Throughout each Inner Wheel Year members provide occasional treats for disadvantaged children. This year treats have included a tea-time treat for the children of Daya Niwasa, Children’s Day treats for the pupils of Kalugamuwa school & for the girls in the YWCA hostel in Kandy, in a joint project with the YWCA, 33 children and a few mothers spent the day in the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, most of them for the very first time.
The Inner Wheel Clubs of Kandy, Kandy Metropolitan, Katugastota and Matale launched their District Project on Childhood Cancer by meeting with a little boy with leukemia and his mother and giving her the first month’s funds for his treatment. An additional cash donation is also donated to the family each month for other expenses.
Gifted school stationary and other supplies to 25 pupils attending the YWCA’s English language classes.
Donated 23 pairs of custom-made prescription spectacles to students and staff members of a local school using high quality frames gifted by a member. The recipients eyes were tested free of charge at the Eye Clinic at the Centre for Handicapped and the cost of the lenses was met by members of the club. A…
Supported a Girls’ Home by providing a stall at a pre-Avurudu sale. The Club made it possible for a Girl’s Home near Kandy to showcase and sell products made by the girls during their vocational training classes.