Project information

Hopes and Dreams Kilinochchi

To train refugees and orphans who have known nothing but 30 years of war in order that they may either gain employment, or make items to sell, specifically Soap, Candles, Jewellery and tuk tuks. Our Centre in the south of Sri Lanka already makes these items and can undertake training

September 2011 - December 2016

Charity information: The Manacare Foundation

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  • Need


    Refugees with no education need some kind of training in order that they may earn an income


    They will be able to work and earn money for them selves and their families

  • Aims

    Aim 1



    » Making Soap
    » Making Candles
    » Sewing
    » Training as Housemaids

    What success will look like

    Quality Output

    Aim 2

    Earning an income


    » We have won a major contract to supply the Jetwing group of hotels with soap

    What success will look like

    Receiving payment for items made by the trainee

  • Impact


    Long Term changes will be a flourishing business with many employees, either outreach or in house


    There are no risks


    On our web site, donors welcome to visit

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £11,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £1,000 Travel Bringing refugees down to the training centre frm the north of Sri Lanka, until we can build up ther
      £4,000 Lodging Overheads during training periods (4 months duration)
      £5,000 Ingredients Ingredients during set up
      £1,000 Administration Telephone, etc
  • Background


    Kilinochchi , no hotels, ... area devastated by 30 years of war.


    The population of Kilinochchi, mainly refugees, some orphans

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Because we are already based in Sri Lanka. We have done much reconnaisance work in the area of need, we are working closely with the Rotary Club (the writer being a Rotarian) in Jaffna.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Rev'd Karola

    Is working closely with the refugees and has a prioretised list of recipients