Disclaimer: Please note that some organisations do not send volunteers to all projects listed on this web page. Contact your local organisation to get a list of the volunteering positions for which you may apply.

Mother Theresa's home (Daya Niwasa)

CountrySri Lanka
Long term type HelpLTEG
Project themeDisabilities
Project language(s)English
Local language(s)Sinhala
DurationThe project welcomes volunteers through out the year.
Application infoThe decision will be taken within 1 week after receiving the application form.
Project descriptionMother Theresa's Home, which is also called the “Daya Nivasa” (House of Love), is a home/orphanage for destitute children situated in the outskirts of the Kandy City. The Home is being run by catholic nuns. There are nearly 90 inmates. Some are severely disabled and are confined to wheelchairs or bedridden. Many need individual assistance to do their daily activities. The inmates are of all ages and all females. There are 5 nuns and nearly 10 paid staff. In addition there are foreign and local volunteers who work there from time to time.
Full descriptionDescription