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SLF Int, USA DONATED TO V2U COMMUNITY FOR A SECOND PROJECT IN MAHIYANGANAYA TO EMPOWER SELF EMPLOYMENT AND FIGHT AGAINST HUNGER!!

Sri Lanka Foundation International, USA, donated to the V2U Organization founded in Canada to support the second project in Mahiyanganaya, to prepare land for raising crops to cultivate a field which Keenathumulle Chuulawansa Thero spearheaded in five different locations.

Agriculture is an important part of the Sri Lankan economy, engaging one-third of the working population. However, most farm households have limited knowledge of production methods and also face a financial struggle to access land for cultivation. These obstacles constrain their ability to compete in the market and increase their incomes. In response to these challenges, Sri Lanka Foundation International and V2U Community Organization are partnering on the Supporting Opportunities in Livelihoods Development projects, which trains farm households in the eastern regions of the country on improved agricultural practices. 



The Chairman of the Sri Lanka Foundation International, USA, Dr Walter Jayasinghe’s vision for this Project is a multi-faceted initiative to rebuild villages struggling educationally and economically. The ambition is a replicable model to create sustainable and holistic transformation through land cultivation. He believes a thriving economy is a system of production, distribution and consumption that efficiently uses all available resources to benefit all stakeholders of that economy. 



The project focuses on providing training on value chains of food production to have a sustainable impact in the rural economy, to promote residual income and healthy organic meals to families to be self sufficient.

With the support of SLF V2U Community Organization has disseminated this project proposal to a wide range of villages across Sri Lanka. Another land is been prepared for the next project in Dehiattakanndiya which is due to start next week.

The main objective is to build a sustainable agriculture, and management of resources, a solution to the hunger crisis in Sri Lanka.

Fundraiser Event Coming Up Hosted by Holy Family Convent Alumni Association of California to Raise Funds for Lady Ridgeway Hospital in Sri Lanka

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Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children is the largest free of charge Pediatric Hospital in Sri Lanka. It serves as the national referral center for pediatric care for Sri Lanka. Once deemed to be the largest Children’s Hospital in South Asia, Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children (LRH) is working with a vision of becoming the best health care center for children in South Asia by 2025.

Currently the hospital has six general paediatric Medical and five general paediatric Surgical units. It further has specialised units in Cardiology and Cardiothoracic surgery, Orthopaedic, Orthopedic Spinal surgery, Rheumatology and Rehabilitation, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, Neonatology, Intensive Care, Orthodontics, Restorative Dental Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Burns and ENT Surgery.

In addition to these Radiology, Pathology, Haematology, Microbiology and Anesthesiology departments headed by senior consultants provide quality, assistance to both inpatients and outpatients. Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and speech therapy.

See below list of items requested by Lady Ridgeway Hospital:

List of items


For more information contact:
Ishani:(626)524-6477
Nadhini:(909)609-9787
Flora:(949)295-9216
Thushara: (909)680-2362
Nwlioufer:(909)636-1449

SLF Int, USA Graced the opening of A Urgently Needed Brand New Water Filtering Unit installation at the Aruna Singithi Pre School in Polonnaruwa to Supply Clean Water!

Lack of quality drinking water is a major issue in the dry zone of Sri Lanka. Especially Chronic Kidney Disease affected areas such as Polonnaruwa, Anuradhapura, Padaviya, Galgamuwa and other surrounding areas in the North Central Province.

Although the government & several institutions are supplying Reverse Osmosis Water Filter systems to rural communities, filter maintenance is not done regularly, and continuous maintenance of RO system is also a burden to most of the rural villages, schools, temples.Therefore supply, installation & regularly maintaining of RO systems is a great social service & help to these rural communities. This is the best solution for these areas.

President/CEO, Dr Dishan Jayasinha and his wife Zuigly Jayasinha of the Sri Lanka Foundation International, USA who are residents of USA traveled all the way to Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka to grace the occasion of the opening of a Brand New Reverse Osmosis Water Filteration Unit system installation that has a capacity of providing 200 gallons of water per day in the Aruna Singithi Pre School, Arunapura, Aralaganvila, Polonnaruwa. The Director of Cultural Affairs and the Director of Operations of the Academy of Performing Arts of SLF was also present to witness the occasion. This unit supplies clean water over 50 students, their parents and staff.

SLF has identified other locations that urgently need these RO Water Filters installed and if you wish to support this Cause please click on the link below to Donate.

https://www.paypal.com/donate/?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=KY287N6MD8ZJ8

SLF Int, USA Supports V2U Community Organization Partnership Formed Between USA & Canada established A Project to Empower Self Employment and Fight Against Hunger!!

The V2U Community nonprofit organization was established in November 2021, in Toronto, Canada by Thiwi Gama and by Sanjeewa Pushpa Kumara in USA. The vision of the organization is to rebuild Sri Lanka with “no boundaries or bias” while empowering Sri Lankans in the fight against hunger by promoting the cultivation of privately owned land for food production. The main objective of V2U Community Organization is to educate Sri Lankans on food cultivation with the ultimate goal of creating self generating employment opportunities in agriculture and other related fields.


Dr. Walter Jayasinghe, Chairman of the Board of SLF INT, USA, extends his full support to this project while commending V2U Community Organization for their initiative.


V2U Community Organization members along with other entities continue to encourage communities to support one another in the preparation of land for cultivation. This project is in full progress in the areas of Wauniya, Mahhiyangana, Ingiriya, Matara, Mahanuwara, Hambantota, Polonnaruwa and Monaragala.


The main emphasis is to promote families to be self sufficient, create residual income and chemical free meals.



