IEEE Young Professionals Sri Lanka spend the 2nd October 2016 evening with inmates of the CFS Prithipura Home, Hendala, Wattala to mark the celebration of IEEE Day 2016. Ceylon Fellowship of Service Prithipura home, dedicated to providing Specialized care for differently able children and adults of communities. A Home where children are encouraged to develop their own personalities and identities.
The members voluntarily participated in cleaning the premises. Upon discussion with the staff it was understood that cleaning the backyard is more important, given the risk of mosquitos. Further, cleaning the area assisted in giving more space for the crops such as vegetables grown for the inmates, inside the premises.
The area was cleaned and all debris were collected, separated and disposed accordingly. The YP members managed to bring all the equipment required for the process, and could complete the task within 3 hours.
Young Professionals provided snacks as an add-on to their tea and later they shared a joyful time with the inmates with a musical session. It was fascinating to see that the inmates taking the event to their custody, and singing their favorites. The random dances and unplanned acts made the event even more joyful.