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Old 21-08-10, 11:53 PM
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Ajit F. Perera MSLIM, Certified Professional Marketer (Asia Pacific), FACPM (Founder)
Chairman, Kidney Transplant Support Foundation
Member, National Kidney Foundation of Sri Lanka
Council Member, International Federation of Kidney Foundations
Managing Director, Gas Conversions (Private) Ltd.
Fmr. President, The Auto Gas Association of Sri Lanka
Fmr. President, Asia Pacific Marketing Federation (APMF) CPM Society
Co-Founder / Fmr. President Association of Certified Professional Marketers (ACPM) & ACPM (SL)
Fmr. Vice President, Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing
Fmr. Committee Member, Ceylon Chamber of Commerce
Life Member, Sri Lanka Institute of Directors
Life Member OPA, (Organisation of Professional Associations of SL)
Member, Campus Board, University of Colombo
Hony. Member, Hospital Committee, De Soysa Hospital for Women

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The Donor Programme: What it’s all about

The National Organ Donor Programme, launched by the Kidney Transplant Support Foundation (KTSF) founded by Ajit F. Perera in collaboration with the National Kidney Foundation of Sri Lanka headed by Dr. A.M.L. Beligaswatte, a former Director-General of Health Services, will provide patients without donors an opportunity of getting a kidney from a non-related, anonymous donor.

It will enable altruistic persons from across the country to donate a kidney while alive, as well as others to pledge one or both kidneys to be harvested when they die, said Mr. Perera. “The programme is unique because there is no other in the state or private sectors and patients with renal failure are left to their own devices to find a kidney.”

The donor programme hopes to create a greater availability of organs for needy patients, saving many lives and also easing the pressure on the existing dialysis system. Although more than 1,000 dialysis machines are needed, Sri Lanka has fewer than 200 in both the state and private sectors, he pointed out.

Initially, a website with a donor database has been developed to enable potential donors to register themselves by filling a form and registering at 20 main hospitals with computers and internet facilities. This facility is to be expanded to cover online registrations. Later donors will also be able to register when applying for driving licences at the Department of Motor Traffic or identity cards under a new project by the Department of Registrations of Persons. Thereafter, both the driving licence and the ID of donors will have heart-shaped icons, he said.

Explaining how it will work, Mr. Perera said once the database is launched, no sooner a “live” donor or a donor who prematurely becomes “eligible” for harvesting a kidney due to becoming “brain dead” after an accident is found, the hospital staff will enter the data into the system and an immediate matching of blood and HLA typing with patients on the database needing a transplant will be done.

Once the “best match” is identified the relevant teams would be alerted. The computer systems will be introduced with the support of Information & Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA), while M/s Golden Key Software Solutions have already developed the web-based database free of charge.

What is renal failure?

When the kidneys fail to remove the waste from a person’s body and purify the blood, it is called renal or kidney failure. Those suffering from renal failure fall into two categories – ‘acute’ renal failure and ‘chronic’ renal failure.

While patients with ‘acute’ renal failure require dialysis machine only for a short period as the kidney rejuvenates itself, those with ‘chronic’ renal failure require haemodialysis up to thrice a week for life or until they undergo a kidney transplant.

Renal failure has now been identified as a significant health issue not only causing disability but also death and mostly among people who are at the peak of their lives, being breadwinners for their families.





Lanka KTSF wins award

The Kidney Transplant Support Foundation (KTSF) of Sri Lanka established by Ajith F. Perera was the winner of the first award of the International Federation of Kidney Foundations (IFKF) to honour its Founder Prof. Joel D. Kopple of the United States of America, at its 11th meeting held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia recently.

