Educate 33 children with disabilities in Sri Lanka

by E.A.S.E. Foundation
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Educate 33 children with disabilities in Sri Lanka
Educate 33 children with disabilities in Sri Lanka
Educate 33 children with disabilities in Sri Lanka

Project Report | Nov 23, 2022
E.A.S.E. Foundation Report Nov 2022

By Anoja Rajapatirana | Co-Founder

Happy "Deep" in School
Happy "Deep" in School

We are thankful that schools have not been closed due to Corona virus in the last several months.  E.A.S.E. Foundation  enrolled several new students,  “Deep” joined us a few months ago. According to his family he has never been considered an intelligent child by doctors, teachers or even his family. Sadly everyone treated him that way. Predictably at 19 years of age he was aggressive, destroyed furniture and banged his head violently.  We were of course delighted to welcome him. We told him that we knew he is very intelligent we spoke to him respectfully and worked with him in an age appropriate way.  Fortunately his family too were willing to adopt this new perspective.  Instead of preschool story books they read books meant for teenagers.  We have never had to deal with the negative behaviors the family spoke about.  As remarkable as the change in “Deep’s” behavior and demeanor is the change in the mother, she accompanies him to school with a happy, smiling face and tells the teacher a long list of positive things he has done. Since he is non-speaking we are also introducing an alternative communication system to him.

We are also glad that we were able, after a three year hiatus, to go on our annual beach trip.  Fortunately 15 young volunteers from an IT company joined us.  This was “Deep’s” first such trip. The family was so happy that he managed himself and enjoyed the day just like everyone else. Since at least one parent and a sibling join us for these trips we had a group of 75. The weather was perfect, the sea safely shallow, and everybody had a marvelous time. One student celebrated his birthday with cake and snacks for his friends, a bountiful lunch was also provided by E.A.S.E.  After lunch the volunteers provided music and the families sang and danced.  It was a great day.

GlobalGiving through its generous donors make our work possible. The entire E.A.S.E. family thank and bless all of you.

After Party at the Beach!
After Party at the Beach!
A perfect day at the beach
A perfect day at the beach
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E.A.S.E. Foundation

Location: Battharamulla - Sri Lanka
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Project Leader:
Anoja Rajapatirana
Battharamulla , Sri Lanka

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