Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children

A microproject by The Sunshine Charity
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Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children
Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children
Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children
Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children
Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children
Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children
Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children
Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children
Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children

Summary

With difficulties and disruption caused by the coronavirus, the annual Christmas celebrations for the Sunshine Kids would not have taken place if not for Santa's surprise alternate plan. With many districts of the island still under lockdown and Santa unable to be present himself he has kindly arranged for someone holding a curfew pass to travel 270 km by car all the way up to Trincomalee to meet the kids and hand over their gifts. Thank You Santa for bringing Christmas cheer to our children!

$252
total raised
2
donors
0
monthly donors
2
months

Challenge

The community has faced multiple challenges over the years. From the long years of conflict to the tsunami, from the impact of poverty and more recently from the pandemic. Benefiting from this project will be fifty Sunshine Kids. With their usual end of the year party and holiday celebrations cancelled, receiving Christmas gifts in-spite of no celebrations will bring them much holiday cheer. Imagine the sparkle in their eyes when they open their gifts!

Solution

The project will provide an array of gifts for fifty vulnerable children. School bags and lunch boxes for the children transfering to primary school along with creative toys and a goody bag of things they will enjoy during the holidays.

Long-Term Impact

The Organization purchased a block of land and built a permanent day care and preschool to achieve a long-term impact. It has been fifteen years since the Centre was established, operating today as the only sustainable and recognized day care and preschool in a distance of 10 km. If it did not exist, or it ceases to operate, the children living in the Trincomalee District, Eastern Province of Sri Lanka, will be compelled to stay home till they are admitted at the age of 5 to primary school.

Resources

http:/​/​www.sunshinecharity.org/​
The organizaion is a not-for-profit Trust
The Organization - The Sunshine Charity
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Organization Information

The Sunshine Charity

Location: Colombo 6 - Sri Lanka
Website:
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Project Leader:
Sharadha de Saram
Colombo 6, Western Province Sri Lanka

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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