RCCI CAS Project

Prior Preparations: Having the art session online posed many issues especially while planning it out. It was difficult to  gather everyone to join the thursday session to plan it out or even to just overall communicate with everyone online. We started off with planning by deciding on what different activities we will conduct during this day. (LO3 Demonstrate how to initiate and plan a CAS experience.) I sent emails to the…

Starting Service! – Gecko Inc.

After the long hiatus of service within OSC, last week the whole school started service with some of us moving to different services due to lesser people signing up for certain groups. I was moved into Gecko Inc from RCCI, which is a service that aims to help students with subpar swimming skills gain comfortability in water. I was appointed as a co-leader with Ritheek, who was a leader in…

RCCI – CAS Project – Planning Process

Prior to School starting this year, the RCCI service group as a team was discussing different projects we could host for the benefit of the students. We discussed sponsoring a sensory deprivation room, buying new school supplies, hosting fundraisers and many more. But for the Rehabilitation Center For The Communication Impaired students my co-service leader and I are planning to host a student workshop to provide an interactive learning experience…

The Online Foundation

Over the summer break due to COVID cases on the rise, and the Sri Lankan government imposing travel restrictions within the country. It left me nothing to do but to be confined within the premises of my neighbourhood. As you may know from my COMUN (Colombo Model United Nations) blog posts, COMUN was an opportunity for all of us to make friends.  One of the friends I made from COMUN…

RCCI Final Yearly Reflection

Over the past year in RCCI especially throughout these tumultuous times we managed to plan out many events and lessons for the kids if the possibility opened for us to go back to face to face and resume service normally. As seen from my previous CAS blogs about service, I talked about almost everything we did within the past year and how we were more organized than any of the…

Service Semester Reflection/Overview – RCCI

Overview: This years dynamic to service learning was completely different to the ones of the previous years. We were all used to working together face to face as well (F2F) as being able to communicate F2F with the RCCI children. This semester we weren’t able to communicate with the RCCI children in any method so most of our service times were spent planning for when we are able to meet…

Service at OSC! – RCCI

What is RCCI? RCCI short for, RCCI Rehabilitation Center For The Communication Impaired is a rehabilitation center who works with children and adults to provide them with school experience and vocational training. RCCI was initially founded in 1993 to address the need for a rehabilitation center for the 1 million people with communication impairments in Sri Lanka. And as of right now RCCI has treated over 12,000 people and the…