Scholarships

Scholarships For Underprivileged Students

The principle of Loresho Primary School, Mrs. Rose, visited Bhante Wimala with a request for financial assistance for two academically gifted students to enable them to attend high school in 2010. Although the students Elizabeth and Bradley had passed their examinations with distinction they were unable to further their education because their families could not afford the school tuition.   full story...

Scholarships for Two Children

As part of our humanitarian efforts in Africa we are doing many small things to help the needy. Recently we were able to help a boy and a girl who were denied admission to school because their parents could not pay the school fees.   full story...

Three More Girls Receive Scholarships

In 2002 we started a scholarship program to help the most needy underprivileged girls to continue their education.

In the last two years, we have given five university scholarships and seven college and high school scholarships to girls from Africa and Sri Lanka.   full story...

Scholarships For Girls

In 1995, a scholarship program founded by Bhante Wimala successfully assisted fifty boys and girls in furthering their education. In a recent phone conversation, Bhante revealed what compelled him to start a scholarship project specifically for girls. "I quite often come across girls working as servants or gardeners, many times working for nothing or perhaps for food. From personal experience I know girls do not get the same opportunities as boys for education."   full story...

Simple Deeds That Can Changes Lives

According to the Joint United Nations Program on AIDS, by the beginning of 2003 there will be 42 million people in the world living with HIV or AIDS. Within approximately 10 years we can expect another 45 million people to get infected. In Africa alone, about 55 million people could die over the next two decades if they don't get treatment. Asia, which contains over half of the world's population, is on the verge of becoming the world's largest AIDS epidemic.   full story...