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Compassion in Action

Carrying the message forward

The younger generation of the Sarvodaya family carries the message of non-violence and compassion in action to the world. This video was done in collaboration with The Stone Soup Leadership Institute, who are strong supporters of our Founder Dr. A.T Ariyaratne and his work through The Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement in Sri Lanka. His grandchildren did …

Sarvodaya’s response to Sri Lanka’s Emergency Crisis situation

Sri Lanka faced and is facing turmoil in their financial stability with skyrocketing inflation and scarcity of resources. Sarvodaya has risen to the occasion and started conducting emergency response services. In addition, Sarvodaya is strategizing projects which would help on the long term. Dr Vinya Ariyaratne, shared his plans and strategies to the Sarvodaya donor …

Stand with Sri Lanka in this time of crisis

Sri Lanka has not experienced hunger in decades — now they are. Sarvodaya is unique in its ability to reach the entire country, and support families in their struggle to meet their most basic needs. Please watch Dr. Vinya Ariyaratne’s presentation below or his slide deck, and contribute all you can.

Sarvodaya launches emergency response life saving assistance to the public

As you maybe aware, the Sri Lankan public has taken up to themselves to make drastic changes to the country’s leadership in response to the corruption leading up to unprecedented inflation and lack of base resources for their livelihood. However peaceful the intention is, pockets of violence and chaos ensued and seeing the condition first …

A true example of Shramadana in the age of COVID

Sarvodaya converted their largest training center in Thanamalwila Sri Lanka into an Intermediate Care Center to cater for those who cannot get health care otherwise, either due to economic reasons or due to their local government run hospital running over capacity.   Dr. Vinya Ariyaratne was happy to  announce that “after 2 and a half months …

Food Security program to address the current crisis in Sri Lanka

The beautiful country of Sri Lanka is facing an unprecedented economic crisis exacerbated by an ongoing political crisis. The people are facing an unprecedented lack of basic resources such as vehicle fuel and cooking gas, while inflation has lead to a scarcity of basic food provisions necessities. The local currency has depreciated immensely and the government …

Statement issued by the President of the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement in Sri Lanka

Dr. Vinya Ariyaratne issued this statement earlier this week, in response to the chaos and unrest amongst the citizens of Sri Lanka, due to the violence created by biased segments of soceity during the current political and economic crisis in the country.

Sri Lankan Conglomerate ties up with Sarvodaya to assist Female Entrepreneurs

The Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement has a long history of initiating programs for female entrepreneurs. Training and development of skills, education on business and financial aspects, loans, grants, and follow up on their progress are some of the areas in which Sarvodaya has extensive experience and expertise. Expolanka Holdings, a globally diversified conglomerate in Sri Lanka, …

Requests for Funds to Complete the Intermediary Care Center at Sarvodaya Premises

The Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement of Sri Lanka has been at the forefront of community level COVID-19 prevention and control activities since the beginning of the  epidemic in March 2020 and has assumed responsibility to assist the Government’s effort to  set up a hundred-bed Intermediary Care Centre at Thanamalwila, Monaragala District, Uva  Province. This facility will be …

Experts come together to list immediate actions to circumvent the death and severely infected rates due to the COVID-19 pandemic

After a dearth of availability, finally Sri Lanka has acquired vaccinations and programs are underway to get as much of the population vaccinated rapidly. However, the delta variant is spreading faster than the people can be protected via the vaccination, that the infected and death toll is rising rapidly on a daily basis. Lead by …