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Disaster Relief For May 2016 Victims

Please click the REPORT button to read more about our disaster relief efforts up to 30 June 2016. For more information on our projects you could contact Romesh Fernando (admin@candleaid.org).

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CandleAid Lanka

Established in 1995, CandleAid is a goverment approved charity in Sri Lanka. Our belief is “It is better by far to light a solitary candle than to curse the darkness.”

About Us

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CandleAid functions primarily as a link between your act of generosity and someone else’s need. Be a sponsor today and help us combat poverty in Sri Lanka.

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Find out about our key programmes

CandleAid has 3 main programmes – Food, Education and Health. We also run a few general projects. 

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Number of beneficiaries we have helped

24
Beneficiaries on waiting list
1173
Current Beneficiaries
9
Current Projects
20
Completed Projects

Our Focus

CandleAid has 3 main programmes 

Education Programme

Of all the CandleAid initiatives, greater emphasis is given to the education programme as we firmly believe that education provides a springboard to leap out of the well of poverty.

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Food Programme

Candleaid provides food assistance to poor families with children.

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Health Programme

How do the poor react to this dilemma? Already burdened with abject poverty and unable to stretch their income to provide even the basic meals to their children, how do they cope with illness ?

CandleAid’s Health Programme is designed to address this perennial question mainly relating to cancer

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Latest Stories

A collection of stories of the amazing people who work to make another person’s life better. Stories to prove that every candle that you light counts.

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Lend a helping hand to the poor in Sri Lanka

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