Prof. Miguel Reilla, IFKF President & Council Member International Society of Nephrologists, Marianne Vannegoor, Member of the Jury which selected the first award recipient, Ajit F. Perera, Chairman, Kidney Transplant Support Foundation and Prof. Joel D. Kopple, Founder, IFKF

IFKF is an international body comprising 61 federations spread across 44 countries with eminent personalities in the kidney world, not only social workers but also consultant nephrologists and surgeons being members. The KTSF of Sri Lanka was presented the award for "their innovative development of a critically needed National Organ Donor Programme in Sri Lanka".

During the short span of one year that the National Organ Donor Programme has been in existence, it has been directly responsible for a few cadaveric transplants. Nine live donors on its register are being evaluated for transplant while more than 1,000 wishing to donate their kidneys after death are also on it.

On his return from Malaysia with the award, KTSF Chairman Ajith F. Perera said the foundation had exhausted the little funding it got from the World Bank grant given through the Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA).

"If we don't get anymore funding, the KTSF will face a sad plight, having no option but to wind down operations," he stressed, appealing for public donations.

For more information please contact Mr. Perera on Tel: +94-112-824373 / +94-115-553890/1; Fax: +94-112-824373; Mobile: +94-722-247236 or write to: 465/24, Ranasinghe Mw, Pepiliyana, Sri Lanka.

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Old 21-08-10, 11:55 PM
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Default Mr. Wilmot A. Perera is Ajit F Peera's father.

Our Prathishtacharya : Mr. Wilmot A. Perera


It is my humble duty to devote a chapter specifically to Mr. Wilmot A Perera. His continued determination was always to bring about changes and enhancement of the quality of common people’s lives. As students, we saw this quality from his activities all the time. If Mr. Perera had come across something special, something novel, in his well spread out circle of friends around Sri Lanka, he saw to it to arrange that article/equipment/new tech innovation technology to Sri Palee. This was his way to inspire teachers and the young minds to observe new developments in technology. Let me tell you a story - once he arranged to bring an RCA tape recorder (Revere) to 1955-56 “Mela”. It was a fascinating center of attraction to the visitors at the Carnival. Mr. Helapitage took over the tape recorder and tested with us. We as science students arranged a stall – “Record Your Voice”. There was a long queue of visitors to try the voice test. It was the first time in Horana or at Sri Palee that the visitors saw a tape recorder in operation. We as students were very energetic in handling the basic operations and today we are so proud about it – and we are so humble for that experience we gained of that technical “exercise” of Mr. Perera. On another occasion he brought a slide projector to Sri Palee, and a slide show was organized by his good friend Mr. Wimalasekera (Wewala Scout Camp Boss). Mr. Wimalasekera had collected the photos of his visit to America and Hawai, and arranged this slide show for Sri Palee students on one evening around 7.00 pm. It was attended by student hostellers and day scholars from the neighbourhood.

In a narration of Sri Palee Prathishtacharya Mr. Wilmot Perera, the next personality we should remember to recall is Mrs. Esmi Perera - beloved wife of Mr. Perera. In fact, the Sri Palee logo - sun, mountain and the artistic creation is a copyright of Mrs. Perera. She had over the years granted Mr. Perera the encouragement and the support needed to launch “project Sri Palee”. The Merriam Websters Dictionary defines a lady as : “A female member of refinement and gentle manners. ”. Mrs. Esmi Perera is a perfect matching for this definition. I have had the honour and the privilege of the association of her at times during our formative days. She was a very generous personality by words and deeds in proving richness means more than a rupee rich. I saw evidence - she had mastered the phrase: “Do not forget the lesser privileged”. Thank you very much Madam Esmi Perera. We copy that statement well and truly today and practice it too.

Their daughter – Enoka was a picture of health and as a young lass, had all the necessary accomplishments and continued her education at Sri Palee shifted to a Colombo school probably when she was about to sit for her SSC. Later she got married to Mr. Ashoka Pieris, Director – De Soysa & Company (Management Consultancy Firm). He too was a simple and a class of a gentleman who supported Sri Palee activities as a moral obligation. He was also seen as an active senior member who managed the infrastructure developments of Sri Palee and carnival – mela. They had a son and a daughter.

