Damith Bandara

Full Name: C.M.S.G. Damith Madushanka Bandara

Home Address: 17, Medagama, Nawa Medagama

Date of Birth: June 4, 1994

School or Educational Institute: Medagama College, Nawa Medagama

Grade or Academic Level: Grade 9

Family Details and Income:
Father: Deceased.
Mother: D.M.H.G. Seelawathie Kumari. Works at a garment factory.
Siblings: One brother and one sister. Brother is 5 years younger and schooling. Sister is 7 years younger.

Student's Bank Account: People's Bank, Dehiattakandiya

Scholarship Commenced on: July 2006

Donor(s): Nelum and Daya Weerakkody, Silver Spring, MD

Monthly Scholarship Amount: Rs.1000 from January 2008
Rs.500 from July 2006

Pahansila Administrative Account: Sampath Bank, Kandy

Project Supervisor:
Mangalika Rupasinghe,
Vice Principal, Medagama College,
Nawa Medagama.

Phone: (94) 27 490 0576

Reports and Documents Received: Letter from the scholarship recipient
Letter from the parent
Letter from school authority
Copy of the class report
Copies of the bank statements
Letter from project supervisor

Remarks from the Committee (current period): Obtained an average mark of 74.17 at the 2008 first term exam. School attendance - 86/90 days. From January 2008 project was transferred to an Interim Committee under Pahansila General Coordinating Committee (PGCC) from US West Chapter. Recommend to continue the scholarship in 2009.

Previous Remarks:
2007 July - December: 63.4 average at the most recent term examination. School attendance is 92%. According to the project supervisor, Damitha is good at class work. The donor agreed to increase the scholarship amount to Rs.1000 per month from January 2008. The student participated at the meeting held in Dehiattakandiya for Pahansila recipients with his mother. Project will be transferred to Interim committee from 2008 January.

2007 January - June: Recommend to continue the scholarship and increase the scholarship amount to at least Rs.1000 ($10) per month.