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Special Initiatives


Turning Lives Around

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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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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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Equipping Communities

PROMOTING FEMALE ENTREPRENEURSHIP AMONG RURAL COMMUNITIES

Shanthi and several other females in her community in Kahahengama, Kuruwita gather once a week under the shade of trees in a neighbour’s garden. Unlike …

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Responding to Emergencies

THILINA’S STORY: RESPONDING TO THE EASTER SUNDAY CRISIS

Thilina is a 35-year-old single mother of two young children. The tragic bomb explosion at St. Sebastian’s Church, Katuwapitiya on Easter Sunday in 2019 has …

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Empowering Communities

STRENGTH TO BUILD ANEW

The untimely demise of Shirani’s husband weighed heavily upon her but she did not have time to grieve her loss as the burden of her …

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Safeguarding Children

LEADS: A FRIEND IN NEED

Rizna* was the youngest in her family and was cared for by an aging grandmother since her father abandoned her family and her mother was …

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Special Initiatives

TURNING LIVES AROUND

Gihan* was born into a privileged family in Colombo that owned a thriving business in selling fish and dried fish. Gihan was only 19 years …

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Responding to Emergencies

ASSISTANCE FOR THE FLOOD AFFECTED

Vinodh hails from a little village in Kilinochchi. The rains first started when he was on his school term-end vacation. The rain brings so many …

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Safeguarding Children

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR TODDLERS

Preschool is often full of fun and enjoyable activities. The little children find themselves learning important life skills and improving cognitive abilities in a fun …

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