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Fistful of Rice

"With a Fistful of Rice : Buddhist Women and the Making of Mahamaya Girls' College"  written by our own alumna Indrani Meegama

Published by Mahamaya Girls' College, Kandy Old Girls' Association (Colombo Branch)

First ed. 2003.

255 p. : ill.; 22 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-246) and index.

ISBN: 9558904007


"Unravels the fascinating saga of the founding of Mahamaya Girls' School in Kandy at a time when Buddhist education had suffered a severe setback ..." --Dr. Lorna Dewaraja, Director, Bandaranaike Diplomatic Training Institute, Colombo.

 "It is fascinating to read how these women and their families came together and were united in achieving their objective of establishing the school..." Dr. Swarna Jayaweera, Emeritus Professor of Education, University of Colombo.

 "It is no ordinary history of one of our leading schools.  Indrani Meegama has captured the socio-cultural and political landscape of the time remarkably well and turned out a scintillating product."--Eric J. de Silva, Former Secretary, Ministry of Education.

Would you like to have one?

If you would like to buy a copy of the "Fistful of Rice" for yourself, MGCAANA can order it from Sri Lanka for you.  It will be the price of the book  (Rs. 450/=) and shipping and handling.