The Ceylon Hotel School Graduates Association (CGSGA) CSR Committee leadership team has delighted children at the Gangodawila Balika Children’s Orphanage as part of its Social Responsibility initiative, when they organized a tea party for 60 children living in the premises. It was followed by the donating of books and other requirements to these children. It was the first CSR project organized by CHSGA for the year 2020 and is the first of many more to follow.
This valuable initiative, which was undertaken with the funds collected from CHSGA’s 2019 Christmas Party, was spearheaded by Geethanjalie Holland, Head of CHSGA CSR Organizing Committee.
These contributions are vital for the children’s home, which relies heavily on charitable donations. The existing provisions were poor and needed replenishing, so CHSGA’s donations will help transform the lives of these children.
During the visit, CHSGA members also handed over packs of delicious goodies to each of the girls in the orphanage.
“It was a wonderful experience to meet the children and care-givers at the Gangodawila Balika Children’s Orphanage,” said CHSGA’s President Priyal Perera, who led the CSR project initiative. “We are delighted to be able to improve the facilities at this institution through our donations. But the most satisfying part of the visit was spending time with the children.”
“Initiatives like this help to remind us about the things in life that truly matter. Taking responsibility for our children is a core part of CHSGA’s philosophy and we are fully committed to supporting local social undertakings,” stated Geethanjalie Holland.
The Ceylon Hotel School Graduates Association (CHSGA), established in 1971 (incorporated by the Parliament Act No: 21 of 1984), takes pride in being the pioneering Hospitality Professional Association in SL. With an alumni of over 1500 members, CHSGA members hold significant senior managerial and leadership positions in the industry, both in SL and in International Markets. CHSGA members have significantly contributed to the growth of tourism in Sri Lanka.