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Empowering Communities


Harvesting

Happiness

Safeguarding Children


Ending the Circle

of Shame

Responding to Emergencies


Assistance for the

Flood Affected

Special Initiatives


Turning Lives

Around

Where Children Come First

LEADS is a national agency established in 1978 and an approved charity.

Our work is integrated in recognising the child as part of a family, a community and the nation, whether it be in our work with survivors of abuse, vulnerable communities at risk and support in times of natural and manmade disasters or at national policy level.

Where Children Come First

LEADS is a national agency established in 1978 and an approved charity.


Our work is integrated in recognising the child as part of a family, a community and the nation, whether it be in our work with survivors of abuse, vulnerable communities at risk and support in times of natural and manmade disasters or at national policy level.

Safeguarding

Children

Empowering Communities

Responding to Emergencies

Special

Initiatives

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Safeguarding Children

STATEMENT ON RISE IN CHILD ABUSE

LEADS CONDEMNS RECENT RISE IN INCIDENTS OF CHILD ABUSE AND TRAFFICKING 19 July, 2021: LEADS expresses its deep concern at the escalating incidents of abhorrent …

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Safeguarding Children

LEADS LAUNCHES A CHILD SPONSORSHIP PROGRAMME FOR SURVIVORS OF CHILD ABUSE

In response to the escalating need for psychosocial care for survivors of child abuse across Sri Lanka, LEADS recently launched its Child Sponsorship programme through …

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Responding to Emergencies

LEADS DONATES EMERGENCY MEDICAL SUPPLIES TO SUPPORT SRI LANKA’S COVID-19 RESPONSE IN RATNAPURA

On 19 June, LEADS handed over emergency medical supplies valued at over 2 million through its regional office in Ratnapura at the Sabaragamuwa Provincial Council …

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Safeguarding Children

DR. CHINTHA DISSANAYAKE CHAMPIONS LEADS’ CHILD SPONSORSHIP PROGRAMME

LEADS’ joined hands with Dr. Chintha Dissanayake in November 2020 when Dr. Dissanayake came on board as LEADS’ new Goodwill Ambassador. She was an integral …

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Responding to Emergencies

LEADS CONTINUES TO SUPPORT MOH IN ONGOING BATTLE AGAINST COVID-19

On 11 June 2021, LEADS handed over 8,000 FFP3 masks for the use of medical personnel to Dr. Kapila Wickramanayake – the Director of the Medical Supplies Division of the Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka. The donation was handed over by LEADS’ Chief Executive Officer – Mr. Monroe Jayasuriya and Manager of Resource Mobilisation – Mrs. Diordre Moraes, and was accepted by Dr. Wickramanayake and other ministry officials.

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Safeguarding Children

FINDING SOLACE

Nayana* and her family had their fair share of troubles. Nayana’s elder sister lived with a disability and the family could not afford a home of their own due to their financial difficulties. As a result, Nayana’s family moved in with her uncle and aunt. Trouble seemed to follow them there too as Nayana’s aunt moved out soon after this shift. This however did not trouble Nayana as she loved the company of her three cousins. Her uncle too was very caring – he worked in a city far away from home and would come home only once a month.

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News

PRESS RELEASE: LEADS RESPONDS TO EMERGENCY NEEDS ARISING IN THE FACE OF THIRD WAVE OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC

PRESS RELEASE 25 May, 2021: According to the Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, Sri Lanka reported its highest cases of persons infected with the …

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Special Initiatives

BUILDING BRIGHTER FUTURES – ONE BRICK AT A TIME

Sellam Sivanathan hails from Kumarasamipuram and is the father of four young children. His village is in rural Mullaitivu which was among the areas worst …

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Empowering Communities

EMPOWERING YOUTH TO CHAMPION WOMEN’S RIGHTS

Sureniya, Sathyabaama and Dilani are three friends following a course in nursing at St. Anne’s Nurse Training Academy in Kotagala. On 27 August 2019, they …

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