Girls’ Home

We have been responsible for the building of three girls homes.

The Sparkes Kallar girls’ Home at Kallar, the Pene Gordon Methodist Home for girls at Akkaraipattu are both on the East Coast. The third smaller home, Mahiladithivu, is just below Batticoloa.

More on girl’ homes

Skills boost for business

Helping people to become self-sufficient is an important part of the work we do and over the years we have provided seed funding to help start a number of new businesses.


Time to unwind

It’s not all work for school children  in Sri Lanka. At Ingiriya Pre-School, above, sports provide a great opportunity to spend some time in the sunshine and expend some energy.


Well to aid girls home gardening

Funds for a new tube well were top of the wishlist at Mahiladytheivu girls home.

Island’s students set sights on bright future

Education has the power to transform lives – not only for individual students but for families and the communities in which they work.

From computers to rice cookers help is at hand

Youngsters at the Mahiladytheivu Girls Home were presented with certificates for completing a computer course. (more…)

Gift inspires girls to cycle success

A highlight for girls at the Mahiladytheivu Children’s Centre this year has been the donation of 16 bikes.

Hatton’s garden is to grow new skills for pupils

A new kitchen garden is one of the latest projects to be undertaken by Maxi and Vino at the Hatton School.

Girls Community Centre at Mahiladytheivu opens

One of the highlights this year was the opening of the Girls Community Centre at Mahiladytheivu. The centre will be home to 25 girls.