Simply Unique-Lanka is a non-profit Guarantee Limited Company incorporated in Sri Lanka since 2020.
It is the new legal form of the Swiss Foundation Silvia’s Kinderhilfe in Sri Lanka, a charity organisation that was started in Hikkaduwa in 1991 by the Swiss couple Silvia and Rino Sommer.
The foundation was running a registered orphanage for 24 years. It is financed and sponsored by private Swiss citizens (community-based fundraising).
Simply Unique-Lanka aims to break the cycle of poverty by:
- assisting children, youth and their single mothers living in underprivileged and disadvantaged circumstances by enhancing their living standards;
- providing the necessary welfare requirements to the children and the youth;
- educating the youth and single mothers living in underprivileged and disadvantaged circumstances to be self-sufficient as well as to engage in self-employment ventures;
- providing the youth and single mothers living in underprivileged and disadvantaged circumstances with employment opportunities.