Mrs. Enoka Pieris, once came to my office to invite me for the daughter’s wedding. A very sincere happy remark she made about my placement in Uni Walkers still echoes in my mind. Her son Desala Perera is too a businessman who manages their estates.

We are sad that we miss both Mr. Ashoka and Enoka Pieris. Mr. Ajit F Perera is Mr. Wilmot Perera’s son who is also a businessman – manages a company and also functions as a board member in the Sri Palee Trust.



Re-focusing on Mr. Wilmot Perera and Sri Palee Developments, his way of developing to bring about society improvements and upgrades was through the upliftment of student minds at Sri Palee. His vision was that the educated student population will achieve their full potential and realize their dreams. This exercise of developing students will continue to produce useful citizens to take responsibility with knowledge and courage, to takeover control of activities of the society.

We are certain today to accept the norm of Mr. Perera kept to a precision track with Gurudev Ravindranath Tagore’s universal phrase of “Life’s aspirations come in the guise of children”
Diverse Achievements

Mr. Perera had his own group of estates in and around Horana, Ratnapura, Kalutara etc. He was an energetic Entrepreneur among other specialist capabilities. In his Hegalla Group – Horana, there was a tea factory and a rubber factory operating separately. I have seen at times “he was walking in the tea estate with a baton in his hand with the Superintendent of the estate”. In the afternoon he was typing in his office till late evenings. He had a passion for work, and he encouraged people with passion all the time. His tea factory produce was famous for low country quality tea .

His rubber factory was producing special crepe rubber in 1950’s . Switching over from sheet rubber manufacturing to crepe rubber manufacturing was an industrial revolution in that era. I have witnessed the head bass of the estate factory as a very versatile person as he was turning out Iron Trusses from angle iron sections interpreting the blue print drawings by himself. He had only a couple of workmen to assist him. They completed the trusses and applied red anti-corrosive paint. I remember that scene even today. These trusses were later assembled at Sri Palee for the roof structure of “Arundathi” Hall. There were many high calibre passion driven personalities who really provided the infrastructure needs of “Institution Sri Palee” from his Hegalla Group/Estates.

Mr. Perera had his Bungalow in the “Hegalla” estate prior to his shifting to “Layan” the Chinese Architecture Bungalow in Sri Palee - Kapugala kanda. I attribute these sentences as a tribute to those hard working personalities of “Hegalla Group” who comprised of an unseen team behind Mr. Perera in the fulfillment of tasks for Sri Palee.

by K.N.G.



Extract of a letter dated 9th August 2006 addressed to The Warden, Dr David Ponniah by Ajit F Perera.

"Although my father the late Wilmot A Perera was a distinguished Royalist and a Statesman, he in his wisdom decided that his only son should attend S Thomas. I was always grateful for that decision and never regretted it. I endorsed it by sending all 3 of my sons also to College, with the confidence that they too will benefit from all the lessons that only College had to offer. Academic Education is offered by everyone, but the lessons that we learnt in College far exceeded that."

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Old 22-09-10, 01:11 PM
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from Ajit F. Perera <ajit.perera@celltelnet.lk>
to Sharanka Perera <sharanka@gmail.com>
date Sun, Sep 19, 2010 at 9:00 PM
subject My 1st Live Transplant!


Dear Friends,

I thought I would share this moment with you. Its really satisfying to see all your efforts bearing fruit.

After launching the National Organ Donor Programme, this is our 1st live success story. A young man, Chammika Rajapakse volunteered to donate a Kidney to ANY patient as per the system. As a special case, we decided to assign this to a "War Hero" Sgt. Mahinda Wijebandara who have been in the army for over 20 years including 4 yrs in the North.

After over 1 year of testing, the removal and transplant of the kidney was done in the Kandy Transplant Dialysis & transplant Unit by Consultant Transplant Surgeon Dr. P. K. Harischandra on the 13th.

