Initiated in 2002, the Piyawara programme was launched in partnership with the Children’s Secretariat of the Ministry of Women and Child Affairs. The programme aims to enrich the lives of underprivileged children of Sri Lanka by focusing on key aspects within the framework of ECCD.
Piyawara is managed by the Hemas Outreach Foundation (www.hemasoutreach.com) and stands today as a successful initiative, a sustainable and ongoing project by Hemas and the Children’s Secretariat, demonstrating the success of government - private sector partnerships in addressing national issues and creating strong communities.
To be seen as the most effective Sri Lankan philanthropic organization involved in improving the education of underprivileged children
To enrich the lives of underprivileged children of Sri Lanka through early childhood care & development (ECCD)