Eresha Bandara

Full Name: K.G. Eresha Sharmali Bandara

Home Address: 23, Kalegama, Nawa Medagama

Date of Birth: December 24, 1991

School or Educational Institute: Medagama College, Nawa Medagama

Grade or Academic Level: Grade 12

Educational Achievements and Extra Curricular Activities: G.C.E. (OL) exam (2007) - 2Bs, 1C, 5Ss, and 2W.

Family Details and Income:
Father: Ailing from a medical condition.
Mother: Deceased.
Siblings: Three brothers.
Other: An aunt (K.G. Podimenike) takes care of the family.

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

Scholarship Commenced on: July 2006

Donor(s): Shobana Radhakrishnan and Sundar Sankaran, Campbell, CA (from January 2008)
Nelum and Daya Weerakkody, Silver Spring, MD (from July 2006)

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

Pahansila Administrative Account: Commercial Bank, Grand Pass

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 guardian
Copy of OL exam results
Copies of the bank statements
Letter from project supervisor

Remarks from the Committee (current period): G.C.E. (OL) exam (2007) - 2Bs, 1C, 5Ss, and 2W. Classes were started for new academic year in June after releasing OL results. Therefore a letter from school authority regarding attendance was not submitted. 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: 47.4 average at the most recent term examination. School attendance is 94%. According to the project supervisor, Eresha is good at class work. Student has completed OL examination and awaiting results. As she is not engaged in an educational program, scholarship payments will not be made until she produce OL results and start schooling in 2008. A donor agreed to increase the scholarship amount to Rs.1000 per month from January 2008. 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.