General Projects

These are some of our general projects run by CandleAid. 

Book Project

The purpose of the project is to relieve parents of the significant financial burden of purchasing new school books for the ensuing academic year.

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Blind Colony

CandleAid has been assisting a colony of visually impaired elders situated at Katubedde, Moratuwa for many years. Their given meals and other forms of assistance on a regular basis. 

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Career Guidance Programme (CGP)

The Career Guidance Programme started on 30 July 2015 and is a free workshop that aims to prepare fresh university graduates for working life. CandleAid will endeavour to continue this programme on a funds available basis. 

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Self-Empowerment Women (SEW)

The SEW project is a holistic attempt to strengthen the will and address the issues faced by women who have been entrusted with the responsibility of being the sole bread winner due to numerous reasons.

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St Joseph's School for the Hearing Impaired

St Joseph’s School for the Hearing Impaired (SJS) is run by a group of dedicated Catholic nuns. They welcome and nurture hearing impaired children from all ethnic and religious backgrounds. CandleAid Lanka commenced working with SJS in 2005 when it opened a library at the school. This project was completed in 2015

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