This is the 1st such LIVE donation through this National Organ Donor programme done jointly with the Min. of Health,

The Health Ministry Media Unit has already issued a "Press Release" on this, and you will probably see this appearing in both the electronic Media (TV etc) and the Press in the coming days. A message will also be issued by Ravi R / Secy. Health, no sooner he returns to the country.

With all the publicity that is being generated for organ donation, let us hope that many more will step forward, and that we can save many more lives.

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Kidney transplantation: A first of its own kind

With the first transplantation under the National Organ Donor Programme being performed in Kandy last week, there is hope for hundreds of patients who have to otherwise find a kidney or else face death, reports Kumudini Hettiarachchi

The operation on Monday, September 13, at the Nephrology Unit of the Kandy Teaching Hospital was nothing unusual in Sri Lanka. In a country where many are suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease, kidney transplantation operations have become more or less routine.

But for the hundreds who insert fervent appeals in the newspapers or contact numerous people in a desperate search for a kidney to save their lives, it was a red letter day.

The transplantation carried out by Transplant Surgeon Dr. P.K. Harischandra and his team was a first under the National Organ Donor Programme launched to meet a dire need in this country, as patients with kidney disease had no one to turn to.

With the first transplantation under the programme taking place, there is hope and succour for hundreds of thousands of men, women and children who have been nobody’s responsibility, left to their own devices to find a kidney or else face death.

The first “recipient” under the programme last Monday was 40-year-old H.M. Mahinda Wijebandara of Hataraliyedda off Kandy, a soldier who had served the country in battle-areas such as Jaffna, Trincomalee, Vavuniya and Maduru Oya for over 21 years. He was also the sole breadwinner for his family of three, wife and two young daughters.

Their world shattered when he was diagnosed with “waku gadu rogayak” which necessitated dialysis three times a week and an O+ kidney urgently for transplantation. Otherwise, his fate was sealed.

Mahinda’s life-saving answer came when Chammika Prasad Rajapakshe, also a father of two from Peradeniya who “always wanted to donate a kidney” did so under the National Organ Donor Programme.


Under this programme initiated amidst many challenges by Ajit F. Perera, people who wish to donate an organ may register by filling a form including vital information such as blood type. Once they register, the data is computerized and matched by computer with the patient pool provided by the renal units of Kandy, Anuradhapura, Colombo and Jayewardenepura Hospitals.

Several people who wish to donate their kidneys while alive are already registered with the programme launched on March 31, 2009, while 1,000 have pledged their kidneys after death.

“The two families of Mahinda and Chammika have bonded and consider themselves as one family these days,” says Mr. Perera who was anxiously pacing the area close to the operating theatre like a mother whose baby was under the scalpel during the whole procedure.

For Chammika who was discharged from hospital on Friday, just five days after the operation, the donation is a meritorious gesture and the fulfilment of a long-held wish. He is a daily paid worker and has not had wages since September 1 due to the donation. But that didn’t deter him, says Mr. Perera, adding that it’s a "match made in heaven!"

The donor programme

The vital National Organ Donor Programme is a collaboration between the Kidney Transplant Support Foundation (KTSF) founded by Ajit F. Perera and the National Kidney Foundation of Sri Lanka headed by Dr. A.M.L. Beligaswatte, a former Director-General of Health Services.

Launched on his own, with no funding from the government, Mr. Perera says it is becoming difficult to sustain the programme which is of immense service to the public. He appeals not only to individuals but also to corporates to give “something” to keep the programme going.

Those who wish to help save a life by donating an organ or by contributing their mite to keep the programme alive may contact Mr. Perera on Phone: 00-94-112-824373 or 00+94-115-553890; Mobile: 00-94-722-247236 or Fax: 00-94-112-824373.

