Who we are: UK and Sri Lankan registered charity transforming the lives of abandoned orphaned and impoverished children in Sri Lanka. Transforming environments in institutions, employing housemothers, supplying baby milk, food, vitamins, medicines. Building homes and reuniting homeless families, enabling education by providing teachers, school books and uniforms.
Currently introducing foster care as children are suffering deprivation physically and emotionally.
Type of knowledge or skills needed: Volunteers needed in all areas from campaigning, fundraising, event organisation, social media management, seo, facebook, twitter in UK to teaching, counselling traumatised children, caring for babies, teaching skills in childcare, teaching English, general skills for building projects and repairs.
Non-cash donations: We currently need an ipad or laptop and camera for our project manager. A connection to supply nappies from Sri Lankan company to orphanage A connection to supply shoes or clothing, baby milk, food,medicines etc from Sri lankan company.
Everything we buy is sourced locally in Sri Lanka as this helps to generate the local economy and avoids expensive import taxes which is payable on everything.
Languages spoken at charity: English in UK and Sinhalese and English in Sri Lanka
Contact name: Lynn Stanier
Telephone number: UK 00 441932770347
Address: 101 Green Street, SUNBURY-ON-THAMES, TW16 6DF, United Kingdom
Any further information the volunteer should know?
We believe no child should be born to suffer alone and we endeavor to create more happy endings albeit one at a time.
As a tiny charity we know that lots of little's make a lot and any contribution you can make however big or small will be so gratefully received.
Your reward? Your heart will sing louder than you ever knew possible.