Kirimetiyawa Vidyalaya host school of Richmond College
Richmond College, Galle had selected Kirimetiyawa Vidyalaya in
Kebethigollewa in the Anuradhapura district as its host school as part
of the Education Ministry's Schools Hospitality Service Programme for
inter school exchange of friendship and experiences, launched to
coincide with the 2012 Deyata Kirula Exhibition.
The tutorial staff, students and the Richmond College OBA donated
goods worth Rs 300,000 to the Kirimetiyawa Vidyalaya as part of this
host programme yesterday (April 5). The package included school
equipment, textiles, nutritious food items, fruits and shoes.
Richmond College also hoped to provide books for the school library,
sports gear needed by students in Grades 1 to 5, organize a foster
parent scheme for the benefit of 31 selected students, conduct medical
camps for the benefit of the student and teacher population in the
school and repair school buildings and spruce them up, said Richmond
College Principal E.M.S. Ekanayake in a press release yesterday.