His e-mail is: 247236@celltelnet.lk and postal address: 465/24, Ranasinghe Mawatha, Pepiliyana.
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A search for a kidney led them to the donor programme
A mother’s desperate fight to save her son’s life

By Kumudini Hettiarachchi,

She went from door-to-door in her village of Ratgama in Galle in desperation, weeping and pleading, once even prostrating herself at the feet of a neighbour, going down on her knees. She was seeking a kidney and seeking it urgently, for life was slowly ebbing from her firstborn son.

It was about five months ago that Nirupa and Priyanka Ranasinghe found to their shock and dismay that their eldest, Hasitha Geethanjan, just 16 years old was in need of a kidney. The symptoms, at first, were usual for any child. It began with fever, but gradually Hasitha was too lethargic to get up. He was sleeping all the time and his face was swollen.

At Karapitiya Teaching Hospital where they took him to, he was kept for more than a month undergoing a battery of tests and when the verdict came the whole family was devastated.

Wakugadu amaruwa.

Hasitha had kidney trouble and there was an urgent need for him to get a kidney transplantation. Otherwise? She and her husband knew the answer. They were fortunate to show Hasitha to Nephrologist Sandhya Seneviratne attached to the National Institute of Nephrology Maligawatte who holds a weekly clinic at the Karapitiya Hospital who suggested dialysis for the boy at the National Hospital in Colombo. On being referred from Karapitiya, they came to Colombo where he had to stay for four months. With Hasitha needing a transplant and no relative having a matching kidney, the quest for a non-related donor began.
Nirupa with her son.

Hasitha’s studies were disrupted, he was to sit the Ordinary Level in December this year, his father’s income as a private bus driver dwindled drastically because he was unable to go to work regularly and the mother pawned all her jewellery to meet the sudden high costs the family is burdened with. Their search for an O+ kidney yielded only heartache and brought to the fore the corruption and greed of others who were preying on helpless victims.

In her own village, someone promised to get a kidney but at a cost – a kidney for Rs. 800,000. Even at the National Hospital, some hangers-on promised a kidney for Rs. 500,000, alleged Nirupa.

Luckily they spotted the article in the Lankadeepa of September 29 about the first kidney transplantation at the Nephrology Unit of the Kandy Teaching Hospital under the National Organ Donor Programme on September 13.

Nirupa then called the initiator of the Donor Programme Ajit F. Perera who had soldiered on amidst many obstacles, and pleaded with him to, “daruwa berala denna” (help save my child). Then he requested that she get her doctor to include Hasitha in the patient pool accessed by the programme.

Those who wish to donate an organ, meanwhile, may register by filling a form including vital information such as blood type. Once they register, the data is computerized and matched by computer with the patient pool provided by the renal units of Kandy, Anuradhapura, Colombo and Jayewardenepura Hospitals.

It was while having lunch at his workplace at Wathupitiwela and glancing through the newspaper that 28-year-old Janaka Nalin of Nittambuwa saw the same article. He too called Mr. Perera and joined the programme to donate a kidney, something he had wanted to do to save a life. A father of a three-year-old, he is happy that initial “matching” indicates that he may be able to give one of his kidneys to Hasitha.

As preparations are being made to carry out the transplantation at the National Hospital by Prof. Mandika Wijeyaratne who is Professor in Surgery of the Colombo Faculty of Medicine, Nirupa vows to promote the invaluable National Organ Donor Programme.

The moment my son is okay, I will donate a kidney myself, she says. Not an eye for an eye, but in contrast on a different principle a kidney for a kidney to keep the National Organ Donor Programme alive to be a lifeline for another man, woman or child.

National Organ Donor Programme

The National Organ Donor Programme, launched on March 31, 2009, is a collaboration between the Kidney Transplant Support Foundation (KTSF) founded by Ajit F. Perera and the National Kidney Foundation of Sri Lanka headed by Dr. A.M.L. Beligaswatte, a former Director-General of Health Services.

