Established in 2005 we are a UK Registered charity ( number 1110306) helping children through education in Sri Lanka we are also registered as non profit making organisation in Sri Lanka and to date have helped more than 30,000 children across the island running volunteer schemes, child sponsorship, as well as rebuilding, providing training and educational assistance to vulnerable children regardless of ethnic or religious differences.
" We make a living by what we get we make a life by what we give "
Sir Winston Churchill
For the last 10 years Helplanka with the support of established partners and a number of UK schools and sister charities and organisations have provided educational aid, teacher training, counselling, built a school and 11 houses , provided child sponsorship, school twinning, IT support, uniforms, shoes, books toys , and managed a highly successful UK volunteering programme . Our programmes for children are unique as they are provided for selected children in Sri Lanka by children in the UK and is long term non political and not based on religion or caste and we are proud that as a charity we have helped children who needed it in Sri Lanka be they Sinhalese Tamil or Muslim, Christian Buddhist Hindu or Muslim from Hambantota in the South to Batticaloa in The East and Jaffna in the North and Marawila in the West .
“ True charity is the desire to be useful to others without thought of recompense..” Emanuel Swedenborg
Want to Help us to make a difference ? You can become a volunteer or fundraise through Justgiving. You can sponsor a child from £20 per month You can set up a standing order through our bank Helplanka Cooperative Bank Sort code 089299 account number 65172889 or send us a donation by cheque to Helplanka at 14 Dalmeny Road Carshalton on the Hill Surrey SM5 4PP. All donations will be acknowledged and receipts provided and UK tax payers can gift aid their donations.
Financial donations can also be accepted in Sri Lanka in Sri Lankan Rupees to Helplanka Children's Guarantee Ltd our non profit making organisation in Sri Lanka number GL2021 remittances to:
Helplanka Children's Guarantee Ltd
Bank of Ceylon Ja Ela Branch account number 71414382
“I shall pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any human being , let me do it now. Let me not defer nor neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.” Anon
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