by the Divisional secretariat and opened by chef incumbent of Depaloka Viharaya most Venerable Mudunkotuwe Shanthasiri Thero and participated Divisional secretariat of Mrs.W.P.C.M.Upasena, Ingiriya Assistant Divisional Secretary of Mr.Prasad Perera, Mr.Gamini Dahanayaka, Mr.Sunil Jayakodi, Mr.Nandasena, Mr.Lilasena, Abedeera, Social Services Officer of Mis.Malika, Child Protection Officer of Mis.Ramya, Mr.Nimalarathna Priyantha, Computer Instructor of Mis.H.B.Yashodha Harshanie, Mr.Saman Pushpakumara.
<![CDATA[Buddhist Praying was held for Master Chow's 68 Birthday]]>Wed, 10 Jun 2015 23:55:53 GMThttp://arogyafoundationlk.weebly.com/recent-activities/buddhist-praying-was-held-for-master-chows-68-birthdayArogya foundation organized special donation program for the children ( 170 cancer patients in national cancer hospital in Sri Lanka). Mr. Tai chi Master Chow Cheong King in Singapore and his friends donated $1000 for the program. Rev Unapana Ariyadhamma Thero the director general of the Arogya foundation for the disabled and members of it participated for donation program on 1st of May 2015 and the special Buddha Pooja ( praying for the Lord Buddha) is going to be held on 2nd of May 2015 ( on Tai Chi Master's Birthday) at the Bodhirukkarama Temple at Ingiriya in Sri Lanka. ( Taking Photos of the cancer patients is prohibitten in National Cancer Hospital in Sri Lanka)
This function was organized by Rev. Unapana Ariyadhamma Thero the director general of Arogya Foundation for the disabled - Sri Lanka. This was held at Cancer Hospital Maharagama, Sri Lanka.
<![CDATA[Releasing of animal (Cow) from slaughter]]>Wed, 10 Jun 2015 23:46:24 GMThttp://arogyafoundationlk.weebly.com/recent-activities/releasing-of-animal-cow-from-slaughter
<![CDATA[The 9th Annual General meeting]]>Wed, 01 Apr 2015 23:51:13 GMThttp://arogyafoundationlk.weebly.com/recent-activities/the-9th-annual-general-meetingThe 9th Annual General meeting for Arogya Foundation for Disabled Sri Lanka was held on 1st April 2015 at Sri Bodhirukkharamaya and appointed the patrons office bearers and other official for this financial year. Commemorate  this event donations were given to the school children.
<![CDATA[WORLD CHILDEREN’S AND ELDERS’ DAY CELEBRATION - 1ST OCTOBER, 2013]]>Sun, 03 Nov 2013 04:30:13 GMThttp://arogyafoundationlk.weebly.com/recent-activities/world-childerens-and-elders-day-celebration-1st-october-2013The irony of this celebrative / commemorative  day  was exclusively secluded to children’s education and elders religious observances 

Arogya  Foundation for the Disabled commemorated  Children’s and Elders’ day on 5th October, 2013 at  Damana, Madana in the District of  Ampare, in the Eastern Province of  Sri Lanka in collaboration with  the  District Secretariat of Ampare.

The Commemoration cerebration headed by the Chief Incumbent  Rev. Kotagoda Gunananda Thero  of the Aloka  Raja Maha  Vihara was built  during the rule of king  Saddhatissa  in the village of Damana. This occasion  was associated by Rev. Unapana Ariyadhamma Thero Director General and Rev. Yushi Shimada  (Japan) Patron of the  Arogya Foundation for  the  Disabled  in Sri Lanka along with Mr. H.M.Jayantha Premalal  District Social  Service Officer -  Colombo,  Head Quarter Inspector and other officers of the Damana Police Station, Mr. Ajith Nishantha  Member of the Local Government,  Grama Seva Naladhari Mr. Udara Nilupul, Mr.  A.S.R.Abeykoon  President, Mr. A.M. Dharmapala  Vice Presidnt,  Mr. Nimal of the Samadhi Gramiya Elders Committee,  Mr. S. Kumara Dissanayake,  Deputy Post Master of Madana,  Mr. P.A.Gunawardana Assistant Secretary, Committee Members Mr. Nihal Vithanachchi, Mr. Chathuranga Bandara Yapa and  Mrs. Nayana Wickremasinghe  represented  the Arogya Foundation for the disabled and Dignitaries, Guests,  Invitees, donors, Elders who observed SIL and School Children living in  the village and participants.


This is a village subjected to a war zone disrupting daily living of  people who are  seeking a re-habilitation  process  to  become development partners of the society.  The Children’s dream to acquire knowledge and   literacy  to ensure family protection and self development of  their future becoming  true. Most significantly the day was secluded to commemorate both by the children and elders bind ties together to relay combined   life in a most religious   and peaceful  manner.                                                        


Children are the future developers.  Elders are those who guide them. 

