Programs in Sri Lanka

Working with Global Workers and Program Partners, ERDO is working to alleviate extreme poverty through the activities listed underneath the country profile below.

 

 
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Sri Lankan Selected Statistics

  • Infant mortality: 8.8 deaths/1,000 live births
  • Physician density: 0.68 physicians/1,000 population
  • Major infectious diseases: hepatitis A, dengue fever, food & water-bourne diseases
  • 26% of children under the age of 5 are underweight
  • 92% of the total population can read and write
  • 8.9% of the population is below the poverty line
ERDO ChildCARE Plus in Sri Lanka

ChildCARE Plus in Sri Lanka

ChildCARE Plus in Sri Lanka operates is in partnership with the Zion Church in the city of Jaffna.

Through a $37 a month donation, a child can attend school, have access to nutritious food and healthcare and be spiritually nurtured by our on-the-ground ChildCARE Plus community representatives.

If you would like to sponsor a child from Sri Lanka, or another country in need, please click here >>

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Prior Assistance in Sri Lanka

 

 

Crisis Response in Sri Lanka

Flooding in 2011 caused need in some of the communities where we are working.  We helped 300 of those families through food aid packets which helped replace food and cooking items they had lost.

In times of emergency, relief supplies can include things like:

  • locally accessed and appropriate food relief
  • child safety
  • water
  • shelter
  • sanitation
  • household needs
  • livelihood protection


To donate to ERDO's crisis response fund, and equip us to quickly respond during times of emergency, please click here>>

To learn more about Crisis Response please click here >>



 

Food Assistance

During the floods of 2011, ERDO assisted 3,000 individuals with food aid in conjunction with our valued partner, CRWRC.

To make a donation to our active Food Assistance programs, please click here>>

 

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