Second National Deshodaya Forum Assembly

The Second National Deshodaya Forum Assembly was recently held in the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) in Colombo with the participation of more than 1,600 Deshodaya members across the country. The Second National Deshodaya Forum Assembly on the 04th of August 2014 followed the First National Deshodaya Forum Assembly in March 2011 and 26 District Deshodaya Forum Assemblies ever since in each administrative district in Sri Lanka. Presently the Deshodaya (Awakening the Nation) is ...

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Metta Round the World

Join us for the Global Metta Meditation to collectively generate the beautiful emotion called loving kindness. The session will be broadcasted live from Ruwanwalisaaya in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka commencing from 5:30p.m (Colombo , 5:30 + GMT). You can watch it live at www.mettaconvention.org Metta Round the World  Dramatic changes are taking place around us, with or without our knowledge. Information about the rapid and disconcerting changes in the political, social, and economic environments, as well as ...

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Sarvodaya gains International Recognition for its entrepreneurship model, brings home the Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award

The founder and General Secretary of Sarvodaya Sri Lanka, Dr A.T. Ariyaratne and Dr Vinya Ariyaratne have been recognised as the Social Entrepreneur for the Year 2014... ...

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Investing in Women is investing in Society: HE Grete Lochen

The Norwegian Ambassador to Sri Lanka Her Excellency Grete Lochen recently visited Nilwala Vishva Dharma Kendra, the Sarvodaya District Center in Matara, as part of her official visit to the South of the country. The Royal Norwegian Embassy has been development partner of Sarvodaya for the last 15 years and she witnessed the impact of community development projects implemented in the district during her visit. Mr. K. G. Dassanayake, the Sarvodaya Southern Provincial Coordinator and Matara ...

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Metta Convention 2014

The Metta Convention is specially convened for the meeting of hearts to promote the widespread practice of Metta and bringing it to new levels through acts of compassionate love such as supporting and caring... ...

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Justice C.V. Wigneswaran attends the 57th AGM of Sarvodaya as the Chief Guest

‘Peace cannot be achieved without a change of heart. This change of heart comes when the pivot of decision making in one’s life shifts from the self to an ambiance of love pervading all around us... ...

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Sarvodaya celebrates 55 years of excellence

On the first week of December 2013 Sarvodaya celebrated its 55 years of excellence and service to the humanity. Sarvodaya humbly commemorated the day with a group of Sarvodaya veterans, present day staff and volunteers who were .. ...

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Sarvodaya credentials internationally strengthened through Commonwealth People’s Forum 2013

Parallel to the 23rd Commonwealth Heads Of Governments Meeting (CHOGM), the Commonwealth People’s Forum (CPF) 2013 successfully ended in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka. Sarvodaya, as one of the local hosts... ...

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Role of religion in reconciliation: Keynote speech by Dr. AT Ariyaratne at LKIIRSS, Colombo

"Providing a leadership that heals the wounds of war and transforms the structures of governance into ones that meet the aspirations of both the ethnic majority and minorities is the continuing... ...

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The Norway Ambassador visits Sarvodaya Sathurukondan Development Education Institute

Her Excellency Grete Lochen, the Norwegian Ambassador to Sri Lanka visited Sarvodaya Development Education Center in Sathurukondan, Batticaloa, during her recent official visit to the Eastern... ...

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