Name of School Medhankara
Date Visited November 09
School Info Ex Head of Horagampita. Great school with quite good facilities as the head seems good at getting grants and support. Has a library and home ec room etc.

Quite  poor area and children but school is well organised and level of English is good throughout.

Didn’t need anything in way of toilets or water.

Number and age range of pupils 282 students – Grade 1 -13 (6yr – 17yr)

145 boys

137 girls

Project required Project Information Quotation Status
Shoes for all students Head was keen on helping the children directly which none of the government grants do. So asked for shoes. £5 per pair Bought and supplied (Nov 09)
New uniform Girls – dresses / boys – shorts and shirts. £902.40 To be sponsored
New shoes and socks Girls white / boys black trainers. £1410 To be sponsored
New school bag Black ruck sack with HAT logo. £564 To be sponsored
Alternative to above is to  buy just a set amount of items per school. Attendance by some students is poor and this obviously shows in their results.  This rewards those who study hard and those that attend

school regularly. It does not discriminate and simply makes children try harder or attend school more often.

40 Sets


To be sponsored
Books/library If we purchase books we insist that a library system is applied so children can take books home. £100 – £400 To be Sponsored