Educational Assistance to Economic Crisis& War – Affected Poor Children in Northern Province of Sri Lanka 2022/23- Funded by: Caritas Korea


Coaching Seminars for the Grade 5 Scholarship students were held on 5th  and 7th Nov’22 at J/Urumpirai RCTM School and J/St.James Girls’ School respectively.  These seminars were organised by HUDEC-Caritas Jaffna.  Mr. N. Geethapongalan, Teacher conducted the seminars.

43 students participated at J/Urumpirai RCTMS and 65 Students participated at J/ St.James Girls’ School.  These students are from Gurunagar J/ St.James Girls’ School 33, J/ St.James Boys’ School 13, J/Columbuthurai St. Joseph’s Vidyalayam 14 and Passiyoor Girls’ School 5.

The Resource persons revised the subjects in Grade 3, 4 & 5 through the PowerPoint presentation for the students to comprehend easily.  In the second half of the seminar IQ papers were given to each student and the Gr. 5 Scholarship Teachers as a practice examination.  The students were guided how to select the suitable answer within a timeframe given.

Revd. Fr. S. Eugene Francis, Director HUDEC-Caritas Jaffna, School Principals Mr. Mahindan and Mr. A. Mariyathasan, Miss. Nithila Mariampillai, Programme Manager, Miss. Dorin Kawsalya, Finance Officer and Mr. Nishanthan Staff HUDEC-Caritas Jaffna participated.

Caritas Korea funded this seminar through the National Centre, Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC.