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Adopt-a-Village (2017-2019)

Clean water, toilet facilities, health and education are vital for a healthy, economically-stable community. They help disadvantaged communities become stronger and, ultimately self-sustaining. Since the end of the Civil War, Sri Lanka’s urban regions have seen considerable development. However, Tamil districts and villages still lack basic amenities and infrastructure. This has a big…

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MalarumMottukal

Our cultural show, Malarum Mottukkal (Blooming Buds), at Thamil Isai Kalamanram raised $6,000 to support Ozanam, a centre for physically challenged children, and Dharisanam, a school for visually handicapped students, both situated in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka. This entertaining event consisted of a wide range of performances including dance, vocals, and veena recitals presented by talented local youth in…

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Fundraising

In addition to  donations, we rely on fundraising events to allow us to support all the vital projects we do. You are welcome to choose your own fundraising events, participate in ones we host, or to take inspiration from these ideas. Host your own breakfast fundraiser! Gather your friends and family for an…

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Preschool

Quality preschool education has been shown in numerous studies to be one of the most effective interventions in helping children overcome economic and social disadvantages. It is perhaps the single best investment you can make to prepare children for school and to give them the best opportunity to thrive later in life.1  CTHA…

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Microcredit

CTHA’s Microcredit programme provides start-up loans to impoverished women who typically lack collateral, steady employment and a credit history. Our aim is not only to support entrepreneurship and alleviate poverty, but also to empower women and, in many cases, uplift entire communities. This programme was launched in December 2016 with a pilot project…

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