Sarvodaya Suwasetha maintains two houses in Balapitiya and Baddegama for boys between the ages 5 to 18 years who have been victims of various social problems and abuses.

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Description of CenterCommenced InNo. of ChildrenAge GroupNo. of Staff
Child Development Center for Boys , Balapitiya1981145-12 years5
Child Development Center for Boys, Baddegama1989106-18 years4

In both homes, children attend school and additional tuition classes are conducted to help them along in their studies at the center itself. They show talent in academics as well as in extra curricular activities. They regularly take part in various competitions and performances in sports and aesthetics within and outside the school. They also participate in the Annual World Children’s Day celebrations organised by the Department of Probation & Child Care as well as in New year and Christmas Programmes organised by different organisations. The children are taken on educational trips with the help of kind donors.

A summary of activities conducted and services provided in these centers include;

  • Formal Education

  • Nutrition, Health & Hygiene

  • Extra-Curricular Activities

  • Excursions

  • Psycho Social Development

  • Spiritual Development

  • Counseling and Guidance

  • Vocational Skills Development

  • Sports, Recreation & Keep Fit Programmes

  • Enhance Reading Habits via Library Facilities

  • Special Classes (Computer, Extra support for education)

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With the objective of creating a conducive environment to the children, pesticide free cultivation of vegetables, fruits and flowers is carried out in the Baddegama center which has plenty of space for organic gardening. Fresh fruits and vegetables produced by the children’s efforts are used in their own meals.

Tjallinga wooshuis Foundation, Netherlands is a long term donor for Balapitiya CDC
Columbus Foundation :Limited Brand cares / Mast Cares Fund -, USA is a long term donor for Baddegama CDC

Below details are for kind donors who may wish to support any of our boys’ homes.

CDCDaily Meal CostsMonthly Utility BillsMonthly Transportation CostsContact Details
Child Development Center, BalapitiyaBreakfast: 150.00 * 17
Lunch: 200.00 *17
Dinner: 175.00 * 17
Electricity bill: Rs. 15,000.00
Water bill: Rs. 6,000.00
Rs. 7,000.00Address: No. 31, Mohottiwatte, Sri Gunananda Mawatha, Balapitiya
Telephone No: 091-2258584
Child Development Center, BaddegamaBreakfast: 150.00 * 17
Lunch: 200.00 *17
Dinner: 175.00 * 17
Electricity bill: Rs. 6,000.00
Water bill: Rs. 5,000.00
Rs. 10,000.00Address: No. 19, Galle Road, Baddegama
Telephone No: 091-2292207