 

SLF Int, USA Donated Most Urgently Needed Rabies Vaccine Vials to NHSL and the Hospitals in the Kandy District


On August 23rd, 2022 Sri Lanka Foundation International, USA donated most urgently needed Purified Vero Cell Rabies Vaccine Vials that was ordered from Kerala, India to the National Health Hospital in Colombo.



Professor Ishan De Zoysa, Consultant Surgeon of NHSL accepted the Rabies Vaccine Vials with much appreciation to distribute to the surrounding hospitals in Colombo.

On August 26th, 2022 the Kandy National Health Hospital and Teaching Hospital in Peradeniya received the Rabies Vaccine Vals to be distributed to the surrounding hospitals in the Kandy District.


SLF extends a special thank you to Venerable Udawatta Wimalabudhi thero at the International Buddhist Center for handling the distribution to the different hospitals in Kandy.


SLF also would like to convey a special thank you to the ITN TV Network Creative Director, Sandaruwan Jayawickrama for his support to do a special coverage of the project that was broadcasted in the Sunday Headline News . Click the link below to watch the program.


https://youtu.be/yUM42JEj1tE


Our deepest gratitude to the ongoing loyal donors that continues to support the cause.


For more information contact:


Shirani Stanislaus:213-304-7500 or shirani@srilankafoundation.org


Keshini Wijegoonaratna: 213-400-7705 or keshini@srilankafoundation.org

SLF Int, USA Donates Life Saving Medicines for the Children at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Pediatrics Hospital in Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

On July 20th, 2022 Sri Lanka Foundation International, USA donated urgently requested life saving Medicines for the children at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Pediatrics Hospital in Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

This is the eighth project completed by SLF and we continue to receive many more requests from hospitals across Sri Lanka for Urgent Medical Consumables and Medicines.

Dr Aruna Herath, the Consultant Pediatrics Chest Specialist of the Pediatrics Hospital sent the Ambulance to pick up the Medicines from the owner of the J-Tech Medical Company’s location in Colombo.

SLF extend their deepest gratitude to our ongoing loyal donors that made a difference to this life saving situation.

For more information contact:
Shirani Stanislaus:213-304-7500 or shirani@srilankafoundation.org
Keshini Wijegoonaratna: 213-400-7705 or keshini@srilankafoundation.org

SLF Int, USA Donated Medicines & Medical Consumables to Kahawatta Base Hospital

On Thursday, June 23rd, 2022 Sri Lanka time at 2.00pm, Sri Lanka Foundation International, USA donated urgent medical consumables and medicines, to the Kahawatta Base Hospital in the Ratnapura District.

This is the seventh project completed by SLF and we continue to receive many more requests from hospitals across Sri Lanka for Urgent Medical Consumables and Medicines.

SLF extend their deepest gratitude to our ongoing loyal donors for their continuous support!

For more information contact:
Shirani Stanislaus:213-304-7500 or shirani@srilankafoundation.org
Keshini Wijegoonaratna: 213-400-7705 or keshini@srilankafoundation.org

SLF Int, USA Donated the Urgent Medical Consumables & Medicines, Second Request to Theldeniya Base Hospital

On Wednesday, June 15th, 2022 Sri Lanka time at 3.00pm, Sri Lanka Foundation International, USA donated urgent medical consumables and medicines, to the Theldeniya Base Hospital in the Kandy District which was their second request to save lives.

This is the sixth project completed by SLF and we continue to receive many more requests from hospitals across Sri Lanka for Urgent Medical Consumables and Medicines.

SLF extend their deepest gratitude to our ongoing loyal donors for their continuous support!

For more information contact:
Shirani Stanislaus:213-304-7500 or shirani@srilankafoundation.org
Keshini Wijegoonaratna: 213-400-7705 or keshini@srilankafoundation.org

SLF INTERNATIONAL, USA DONATED URGENTLY NEEDED BLOOD BAGS TO THE NATIONAL BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE CENTER IN COLOMBO

On Wednesday, May 25th, Sri Lanka time at 12.00pm, Sri Lanka Foundation International, USA donated urgently needed blood bags to the National Blood Transfusion Service Center in Colombo to save lives. The entire country has been experiencing a severe shortage of the triple and quadruple blood bags due to the present crisis.

This is the fourth project completed by SLF and we continue to receive many more requests from hospitals across Sri Lanka for Urgent Medical Consumables.

SLF extend their deepest gratitude to our ongoing loyal donors that made a difference to this life saving situation. Also our sincere gratitude to the President of the Capital City Rotary Club of Colombo for his assistance with the delivery and on going support.

Click on the link below to donate as we have received many other urgent requests. Need your support!!!!

https://www.paypal.com/donate/?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=KY287N6MD8ZJ8

For more information contact:
Shirani Stanislaus:213-304-7500 or shirani@srilankafoundation.org
Keshini Wijegoonaratna: 213-400-7705 or keshini@srilankafoundation.org

SLF International, USA Donated Urgent Medical Consumables to Theldeniya Base Hospital

On Saturday, May 20th, Sri Lanka time at 2.00pm, Sri Lanka Foundation International, USA donated urgent medical consumables to the Theldeniya Base Hospital in the Kandy District to save lives.

This is the third project completed by SLF and we have received many more requests from hospitals across Sri Lanka for Urgent Medical Consumables.

SLF extend their deepest gratitude to our ongoing loyal donors that made a difference to this life saving situation.

Click on the link to listen to a special message of appreciation from Dr Roshana Mallawarachchi, Consultant Anesthetist of the Theleniya Hospital.

https://youtu.be/kSOCY7ZL_ZE

Click on the link below to donate as we have received many other urgent requests. Need your support!!!!

https://www.paypal.com/donate/?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=KY287N6MD8ZJ8

For more information contact:
Shirani Stanislaus:213-304-7500 or shirani@srilankafoundation.org
Keshini Wijegoonaratna: 213-400-7705 or keshini@srilankafoundation.org