The Leo Club of KIU

The Leo Club of KIU which was started as a small-scale club in 2018 has now expanded to a club with over 300 members. It was found on the 30th of October 2018 and belongs to 306C1. The Leo club of KIU works under Koswatta Lions’ club which provides the sponsorship to the club. In this year, the Leo club of KIU celebrates the 4th Anniversary with nearly 300 members.
Since 2018, the Leo club of KIU has been engaging in multiple community projects where the Leos grow as individuals and as leaders. Most importantly, the Leo club of KIU is a great place to develop leadership skills and put them into action.

The mission

Empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions clubs.

The vision

To be the global leader in the community and humanitarian service.

The LEO Club of KIU Executive Committee for the Leoistic year 2022/2023

Staff Advisor – Ms. Madhuka Edirisuriya

Deputy Staff Advisor -Mr.Pulathisi Samarawickrama

President – Leo Janani Wickramanayaka

1st Vice President- Leo Praneeth Abeyrathna

2nd Vice President- Leo Thilini Samaraweera

Secretary – Leo Dinusha Madushani

Treasurer – Leo Dilni Ganegoda

Lion club advisor – Lion Saman Jinadasa

Club President - Leo

Janani Wickramanayaka PFLM

Club 1st Vice President - Leo

Praneeth Abeyrathna

Club 2nd Vice President - Leo

Thilini Samaraweera

Club Secretary - Leo

Dinusha Madushani

Club Treasurer - Leo

Dilni Ganegoda

The Achievements of 2021/2022

Individual Awards:

Winner- Most Outstanding Project on Youth Empowerment

Project Name – “Pinnacle Leaders 03”
Project Chairperson- Leo Janani Wickramanayaka
At the 17th Annual Leo District Conference- Leo District 306C1

1st Runner-up- Most Outstanding Project on Diabetics

Project Name- “Drops of Hope (Pancreas in strike)”
Project Chairperson- Leo Mishel Medonsa
At the 17th Annual Leo District Conference- Leo District 306C1

1st Runner-up- Most Dedicated Leo of The District

eo Nethmi Rupasinghe
At the 17th Annual Leo District Conference- Leo District 306C1

2nd Runner-up- Most Outstanding Project on Health, Nutrition and Food Safety.

Project Name- “Hadawathin Tharuna Wemu”
Project Chairperson- Leo Janani Wickramanayaka
At the 17th Annual Leo District Conference- Leo District 306C1

Gold Award - Most Outstanding Leo of The District

Leo Janani Wickramanayaka
At The Annual Lions District Convention

2 nd Runner-up- Most Outstanding Project on Youth Empowerment

Project Name- “Pinnacle Leaders 03”
Project Chairperson- Leo Janani Wickramanayaka
At the Leo Multiple District Conference- Sri Lanka

Club Awards:

Winner

Best Highest Membership Growth for 2021/22
At the17th Annual Leo District Conference- Leo District 306C1

1st Runner-up

Best Participated Leo Club in The District- Leo District 306C1

Platinum Award

Most Outstanding Leo Club of the District
At the Annual Lions District Convention

Winner

Leo Club with the Highest Net Membership Growth 2021/22

International Recognitions

Service Together Banner Patch

Project Name- Don’t Get Cracked Up- Drug Prevention and Rehabilitation
Program for undergraduates and school students
Project Chairperson- Leo Janani Wickramanayaka

Service Together Banner Patch

Project Name- Gracious Givers- Donation of Digital Blood pressure operator,
surgical masks, gloves and sanitizer to Divisional Hospital A- Dankotuwa which
is a Covid 19 designated specialized care hospital.
Project Chairperson- Leo Thilini Nisansala

The Achievements of 2020/2021

Individual Awards:

District President’s Appreciation Awards

Club President – Leo Amanthi Perera
Asst. Secretary – Leo Janani Wickramanayaka

Winner Award- “Global Mobile Photography”

Leo Sasanka Lakshan
At the 16th Annual Leo District Conference- Leo District 306C1

1st Runner-up – Most Outstanding Project on Youth Empowerment

Project Name- “Pinnacle Leaders 02”
Project Chairperson- Leo Janani Wickramanayaka
At the 16th Annual Leo District Conference- Leo District 306C1

1 st Runner up- “Forunner”

Leo Lahiru Wickramasinghe
At the 16th Annual Leo District Conference- Leo District 306C1

The Achievements of 2019/2020

Individual Awards:

Winner- Most Outstanding Project on Youth Empowerment

Project Name- “Pinnacle Leaders”
Project Chairperson- Leo Janani Wickramanayaka
At the 15th Annual Leo District Conference- Leo District 306C1

2 nd Runner-up – Most Outstanding Project on Youth Empowerment

Project Name-“Pinnacle Leaders”
Project Chairperson- Leo Janani Wickramanayaka
At the 2019/2020 Leo Multiple District conference- Sri Lanka

Club President Award – Leo Chamal Kariyawasam

District President’s Appreciation Awards:

Staff Advisor- Leo Hiranya Buddhini
Club Vice President- Leo Dinushini Ekanayake

1 st Runner- up- Most Outsanding Joint Project with an Outside Organization

Project Name- “Cost to Coast- Transforming Shores”
Project Chairperson- Leo Chamal Kariyawasam
At the 15th Annual Leo District Conference- Leo District 306C1

1 st Runner-up- Most Outstanding Project on Differently Abled.

Project Name- “Yuthukama”
Project Chairperson- Leo Thilina Karunarathne
At the 15th Annual Leo District Conference – Leo District 306C1

The Achievements of 2018/2019

Individual Awards:

Winner – Most Outstanding Project on Poverty and Better Life

Project Name- “Apith Dawasak Wada Karamu”
Project Chairperson- Leo Chamal Kariyawasam
At the 14th Annual Leo District Conference- Leo District 306C1. The 1st project
of the Leo club of KIU was held on the 23rd of January at KIU premises.

Winner- Most Outstanding Innovative Project

Project Name- “Apith Dawasak Wada Karamu”
Project Chairperson- Leo Chamal Kariyawasam
At the14th Annual Leo District Conference- Leo District 306C1

1st Runner-up-

Project Name- “Apith Dawasak Wada Karamu”
Project Chairperson- Leo Chamal Kariyawasam
At the 2018/19 Multiple District Conference- Sri Lanka

Club Awards:

Winner

The Highest Net Membership 2018/2019

1st Runner-up

Best New Leo Club 2018/2019