Why I formed the IGSL Foundation
I GO TO SRILANKA FOUNDATION
Every Man, woman & child deserves an education. With “I Go To Sri Lanka Foundation”. We aim to provide and encourage education among the rural areas of Sri Lanka. Education is the one factor that can elevate anyone from poverty in Sri Lanka & the world.
I was born into a working-class family as most Sri Lankans. Though my parents wanted to give me the best education it was not possible without a situation. We faced countless obstacles, wearing a single pair of shoes, learning under candlelight, sacrificing my lunch money to buy books. My mother used to sell breakfast in order to pay our school fees. It was the difficult times that made us & it was the difficult times that makes us value the things we take for granted. But from these experiences, I have realised the importance of these basic needs. And most importantly the foundation of education.
My team, my partners & I work hard to give a smile to those children and fill their lives with light, hoping that one day these actions will pave for a better future for them.
What we do
We select children, who love to study & determined to get an education & fight poverty. We will go meet their families & discuss about their needs, afterwards, we try our best possible to provide them with the tools they need for the children’s education.
- School textbooks
- Payments for Tuition Classes
- Extra books for Educational Curiosity
We also help orphanages, so we often organize teatime/lunch & dinner & spend time with them. Sharing a few moments of our life with them. Our guests are more than welcome to join us on our community services and spread the love with us.
How we make this project successful
We fund our social service charity through the following approaches:
- Donations from our clients go towards charities;
- Profit from Villa Daisy Guest house goes towards the charities;
- Traditional Sri Lankan cuisine banquets held in Italy & Europe. Earnings from that are donated to the charities in Sri Lanka;
- Partners like Goodfellas Tattoo parlour help to sustain these projects;
- Partners like Bridge Film Festival Verona provides us with the visibility in Italy to help fund donation for the charity services.
For a better education
Meet local children who is sustained by us.
We believe in a better society with social values. We sort out the influencers, children. That’s why IGSL Foundation works on children through our projects to educate them. We create an interexchange with you and them. Meet them, spend a day with them, tell about you and your country. Influence them with your passion because it will help them to open their eyes to new horizons.
Are you a volunteer, hope to visit Sri Lanka? So join with us to help who need us.
1° wooden statue exhibition by Sunil Appuhamy.
We help local artist to show their art pieces.
IGSL foundation goes to the Sri Lankan village and gives the voice to the people do not have the voice in the chapter. This is our first exhibition organized by IGSL Foundation in Villa Daisy to promote and sustain wood carver Sunil Appuhamy. Our ambition is to encourage them to live with the art and at the same time, to give an opportunity to our guest to appreciate their works.