While about 1,000 have pledged their kidneys after death, there are about 20 live donors. Six transplants have already been carried out under the programme and seven are being evaluated.
Those who wish to help save a life by donating an organ or by making a financial contribution to the programme may contact Mr. Perera on Phone: 00-94-112-824373 or 00+94-115-553890; Mobile: 00-94-722-247236 or Fax: 00-94-112-824373.

His e-mail is: 247236@celltelnet.lk
and postal address: 465/24, Ra
nasinghe Mawatha, Pepiliyana.


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23/12/2015
Ajit F. Perera, Certified Professional Marketer (Asia Pacific), FACPM (Founder)
Chairman, Kidney Transplant Support Foundation
Member - National Kidney Foundation of Sri Lanka
Council Member, International Federation of Kidney Foundations
Co-Founder / Past President - The Auto Gas Association of Sri Lanka
Co-Founder / Past President - Association of Certified Professional Marketers
Fmr. Committee Member - Ceylon Chamber of Commerce
Life Member - Institute of Directors
Life Member - Organization of Professional Associations (OPA)
Hony. Member, Hospital Committee (representing family) - De Soysa Hospital for Women
Hony. Member, Sri Palee Campus Board, University of Colombo

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13/8/2011
Ajit F. Perera MSLIM, Certified Professional Marketer (Asia Pacific), FACPM (Founder)
Chairman, Kidney Transplant Support Foundation
Member, National Kidney Foundation of Sri Lanka
Council Member, International Federation of Kidney Foundations
Managing Director, Gas Conversions (Private) Ltd.
Fmr. President, The Auto Gas Association of Sri Lanka
Fmr. President, Asia Pacific Marketing Federation (APMF) CPM Society
Co-Founder / Fmr. President Association of Certified Professional Marketers (ACPM) & ACPM (SL)
Fmr. Vice President, Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing
Fmr. Committee Member, Ceylon Chamber of Commerce
Life Member, Sri Lanka Institute of Directors
Life Member OPA, (Organisation of Professional Associations of SL)
Member, Campus Board, University of Colombo
Hony. Member, Hospital Committee, De Soysa Hospital for Women

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Horana Sri Palee marches forward with confidence
By Sujitha Miranda


Horana Sri Palee College is a National school has a respectable history which was initiated by the world’s great poet Rabindranath


The Principal Mr.W.Weerasinghe
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Tagore who laid the foundation stone for the school. Sripali which means, “The Kingdom of the God Saraswathy” is also named as “Hela Kala Ulpatha” of the century for its Oriental Culture and Aesthetic achievements.

Wewala, the village with its peaceful and heavenly scenic beauty was a rural retreat where calm and solitude prevails. Mr. Wilmot A. Perera was the son of the famous “Rubber Raja” of Horana. He had an intention to develop and improve the quality of the life of the people in the area and the invitation of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, to visit “Santiniketan,” situated in rural West Bengal, was the ideal scenery for the advancement of students to master Oriental Culture and Aesthetic studies – Music, Dancing, and Arts must have created an eternal impression for his dream. After his arrival, his aesthetically inclined mind must have worked enthusiastically on the creation of his dream institution – “Sri Palee” to accomplishment his ambition.

The great poet Rabindranath Tagore who laid the foundation for Horana Sri Palee.

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Wewala-Horana initiated to new era of un-paralleled education system in 1934 with the founding of Sri Palee.

The founder of Sri Palee Mr.Wilmot A. Perera
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Mr. Perera invited Rabindranath Tagore to inaugurate the institution.

Sri Palee is a great achievement of aesthetic studies – a role model of “Santiniketan”. Arts, Music, Dancing and Handicraft along with the general education were given to students who had come to study at Sri Palee.

Sri Palee operated as a private school with landscaped and a special layout of buildings, Class rooms, Science Laboratories, Open Air Theater; Playgrounds and ponds which displayed a typical college atmosphere. Sri Palee was equipped with hostel facilities for girls and boys. Mr. Wilmot’s intension was to develop an educational institution with all faculties. This enabled him to setup a Science Education stream in Sri Palee and started off with the preliminaries of setting up laboratories for Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Zoology.

