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Yu Hwa Li

Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka welcomes Yu Hwa Li as National Director

Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Yu Hwa Li to the leadership role of National Director from February 2018. Counting over 25 years of experience in the non-profit sector, Mr. Yu Hwa Li is an experienced NGO leader in...

Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka on a mission to forge ‘Partnerships with Purpose’

COLOMBO, 22 January 2017 Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka’s (HFHSL) President and Chairman of the National Board of Directors – Lakshan Madurasinghe’s unique Habitat journey started with him volunteering at a Habitat Build event, and thereafter led to over a decade long...

From a Volunteer to Board Chairman – Lakshan Madurasinghe’s life-changing journey at Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, 5 December 2017: On International Volunteer Day, which is celebrated universally on 5th December, to foster a spirit of volunteerism amongst individuals and organizations alike, Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka (HFHSL) would like to highlight the story of its...
KEPCO Volunteer Tean

Corporate ‘Global Village’ volunteers from KEPCO Korea partner with Habitat for Humanity in Batticaloa

  A group of 42 Global Village volunteers from Korea Electric Power Corporation(KEPCO) joined Habitat Sri Lanka to build homes for families in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka. The volunteers donated USD 14,350 and assisted in the construction of 8 homes through this GV build....

Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka marks World Habitat Day by sharing knowledge on alternative construction technologies

COLOMBO, 31 October 2017 ─World Habitat Day is observed each year on the first Monday in October, designated by the United Nations more than 30 years ago to focus attention on the basic right of all people to have adequate shelter. Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka...
Coke Build Group

Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka partners with Coca-Cola on a ‘Corporate Team Build’ program

KALUTARA – 25 August 2017 -The staff of Coca-Cola Beverages Sri Lanka Ltd. joined hands with Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka recently in Kalutara, for a unique volunteer experience through Habitat’s ‘Corporate Team Build’. Over 20 volunteers came together to construct...

Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka Constructs 80 Homes in Kegalle District

Helping families achieve strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter In celebration of National Housing Day, Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka (HFHSL) ceremoniously handed over 80 houses constructed for families affected by landslides in the Kegalle District on...
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Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka commences housing project in Central Province funded by the Government of India

COLOMBO, 03 June 2017 ─ As part of the Government of India’s commitment to construct 50,000 homes in Sri Lanka, the High Commission of India has launched a project to construct 4,000 homes for plantation workers in the Central and Uva Provinces. 1,134 of these homes...

Women’s Build 2017

Women’s Build 2017 is part of Habitat for Humanity’s annual women empowerment campaign popularly known as “BuildHerUp”. The Women’s Build aims to engage volunteers and partners to address the challenges faced by women across Sri Lanka, by bringing together women from all walks of life to advocate for safe, secure and affordable housing. Funds raised through Women Build will be utilized to provide housing for families headed by women towards ensuring that they have decent, safe places to live.

Habitat for Humanity’s ‘Scout Build’ to Empower Young Leaders in Sri Lanka

Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka (HFHSL) in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Scouts Association (SLSA) conducted its inaugural ‘Scout Build’, in an initiative to foster volunteerism and empower Scouts to become young leaders in Sri Lanka.

European Union-funded housing project

COLOMBO, 18 February 2017 ─ More than 215, 000 people will benefit from a Euro 14 million multi-faceted housing project, financed by the European Union (EU), and implemented by Habitat for Humanity and World Vision Lanka.

Speaking during the opening ceremony, Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives for the Delegation of the European Union (EU), HE Tung-Laï Margue said, “I am hopeful that this project will assist in providing returnee families with not just homes and livelihood alternatives but also the necessary support to rebuild a life and a future for themselves. The goal has always been to turn the cycle of impoverishment and reliance to that of self-sufficiency, and I am encouraged to see that we are moving in the right direction through this initiative”.

Habitat for Humanity ‘Breaks Ground’ in Aranayake

An initiative in collaboration with Alwaleed Philanthropies and the Government of Sri Lanka to rebuild the lives of families affected by landslides Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka (HFHSL) has partnered with Alwaleed Philanthropies (AP), chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed...