Success Stories

Sandaka Rasindu Nirman's Story

22-year old Rasindu lives in Arambahena, Tibbatuwawa, a remote village located in the Akuressa DS division in Matara district. His father is a carpenter and mother, a housewife. Rasindu is the eldest in the family and his 2 younger sisters are attending school. The family of five live in a small house. In September 2014, Rasindu visited the Matara office requesting that he be facilitated to follow a Vocational Training course on Hotel management at the Hotel School run by the Lighthouse Hote Read More »

P.T Nadeera Sewwandi's Story

Twenty-one-year-old Nadeera lives in the Gandara village located in the Dondra DS division in the Matara district and is part of a Samurdhi-recipient family. She is the third child in the family of five children and has a younger brother and a sister, who are still attending school. The three children live in a small house along with their parents while her elder brother and sister, live elsewhere as they are married. Her father, the only breadwinner in the family, is a fish-monger earning a me Read More »

Buddika's Story

Buddhika Kelum Wijesooriya from Aranayake belongs to a family receiving Samurdhi benefits. His father is a laborer supporting the six members in the family. Having attended a job fair conducted by Berendina in Kappagoda, Mawanelle, Buddhika was able to see what options were available to him. Thus, following the end of his school education, BEC guided him to the Rural Vocational Training Center where he undertook a Domestic Electrician course. BEC offered a vocational training scholarship of Read More »









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