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Welcome toSerendib Educational Foundation               ttp://www.ssf-lanka.org  Email – ssflanka@sltnet.lk/seflanka@hotma...
Serendib Educational FoundationMarching towards educating  the deserving Muslim   students of Sri Lanka     Bringing relie...
Serendib Educational Foundation Imagine a community without              education;Imagine a family of four trying to  l...
Serendib Educational Foundation   Who would they turn to?Who would offer them a helping            hand?     Bringing re...
Serendib Educational Foundation  SEF  provides an invaluable safety netfor those who have nowhere else to turn in   times...
Serendib Educational Foundation   We make small grants in the form of cash payment to get access to education abit easier...
Serendib Educational Foundation   The Foundation was established in 1991       following a review on prevailing          ...
Serendib Educational Foundation              Objective:To   educate at least one child         in each family.  Accumul...
STATISTICS                                    From 1992 - 2010                        As a % of Total Applications Receive...
Trustees/Patrons     THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS HAVE HELD          THE PRESIDENCY SINCE INCEPTION      1991-1992 : Bro’ M.L.U...
Annual Meeting    Held in March every year to    consider the annual report and                accounts;   Discuss the m...
Finances  The trust fund is managed and   invested in a mixture of stocks  and bonds to produce a yield that reflects the...
Fundraising   We are glad to inform that the  incorporation of the organisation            under the SriLankan Parliament...
Links with other Organisations    The objective of the foundation is       to work in liaison with Social     Services an...
Grants to Applicants     A comprehensive database is    maintained and all applicants are              cross checked;    ...
The future   The current Status - US$ 65,000        The Target     - US$ 300,000          Bringing relief in times of need
How much does it CostG.C.E. Adv. Level - Rs. 40,000 – USD 350 (For 20         Months)University    /       Shariah   /   O...
Further information           Bankers:  Muslim Commercial Bank   Islamic Banking Division Main Branch - Colombo-01  S...
Serendib Educational Foundation Thank you for your     support     Bringing relief in times of need
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  1. 1. Welcome toSerendib Educational Foundation ttp://www.ssf-lanka.org Email – ssflanka@sltnet.lk/seflanka@hotmail.com Bringing relief in times of need
  2. 2. Serendib Educational FoundationMarching towards educating the deserving Muslim students of Sri Lanka Bringing relief in times of need
  3. 3. Serendib Educational Foundation Imagine a community without education;Imagine a family of four trying to live on a few thousand Rupees a month Imagine a lone, single parenthaving bright and talented children with capabilities to make a difference Bringing relief in times of need
  4. 4. Serendib Educational Foundation Who would they turn to?Who would offer them a helping hand? Bringing relief in times of need
  5. 5. Serendib Educational Foundation  SEF provides an invaluable safety netfor those who have nowhere else to turn in times of need. The area of educational benefit includes some of the most denselypopulated parts of Sri Lanka including the North, East and all areas with high indices of social deprivation. SEF strives to help deserving students who are talented to pursue their secondary and higher studies in order to establish an educated communitywithin Sri Lanka so that they will become useful citizens who will be an asset to the nation as well as to the Muslim community. Bringing relief in times of need
  6. 6. Serendib Educational Foundation  We make small grants in the form of cash payment to get access to education abit easier and to give a helping hand on the way to recovery When possible, we also involve in conducting free seminars for the GCE O/L and A/L students occasionally prior to their examinations. Talented and experienced teachers are invited toprepare model examination papers which are discussed in the seminars. This approach was found very effective andmoreover it gave the necessary confidence to the students to face the examinations. Bringing relief in times of need
  7. 7. Serendib Educational Foundation The Foundation was established in 1991 following a review on prevailing conditions in Sri Lanka. The Foundation’s guidelines are more suitable for dealing with the needs of the Muslim society. Bringing relief in times of need
  8. 8. Serendib Educational Foundation Objective:To educate at least one child in each family. Accumulate Sadakathul Jaariya with Shariah students. Bringing relief in times of need
  9. 9. STATISTICS From 1992 - 2010 As a % of Total Applications Received :  Applications Rejected - 86.9%  Scholarships Awarded - 13.1%  Category wise breakdown of Scholarships Awarded  Advanced Level - 60.9%  University - 12.0%  Shariah - 12.8%  Other Professional - 14.3% Apps. Schols. Category wise Breakdown Year Recd Awarded A/L Univ. Shariah Others1992-2010 12526 1644 1002 197 210 235 Bringing relief in times of need
  10. 10. Trustees/Patrons THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS HAVE HELD THE PRESIDENCY SINCE INCEPTION  1991-1992 : Bro’ M.L.Usuf & late Bro’ M.S.M. Yousuf (later part of 1992)  1993-1994 : Bro’ A.S. Mohamed  1995-1998 : Bro’ M. Wazeer 1999-2::2 : Bro’ Fazal Ahamed & M. Zihar (Co- Presidents)  2003-2::5 : Bro’ Jahfar M.Ismail  2006 -2007 : Bro Fazl Amanulla  2008 -2009 : Bro Mohammed Amri  2:1: to 2:11 : Bro’ Shahnawaz Othman  2012 to date : Sayed M MuhammedRiza Bringing relief in times of need
  11. 11. Annual Meeting Held in March every year to consider the annual report and accounts; Discuss the management of the trust fund with the fund managers;  Make a risk assessment. Bringing relief in times of need
  12. 12. Finances The trust fund is managed and invested in a mixture of stocks and bonds to produce a yield that reflects the foundation’s need for income and long-term capital growth. The managers invest in Shariah compliant funds and the performance is judged against reasonable profit returns. Bringing relief in times of need
  13. 13. Fundraising  We are glad to inform that the incorporation of the organisation under the SriLankan Parliament was successful on 28th September 2009. The SriLankan Parliament recognised us as a charitable organisation under the Parliamentary Act No. 54 of 2009. This recognition was amilestone in the history of SEF and paved the way to spread its wings more vigoroulsly and effectively. Bringing relief in times of need
  14. 14. Links with other Organisations The objective of the foundation is to work in liaison with Social Services and other agencies who work with potential beneficiaries Applications are received from all Social Services organisations in Sri Lanka;  Other applications are received from professionals, schools and other voluntary organisations Bringing relief in times of need
  15. 15. Grants to Applicants  A comprehensive database is maintained and all applicants are cross checked;  Grants are paid quarterly  The committee can consider grants only for educational purposes; Grants are in the range Rs 2000 a month. Bringing relief in times of need
  16. 16. The future The current Status - US$ 65,000  The Target - US$ 300,000 Bringing relief in times of need
  17. 17. How much does it CostG.C.E. Adv. Level - Rs. 40,000 – USD 350 (For 20 Months)University / Shariah / Other Professional (2 Years) - Rs. 48,000 USD 420 (3 Years) - Rs. 72,000 USD 630 (4 Years) - Rs. 96,000 USD 830 Bringing relief in times of need
  18. 18. Further information Bankers:  Muslim Commercial Bank  Islamic Banking Division Main Branch - Colombo-01  SL Rupee A/c No. 004125- 006006 Bringing relief in times of need
  19. 19. Serendib Educational Foundation Thank you for your support Bringing relief in times of need

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