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In the Netherlands: Foundation
Committee of Recommendation
In Sri Lanka: Trust & NGO
Somawathi Trust in Sri Lanka
Private aid project. All board members and trustees to work unpaid.
CBF certificate for Charity
Winner Transparency Award 2009 + 2010
NGO-status in Sri Lanka
Best children’s home in South Sri Lanka
Strengthen on all fronts and with different expertise in the administration.
Construction, infrastructure and operational costs: €. 3.946.334,-
Ca. € 225.000,- per year (Inflation-linked)
Ultimo 2015 € 2.633.300,- including interest revenues. Needed for the upcoming years and part of the guarantee to the Sri Lankan child protection agency.
SMJS Deloitte Sri Lanka
Twynstra Gudde for tenders and certification of buildings.
Under Sri Lankan leadership on monitoring and financial support from the Netherlands. Focused question; anticipate needs and requirements.
As long as Sri Lanka is in need of childcare. This is discussed annually with local child protection.
-104 resident children under guardianship
-25 care mothers
Creating a loving and safe environment for children run by the local management. Where they can grow and develop into healthy, responsible and educated people of the society; with respect for the culture and traditions.
Somawathi provides perspective for each child through customization and diversity programs. The Sri Lanka Orphanage Foundation raises funds to make this possible. The facilities (partly) are also made available to the region.
On a small scale there is cultivation of fruit and vegetables and the sale of homemade art to visitors. Also regularly donations of ‘almsgivings’, where visitors are offered a lunch or meal package. Examining whether it is achievable to generate more income in te coming years.
In the children’s village Somawathi Home support and facilities are offered to:
Except for the cooperation with the National Child Protection Agency there are no political connections.
The Foundation and the Somawathi Trust have given a guarantee to the government of Sri Lanka through the National Child Protection Authority to support the in-home children and if necessary also coming generations of children that need institutional care.