With the takeover of denominational assisted school by the government in 1960, Sri Palee College started functioning as a government

The College Western Band
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school.

Today, Sri Palee has more than 4000 students, more than 150 well qualified, enthusiastic academic staff and 37 non academic staff. The present administration is in the hands of Mr. W. Weerasinghe who is a well experienced and dedicated person who is keen to steer the college on the path of success.

In 1950-60’s, the Sri Palee institution prides itself with very good results of SSC (O/L) and HSC (A/L), University entrance and other Educational institutions such as Teacher Training College, Nurses Training College and Technical College entrance results. The name of Sri Palee was continuing to be popular – day by day. Even today, they are well ahead in public school examinations. In 2012 among national schools Sri Palee was placed eighth in the island at the Grade 5 Scholarship Examination.

The Cricket Captain receiving the trophy from former Sri Lanka captain and parliament member Arjuna Ranathunga
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During the last few years, they have gained 100% results for 17 subjects out of 21 in the English Medium O/L section while Sinhala medium enjoyed 100% for 8 subjects and overall obtaining 83% success. Almost every year the G.C.E.(A/L) has brought more than 55% successes at university entrance examinations.

Sri Palee received recognition not only from the Sri Lankan society but also from other countries as well. Sri Palee students had the option of exposure to an appreciable level in all extracurricular activities as well. The college debating team brought the all island runners-up and Kalutara district championship trophies at the all island debating championship organized by University of Paradeniya. They have also been selected as one of the best teams to participate in the next level at “The Debater” championship organized by Sirasa TV.

Sri Palee dancing, music and drama troupes has brought honour to the school bringing district, province and island victories to their Alma-Mater. They are famous for their Cricket, Volleyball, Badminton, Gymnastic, Chess, Boxing, Rugby, Karate, Netball, Swimming, Athletics and Throw Ball talents.

The girls’ and boys’ cadet corps, traffic unit, health unit, scouts, media unit, Buddhist society, commerce society, science society, Arts society, youth council and environmental corps function extremely well at outings and they are proud to say that there are a few Presidents’ scouts who flag the name Sri Palee high with their outstanding performances.

With the influence of Indian culture and Chinese sponsorship, Horana Sri Palee College to date maintains close relationship with them. The administration of “Santiniketan” has donated Rs. 5 million for the development of the Tagore Building.

With the nick name of “Hela Kala Ulpatha” Horana Sri Palee College strides forward as a dazzling star of the nation.


P.S.The founder of Sri Palee Mr.Wilmot A. Perera is Ajit F Perera's father.
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Let me send you my latest efforts if you like to update my page! Finally I have setup a website which you can access next week. This will give you a very comprehensive story! www.ktsf.lk

Wish you and your loved ones a Merry X'mas and a Wonderful & Prosperous New Year!

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Ajit F. Perera, Certified Professional Marketer (Asia Pacific), FACPM (Founder)
Chairman, Kidney Transplant Support Foundation
Member - National Kidney Foundation of Sri Lanka
Council Member, International Federation of Kidney Foundations
Co-Founder / Past President - The Auto Gas Association of Sri Lanka
Co-Founder / Past President - Association of Certified Professional Marketers
Fmr. Committee Member - Ceylon Chamber of Commerce
Life Member - Institute of Directors
Life Member - Organization of Professional Associations (OPA)
Fmr. Snr. Vice President, Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing
Hony. Member, Hospital Committee (representing family) - De Soysa Hospital for Women
Hony. Member, Sri Palee Campus Board, University of Colombo

Off. / Res: 1127A, Mihindupura,
off Dhammodaya Mw.,
Battaramulla,
Sri Lanka.
Tel / Fax: +94 112 877886
Mobile: 0722-247236
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