Sampath Malaka default 20131204132316 Resized WEBDisability has not stopped Sri Lanka’s Sampath Malaka from making a real difference to Sri Lanka with some help from the Australian Government.

Sampath is a current Master’s student at Adelaide’s Flinders University and the recipient of an Australia Awards Scholarship, managed by Coffey. At home in Sri Lanka he works as a university lecturer and provides advocacy and support to visually impaired undergraduate students during their first years, assisting them to overcome the difficulties they face in their studies.