Ayati Trust Sri Lanka is a charitable trust incorporated between the University of Kelaniya, a state university in Sri Lanka and Hemas Holdings and MAS Holdings.
Disability includes mental and physical disabilities. Children with disabilities have individual, innate strengths and talent through which they can contribute positively to society. It is with this understanding that Ayati (meaning ‘Hope’ in Sanskrit) was setup, to help improve their quality of life and independence, and provide them with the opportunity to develop and blossom into their full potential. This will help these children become included into mainstream society and have a significant impact on their lives, their families and society at large.
Ayati is a long term national initiative which has three main aims.