Upul Daranagama

Upul Daranagama

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Mr. Upul Daranagama is the Chairman of Horizon Group, Malabe, Co-Founder & Managing Director of Oxford College of Business & Joint Managing Director of Centre for Professional Studies (CFPS), Colombo. He completed his tertiary education obtaining a B.Sc(Acc.FM) from the University of Jayawardenapura, one of the largest state universities in Sri Lanka. He holds the Fellowship in Association of Business Executive of the UK, Diploma in Human Resource Management and holds membership in the Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka, followed by a Master of Business Administration (MBA), obtained from the University of Leicester, UK. On his return to Sri Lanka, with his strong academic background and a firm confidence in his entrepreneurial skills, Mr. Daranagama focused his attention on education and sought to establish Oxford College of Business (OCB) in the heart of the city of Colombo in 2002. On the success of Oxford College, Mr. Daranagama took a larger stride to establish Horizon College International which is an International School(HCI)following the Edexcel curriculum and the Horizon College of Business & Technology (Pvt) Ltd (Horizon Campus). HCI, currently boasts a student population of well over 1800, having commenced its life a mere 6 years ago. Horizon Campus, which is the higher education arm of Horizon Group, is situated in the green and lush, picturesque environment of Malabe in the outskirts of Colombo. It is a UGC/MoHE approved degree awarding institution in its own right, providing local degree opportunities as well as degrees which are offered in affiliation with the partner universities from the UK, USA & Malaysia. The vision and mission of Mr.Upul Daaranagama is simply to create viable educational opportunities for students from every walk of life, commencing from primary education to post Graduate qualifications, which he has succeeded in achieving through the 4 institutions that he founded and leads at present.

Since : 2017 October 23   /   11 Projects Invested

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Contributed Projects (11)

17%

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Ecofeel Foods

Ecofeel Foods

Ravinath Samaraweera is a young social entrepreneur from Kandy. His business is dehydrating vegetables, fruits, herbs and spices using machines to extend its life. In addition to profit generation,...

Rs. 1,500,000 Invested  /  100% Completed  /  563 Days left

91%

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SMP Global

SMP Global

Kanthi Sriyalatha is a social entrepreneur from Kegalle. She produces mosquito repellent using Ayurvedic herbs. She distributes her products to over 600 outlets island wide. Even though she does...

Rs. 953,581 Invested  /  381% Completed  /  354 Days left

25%

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D & D Bags

D & D Bags

Ms. Inoka Thushari is a Social Entrepreneur from Kalutara. She produces hand bags using handloom fabrics, batik and other environmentally friendly materials. Initially she started her enterprise on her...

Rs. 500,000 Invested  /  50% Completed  /  0 Day left

40%

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Actimo

Actimo

Sri Lanka is an agricultural country, but the soil has become increasingly polluted as most of the farmers use chemical fertilizer. Reginold Andradi works in the agricultural sector and...

Rs. 1,000,000 Invested  /  100% Completed  /  256 Days left

8%

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Mihikasun Nirmana

Mihikasun Nirmana

Sunethra Manika is from Dambadaniya. She produces baskets from coconut leaves. She finds raw materials from her area. Sunethra presently sells her baskets to some of the retailers in...

Rs. 100,000 Invested  /  40% Completed  /  311 Days left