The Foundation of Goodness is a holistic rural development model that seeks to bridge the urban-rural divide in Sri Lanka via 10 empowerment divisions across 900+ villages island-wide, and reached over 307,000+ beneficiaries in 2022 alone by way of 15 Empowerment Centres, free of cost.
The last few years have taken a toll on many Sri Lankans. Having barely recovered from the COVID 19 Pandemic followed by the Economic Crisis, every day is struggle to many. Especially in the backdrop of escalating living expenses, numerous parents residing in the rural villages of Sri Lanka find themselves grappling with the financial strain of providing the most basic school supplies for their children. This economic hurdle translates into a substantial number of children being denied the opportunity to pursue an education, hindering their potential for a brighter future.
For the past 24 years, The Essential School Supplies Programme has been a dedicated initiative which has tirelessly addressed this pressing issue by distributing over 78,420 comprehensive school supply packs to the children in these rural areas over the years. The impact of this endeavor has been profound, not only in equipping these young minds with the tools they need for learning but also in fostering a sense of hope and empowerment within these communities.
The transformative power of education is vividly exemplified through the heartfelt testimonials of beneficiaries who have directly experienced the positive effects of our program.
One grateful teacher from Vavuniya attests, “ “We see our students struggle everyday. But today I watched a child’s face light up as they held the school pack.” Another student from Hatton also stated that “I know it’s hard for my parents to provide all of this for me, but now I have what I need to go to school. Thank you!” There are many such testimonials from parents, teachers and students alike.
These testimonials echo the profound impact that our program has had on the lives of countless families and children. However, the need persists, and once again, we are reaching out to compassionate individuals like you to join hands with us. Each of our pack priced at just 18USD contains 1 school bag, 8 CR Books, Pens and a voucher for shoes.
Together, we can break down the barriers to education and empower these children to overcome the challenges they face, paving the way for a more promising and empowered generation. Your support can truly make a lasting difference in the lives of these young minds, enabling them to build a foundation for success and contribute meaningfully to their communities and beyond.
Please visit https://unconditionalcompassion.org/donate/
Or you donate directly to
Name: FOUNDATION OF GOODNESS
Bank Account No: 092010085900 Bank: HATTON NATIONAL BANK PLC
Bank Code: 7083 Branch Code: 092
Swift Code: HBLILKLX