Wiraj de Mel joined us on 05 October 2020 as our Manager - Administration. Having retired from the private sector where he held senior positions in management mainly in the automobile industry, Wiraj brings years of administrative experience and a mature outlook to CandleAid. He has been a church warden at Holy Emmanuel Church, Moratuwa for over ten years.
Krishani joined CandleAid in January 2020. Her long years of expertise in the field of accounting and finance is a valuable asset to CandleAid as she takes the responsibility for all accounting and finance work of the organization.
Sunil has been with CandleAid for more than 10 years after retiring from the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. While heading the Health Programme he has also handled all technical matters including computers and IT related work in the organisation. His passion for photography has also helped CandleAid.
Mavis joined CandleAid in August 2012 having retired from Carey College, after a long service period. With her friendly and ever helpful disposition she handles staff matters as well as the General Projects of CandleAid.
Malkanthi (also known as Ganga) joined CandleAid in December 2003 to help in the Education Programme. Her intelligent grasp of the work and interest in accounts soon moved her into the Accounts Department. Today she is the Assistant Accountant, a very knowledgeable and well informed asset to the Finance Manager.
Chamila joined CandleAid in October 2005 as an Assistant in the Food Programme. She has subsequently worked in other programmes within CandleAid and has gained a good working knowledge of all its programmes. Apart from her work in the Education Programme, she is the Co-ordinator for the Library Project and the Swim for Safety Programme.