The Foundation was launched in November 2004 and it seems difficult to believe that ten years have sped by as quickly as they have.

Just two months after the launch, the tsunami woke us up with a start and we were able to move quickly to help children in badly affected Sri Lankan communities recover their lives. From that dramatic start we have gone on to focus on our core activities of Education and Livelihoods.  It’s not easy to know exactly how many people have benefited from our contributions but conservatively over 20,000 children and 5,000 adults in the five countries where we have made our greatest contribution. Probably many more than that.

We celebrated our Anniversary on 22nd November with 85 of our loyal supporters and donors, but have had many hundred expressions of goodwill from our past volunteers and friends who are unable to join us.

We look forward to the next 10 years with confidence and enthusiasm, maintaining our vision of community led development.

Please take a few moments to view our video below created as part of our 10th Anniversary celebrations.