Distribution of school books to children

School books for 106 students studying at schools in the Madana Village were presented by the Dignitaries and Invitees who graced  this ceremony to mark the children’s day and  encouraged  them in furthering their studies.  The books were donated by Mr. Nilantha Somasiri, an Executive of the Hatton National Bank Head Quarters in Colombo  and  Dr. (Mrs.) K.A.L.Dilani attached to the Teaching Hospital of the Colombo South, being the  Committee member and Secretary of the Arogya Foundation for the Disabled, respectively.  This meritorious social service act was graciously appreciated by the villagers of  Damana, Madana of the Ampara District in Sri Lanka.

Distribution of White cloths to Elders 

The  Samadhi Gramiya Elders Committee of the Damana, Madana village in the District of Ampara commemorated the elders day by observing SIL (called Prathipaththi Puja – maintaining Principles of Dhamma) at a ceremonial occasion held on the 5th of October, 2013  where  a uniform  clothing was presented by the Invitees. 

The contributors for donation of cloths and Sponsorship of Transport and Travel  were:

Mr. Prasanna Goluwella  - Foreign Journalist [ in Memory of late Mr. Sethuwa ( Grand Father), Mrs. Manchina (Grand Mother) Mr. K.M.Gunaratne (Cousin) ] , Mr. H.M.P.Herath Secretary of the Sri Jayawardanapura Supahan Foundation, Mrs. Kalyani Jayasinghe  at Pathiragoda, Mr. Sabestian at Nugegoda, Mrs. Mallika Samarakkody, Mrs. Sirimanna at Pathiragoda, Mrs. Malkanthi  Koswatte, Mrs. Gayani Samarasinghe, Mrs. Daya at Pathiragoda, Mr. Bandula Koswatte, Mr. B.G.Gunatilake, Mrs. Sonali Jayasinghe (Perera), Mr. Dulaksha Jayasinghe, Mrs. S.A.Sriya Kanthi, Mrs. Neelika Damayanthi, Attorney at Law Mr. Manoj, Mrs. Ramyawathie Dias at Piliyandala (In memory of late Dr. Vidiya Thilaka) Mr. Saminda Perera at Madiwela, Mrs. Kanchana Madusanjani at Madiwela, Mrs. K.G.N.Peris, Mr. Asoka Pushpakumara, Mr. Chamara Prasanna Mrs. Grace Fernando at Wijerama,
<![CDATA[MADAM LEONG SIEW YIN IN AMERICA AND SEVERAL OTHERS IN OVERSEAS DONATE SCHOOL BOOKS FOR CHILDREN LIVING IN CHILD CARE CENTRES AND CHILDREN’S SOCIATIES IN SRILANKA TO MARK THE OCCASION OF THE WORLD CHILDREN’S DAY]]>Wed, 02 Oct 2013 21:37:04 GMThttp://arogyafoundationlk.weebly.com/recent-activities/madam-leong-siew-yin-in-america-and-several-others-in-overseas-donate-school-books-for-children-living-in-child-care-centres-and-childrens-sociaties-in-srilanka-to-mark-the-occasion-of-the-world-childrens-dayPicture
In response to our appeal to face book friends Madam Leong siew yin and philanthropists in overseas donated note books and pens to the Arogya Foundation for distribution amon...g 250 destitute students living under the care of welfare centres and children societies in Sri Lanka.
The picture depicts the occasion when donations received by Rev. Unapana Ariyadhamma Thero the Director General of the Arogy Foundation for the Disabled was handed over to Mrs. Manoja Shyamali Perera the Child Rights Promoting Officer of the Kasbewa Divisional Secretariat. The presentation will take place on 4th October, 2013 at the celebration scheduled to mark the World Children’s day organized by the Divisional Secretariat, Kasbewa, in the Western Province of Sri Lanka.

<![CDATA[AROGYA FOUNATION PARTICIPATE AT THE WORLD CHILDREN’S DAY IN AMPARA ]]>Wed, 02 Oct 2013 21:33:12 GMThttp://arogyafoundationlk.weebly.com/recent-activities/arogya-founation-participate-at-the-world-childrens-day-in-amparaPicture
In response to our call for face book friends Dr. (Mrs) K.A.L.Dilani Secretary and Mr. Nilantha Somasiri Committee Member of the Foundation donated 500 exercise books to be distributed among 100 students living at most under privileged area of Madana, Damana in the District of Ampara in the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka, at the world children’s day celebration organized by the Divisional Secretariat of Ampara.

