Sarvodaya Suwasetha Sewa Society Ltd. maintains four CDCs in Akuressa, Bataganvila, Kosgama and Wariyapola for girls between the ages of 05 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, Kosgama266-18 years5
Child Development Center, Wariyapola406-18 years5
Child Development Center, Akuressa236-18 years4

These girls are given education in government schools and quite a few of them follow through with higher education while most others continue to pursue vocational training or obtain employment.

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.

Activities conducted in these homes include;

  • Formal Education

  • Special Classes (Languages, Computer, Extra support for education )

  • Cookery – Home Management

  • Horticulture

  • Sports Recreation & Keep Fit Programmes

  • Girl Guides

  • Singing, Music, Drama

  • Excursions

  • Pre-Vocational Sewing Training

  • Extra Curricular Activities

  • Nutrition Health & Hygiene

  • Enhance Reading Habits via Library Facilities

  • Life Style Skills Development

  • Encourage Savings and Teaches Budgeting and Fund & Resource Management

  • Psycho Social Development

  • Spiritual Development

Kosgama home is funded by Sarvodaya Netherlands

The members of the Rathnayake family provide funds and assistance towards the maintenance of the Suwasetha Ratnayake Memorial Resource Centre – the CDC for girls in Akuressa. 

Sugiura Bramchariya Fountation, Japan Provides funding towards the maintenance of the CDC in Wariyapola.

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

CDCDaily Meal CostsMonthly Utility BillsMonthly Transportation CostsContact Details
Child Development Center, WariyapolaBreakfast: 150.00 * 28
Lunch: 200.00 * 28
Dinner: 175.00 * 28
Electricity bill: Rs. 6,000.00
Water bill: Rs. 3,000.00
Rs. 3,000.00Address: Chilaw Road, Rambawewa, Wariyapola
Telephone No: 037-2293549
Child Development Center, KosgamaBreakfast: 150.00 * 36
Lunch: 200.00 * 36
Dinner: 175.00 * 36
Electricity bill: Rs. 15,000.00
Water bill: Rs. 5,000.00
Rs. 8,000.00Address: Upper Kosgama, Kosgama
Telephone No: 036-2255017
Child Development Center, AkuressaBreakfast: 150.00 * 17
Lunch: 200.00 * 17
Dinner: 175.00 * 17
Electricity bill: Rs. 6,000.00
Water bill: Rs. 6,500.00
Rs. 8,000.00Address: No. 25, Yakabadda Road, Akuressa
Telephone No: 041-2283125