Sri Lanka Foundation
FAR THE MONEY RAISED HAS
RE ROOFED AN ORPHANAGE
NEW HOMES FOR HOMELESS VICTIMS
RESCUED DOGS IN A DOGS HOME (KACPAW)
MANY HOMELESS VICTIMS WITH FRESH FOOD AND PROVISIONS
SCHOLARSHIPS TO TSUNAMI AFFECTED CHILDREN
SMALL BUSINESSES BACK ON THEIR FEET BY BUYING EQUIPMENT TO START AGAIN
& RE PLANTED TREES TO HELP THE ENVIRONMENT
PROVIDED FRESH WATER TANK SYSTEMS TO TSUNAMI AFFECTED SCHOOLS
SUPPLIED CHILDREN AND THEIR TEACHERS WITH SCHOOL UNIFORMS AND SHOES
ALSO WITH THE HELP OF THE BRITISH PUBLIC WE HAVE:
OVER 4 CONTAINERS WITH BOXES OF AID CONTAINING:
CLOTHES, SHOES, BABY ITEMS, BLANKETS, BEDDING, KITCHEN WARE, FOOD, MEDICINES, SEWING MACHINES, COMPUTERS, BICYCLES
Many people have lost not only their possessions, homes and loved ones, but also their source of income. We have replaced badly damaged fishing boats (Sea Canoes), restoring the trade of families and have delivered 20 boats for the village of Kaburugamuwa in the south of Sri Lanka. All proudly bear the name of their sponsor.
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Nuwara Eliya hill country train on route to Ella
Weligama stilt fisherman
|Visit Sri Lanka - Beaches
An excellent way of helping the people of Sri Lanka is to visit for a holiday.
Do you love cricket? Sri Lanka is the place to go this year. During October 2007 there are a series of One Day Matches and in December there are Test Matches. We can help you to have a purpose built holiday just for you. Contact www.srilankadirect.org for more information. Mention us and we will receive £50!
If you are visiting Sri Lanka the use of a local guide will provide higher levels of enjoyment of your trip, with the local knowledge you will visit all the places both on and off the tourist trail.
go directly to JNW TOURS OR GAMINI
Gamini is an experienced tour guide and a tsunami survivor himself. We highly recommend his services. See his contact information.
Warm, calm waters invite
you to swim and when you want to feel the sun on your cheeks and get the
tan on your skin, You might as well loll around amidst the soft sands.
There is time enough for everything ,even to watch the sun dip in to the
far horizon in all it's crimson and gold glory.
Kalutara An important spice-trading centre controlled at various times by the Portuguese, Dutch and British. Today it has a reputation for fine basket ware (visit basket hall) and also for the best mangosteens on the island. Immediately south of the Kalu Ganga Bridge (8kim north of Kalutara) on the main road is the Gangatil Vihara, which has a hollow dagoba (Buddhist shrine) with an interesting painted interior. By the roadside there’s a small shrine and bodhi tree where drivers often stop to make offerings to ensure a safe journey to Wadduwa.
Typical Weather: Warm & sunny
Distance from Colombo: 90kms
A half hour's drive from Bentota would take you to Ambalangoda, home of devil dancing and mask making. Also nearby is the excellent Turtle hatchery.
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