A holistic rural development model that seeks to bridge the gap between the urban and rural communities in Sri Lanka via 10 empowerment divisions across 900+ villages island-wide reaching over 68,000+ beneficiaries annually, free of cost.

Volunteer Accommodation

All US Dollar rates will be calculated as per the exchange rate at the time of payment.

Volunteers are required to cover all their own expenses, including flights, health/accidental insurance, transport, accommodation and food.  FoG has several accommodation options to suit different budgets.

Please note that in lieu of a volunteer placement fee it is mandatory for all volunteers to stay at the Foundation of Goodness accommodation centres as part of the volunteer experience offered by us and as we cannot take responsibility for your safety at external premises.

NOTE: In case of cancellation, you will be liable for a fee of 15% of the total amount.

All prices are subject to change and availability based on tour groups/ prior bookings.

SEENIGAMA VILLAGE – LAHIRU VILLA

Individual rooms on bed and breakfast (B/B) basis per person, per day

The villa is located at the OYOB Centre of Excellence and has five comfortable ensuite a/c rooms with a swimming pool and a communal lounge with satellite TV and a DVD player.  There is also a washing machine available.

Individual rooms on bed and breakfast (B/B) basis per day.

Triple room – USD 65/-

Double room – USD 50/-

Single room – USD 40/-

Lunch and dinner cooked on request by local cooks. 

  • Please note that volunteers are NOT permitted to cook in the Villa kitchen.

 

SEENIGAMA VILLAGE – SPORTS ACADEMY

Dormitory style/ shared rooms – per person, per day

For larger groups and individuals looking for a lower cost alternative, FoG can offer hostel style accommodation based in the Sports Centre.  The accommodation has a fully equipped kitchen, including a washing machine, for guests to use and there is a communal area with WiFi & Satellite TV and we also provide sheets and towels.

Dormitory style/ shared rooms – per person, per day.

Bed only – USD 20/-

Bed with breakfast – USD 25/-

Meals could be arranged at the centre on request but the volunteers would either have to bring in the provisions themselves or get the accommodation centre staff to get them on their behalf for which monies will have to be given to the staff by the volunteers

VILLAGE HEARTBEAT EMPOWERMENT CENTRE – UDUMULLA

PLEASE NOTE that this centre is NOT located at the Seenigama premises.

The first Village Heartbeat opened in 2007 in Udumulla (approx. 2 km further towards Hikkaduwa from Seenigama).

Dormitory style/ shared rooms – per person, per day:

Room only – USD 15/-

VILLAGE HEARTBEAT EMPOWERMENT CENTRE – RATHGAMA

PLEASE NOTE that this centre is NOT located at the Seenigama premises.

Dormitory style/ shared rooms – per person, per day:

(1 bunk bed with attached bathroom – non A/C)

Room only – USD 15/-

VILLAGE HEARTBEAT EMPOWERMENT CENTRE – BANDARAWELA (BADULLA)

PLEASE NOTE this Centre is located in the Nuwara Eliya District.

Located in the hills of Sri Lanka, this Village Heartbeat Empowerment Centre was the 9th Centre opened to empower rural Sri Lankans. The climate in the area is generally colder than other areas of Sri Lanka.

Single room on bed and breakfast (B/B) basis per day (Lunch and dinner $10 – on request). 

(1 single bed with attached bathroom – non A/C)

Single room – US $20

 

VILLAGE HEARTBEAT EMPOWERMENT CENTRE – DAMBULLA (MATALE)

PLEASE NOTE this Centre is located in Matale District.

This Village Heartbeat Empowerment Centre is one of our newest facilities and empowers over 800 rural children from the area.

Double room on room only basis per day.

(2 beds with attached bathroom – non A/C)

Double room – US $20

MATHGAL VILLAGE HEARTBEAT EMPOWERMENT CENTRE – JAFFNA

PLEASE NOTE this Centre is located in Jaffna (Northern Sri Lanka)

Shared rooms per person, per day

The 6th Village Heartbeat was opened in 2017 and has a library, a computer training centre, English & Sinhala classes, volunteer expertise oriented programmes which form the core of the village.

Mathagal is a quiet rural village situated by the beach and can be a little cut off from the urban bustle. The nearest large city is the Jaffna Town situated 24 kilometres away.

ROOM ONLY

Single room on bed and breakfast (B/B) basis per day.

Single room – US $20

NOTE: In case of cancellation, you will be liable for a fee of 15% of the total amount.
All prices are subject to change and availability based on tour groups/ prior bookings.

Accommodation at Lahiru Villa, Seenigama

Accommodation at Sports Academy, Seenigama

Accommodation at the Udumulla Village Heartbeat Empowerment Centre

Accommodation at Rathgama Village Heartbeat Empowerment Centre

Accommodation at the Dambulla Village Heartbeat Empowerment Centre

Accommodation at the Bandarawela Village Heartbeat Empowerment Centre

Accommodation at the Mathagal Village Heartbeat Empowerment Centre