HelpAge helps older people claim their rights, challenge discrimination   and overcome poverty, so that they can lead dignified, secure, active and healthy lives.
OUR PROGRAMMES
Around four medical and eye camps are...
Medical and Eye Camps are conducted monthly islandwide...
The programmes of the Education Division are...
Many senior citizens suffering from disability, mobility restraints and...
Under this initiative HelpAge conducts programmes to promote...
LATEST NEWS  
  • HelpAge Ice creamDansala…
    HelpAge Sri Lanka family successfully held an ice cream dansala on Monday 20th June 2016 at the Head Office premises at Boralesgamuwa. This was in commemmoration of the ‘Poson Poya day’ .
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  • Farewell Meeting
    HASL staff bid farewell to its most senior member of staff on 1st June 2016.
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  • HelpAge Flood Relief efforts
    HASL family commenced its mission on flood relief from day one after the adverse weather and disastrous floods and landslides devastated a huge number of people.
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  • Mobile Medical Units
    HelpAge Sri Lanka Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) is rendering an invaluable service to thousands of underprivileged senior citizens in the country. The Mobile Medical Unit travels to remote areas of the country in providing free services to the needy senior citizens who have limited mobility to access health services and eye care services.
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  • HelpAge Eye Hospital performed 55 free cataract surgeries
    On 7th March 2016 HelpAge Eye Hospital performed
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  • International Day of Older Persons 2016….
    HelpAge Sri Lanka jointly with the Department of Social Welfare, Probation and Child Protection, Southern Province, celebrated the International Day of Older Persons 2016, at the Sanath Jayasuriya Stadium, Matara on 11th October 2016 from 8.00am to 3.00pm.
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  • MR & MRS H P GOONERATNE CHARITABLE
    EDUCATIONAL GRANT
    The Mr. & Mrs H P Gooneratne Charitable Educational Grant is a unique educational grant scheme established with the personal funds of the Gooneratne family. The scheme was launched by the siblings of HASL’s Founder Chairman the Late Mr. H P Gooneratne, with the aim of supporting HASL Staff in meeting expenses towards their children’s education.
    The Grant scheme was inaugurated in December 2015 where 25 beneficiaries received educational grants.
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  • HelpAge Programme with Manusath Derana ……..
    HASL joined hands with Manusath Derana Programme to distribute Disability Equipment to the needy elders. This programme was held on 29th October 2016 at Chandrikawewa Divisional Hospital, Padalangala, Embilipitiya.
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  • Distribution of School Bags, Stationery and Shoes for
    Flood Affected School children
    The Youth Education Programme (YEP) of HelpAge Sri Lanka (HASL) conducted a programme under the “ respect your own parents and grandparents and care for them in your own home” theme,  at Pahala Hanwella Junior School,  Hanwella on 11th July 2016.  This programme was funded by the Sri Lanka Chartered Accountants working at Qatar. Mr. Kishodaran Letchumanan, Mr. Sudarshana Wijesundara and Mr. Sujeewa Ranasinghe represented the  Chartered Accountant group of Qatar at this awareness programme and donated to each student, a valuable school bag, stationery and a cash voucher to purchase shoes.
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  • HelpAge Youth Education Programme
    Headed by an eminent Director, Mr. G C Mendis, HASL’s Youth Education Programme has a unique distinction amongst varied activities of HASL. The uniqueness is embedded in the efforts the programme entails, bridging the generational gap, educating and creating awareness amongst school children, teachers, principals, provincial education authorities etc on the need to care for older persons in the family and community.
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  • HelpAge now provides you a Home Assistance Service