Shown in the picture is the occasion where the school books were handed over to the Rev. Unapana Ariyadhamma Thero the Director General of the Arogya Foundation for the Disabled - Sri Lanka by Dr. K.A.L.Dilani , attached to the Colombo South Teaching Hospital and Mr. Nilantha Somasiri an executive attached to the Hatton National Bank to be presented at the ceremony scheduled for the 5th of October, 2013 to mark the World children’s day in Ampara.

<![CDATA[FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO SLOW LEANER - MISS DEW THILANA SALOMY8 MALSHA PERERA FROM THE AROGYA FOUNDATION FOR THE DISABLED IN SRI LANKA]]>Thu, 06 Jun 2013 22:09:04 GMThttp://arogyafoundationlk.weebly.com/recent-activities/financial-assistance-to-slow-leaner-miss-dew-thilana-salomy8-malsha-perera-from-the-arogya-foundation-for-the-disabled-in-sri-lankaPicture
In response to the request made by the parents’ of the slow leaner Ms. D.T.S.Malsha Perera 14 years old, the Arogya Foundation for the Disabled in Sri Lanka financially assisted and donated books for the purpose of education.
The presentation was made by Most Venerable Udahamulle Saranapala Nayaka Thero and Rev. Unapana Ariyadhamma Thero the Director General of the Arogya Foundation at the 7th Anniversary of the Foundation held on 19th May, 2013, at the Nalandaramaya Buddhist Temple, Pathiragoda, Maharagama, Si Lanka.

<![CDATA[DONATION FROM Ms. LALANI PATHIRANA DOMICILED IN AMERICA FOR THE BENEFIT OF DISABLED ELDERS IN SRI LANKA]]>Thu, 06 Jun 2013 07:33:33 GMThttp://arogyafoundationlk.weebly.com/recent-activities/donation-from-ms-lalani-pathirana-domiciled-in-america-for-the-benefit-of-disabled-elders-in-sri-lankaPicture
The intention of the contribution of Rs: 10,000 by Ms. Lalani Pathirana was to transfer its merits to her Mother and the members of the family for wishing healthy life. Having placed that in mind the Foundation felt deem fit to re-donate this contribution to the ‘ Sri Lanka Buddhist Association for the Blind’ to partner in the process of transcribing the PIRUVANA POTH VAHANSE into BRAILLE for the first time in Sri Lanka benefitting Blind readers.

This priceless contribution was handed over by the Director General Rev. Unapana Ariyadhamma Thero of the Foundation and the Guest of Honour Ven. Yushi Shimada of Japan at the 7th Anniversary of the Arogya Foundation for the Disabled in Sri Lanka held on the 19th May, 2013 to Mrs. Biso Menike Marasinghe the President of the Sri Lanka Buddhist Association for the Blind.

This occasion was graced by the Most Ven. Udahamulla Saranapala Thero (The President), Mr. Hasanjith Kuruppuarachchi (Vice President), Dr. (Mrs.) K.A.L.Dilani (Secretary), Mr. Gamini Dahanayake (Treasurer), Mr. Upali Jayaratne (Asst. Secretary) of the Foundation and Mr. P.A.Gunawardana (Coordinating Secretary) of the Sri Lanka Buddhist Association for the Blind.

<![CDATA[FINANCIAL DONATION OF SLK RS: 10,000 FROM VENERABLE YUSHI SHIMADA OF JAPAN WHO WAS ALSO FELICITATED BY THE AROGYA FOUNDATION FOR THE DISABLED IN SRI LANKA FOR HIS SERVICES RENDERED]]>Thu, 06 Jun 2013 07:30:26 GMThttp://arogyafoundationlk.weebly.com/recent-activities/financial-donation-of-slk-rs-10000-from-venerable-yushi-shimada-of-japan-who-was-also-felicitated-by-the-arogya-foundation-for-the-disabled-in-sri-lanka-for-his-services-renderedPicture
Ven. Yushi Shimada (Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy – SLBA) of Japan graced the occasion as the Guest of Honour at the 7 th Annual General Meeting held on 19th May, 2013 at the Nalandaramaya Buddhist Temple, Pathiragoda, Maharagama, Sri Lanka.

A financial assistance of SLK Rs: 10,000 from Rev. Yushi Shimada of Japan for the implementation of the proposed project of Establishment of the health Centre for the sick monks and Disabled children in Sri Lanka was meritoriously accepted.

He was appointed as a Patron of the Foundation in consideration of his unblemished record of participation and support so far extended.

In appreciation of the services rendered to the Foundation he was felicitated ceremonially presenting a statue of Lord Buddha by Most Ven. Udahamulle Saranapale Nayake Thero the President of the Foundation. Among the gathering Rev. Unapana Ariyadhamma Thero the Director General of the Foundation was also present at this occasion.