Line-up of Projects of 2017/2018


  1. Sponsorship of the Sewing School

We sponsor a sewing school as a vocational training program, this is the longest standing continuous project done by a club. In addition to updating the machinery on a need basis we pay for the services of a teacher who conducts the classes.


  1. Sponsorship of Leo Club

Our Lions Club is the proud sponsor of the longest standing Leo Club in the island, the Leo Club of Colombo (Host).

The Lions are closely involved in the activities through the Leo Advisor and other Lions who are keen on this program. The Leos are invited to all meetings and they are encouraged to share with the Lions their monthly progress.

The Leo Advisor or a Lion representative attended the meetings and projects of the Leos Club. This year relations were at a high level with the Leos actively participating in meetings and projects of the Lions Club.


  1. Book Drive – Project to provide books for knowledge centers being set up in rural Sri Lanka.


  1. Hope for Children – Project to assist children afflicted with cancer

Background to the project: The club submitted a project proposal to SLAMANA (Sri Lanka America Medical Association North America) to conduct a project to benefit children afflicted with cancer who are receiving treatment at the Maharagama Cancer Hospital. Ground work for the project started in in February 2016 and on confirmation of the partnership with the international association, in October the Lions Club of Colombo Host started on preliminary work.

The project proposal of the Lions Club was featured in the website of SLAMANA inviting donors to support the project. Then SLAMANA conducted a fundraiser in California on 1st October 2016 to raise funds for the Hope for Children project. The promotional video created by the Lions Club of Colombo Host was shown at the event.

Please click on this link to see the video :

Based on the success of the fundraiser, SLAMANA (Sri Lanka Medical Association North America) pledged a sum of US $ 70,000 to the Lions Club of Colombo Host to conduct the Hope for Children project.

The Lions Club of Colombo Host would coordinate with the Maharagama Cancer Hospital to find out the requirement of medication, and make arrangements to purchase the medicines and donate same. The donations would be carried out over a period of time.

We started the new Lionistic Year by donating over LKR 1,000,000 worth medicine on the 8th of July.


  1. Providing pipe borne water to village in Sobithagama

Scope of the Project - Construction of a well, pump house, water tank and provision of water service connection the tank to the homes of the villagers. 

The project was launched on the 16th of July with laying of the foundation stone for the new pump house. Estimated to cost over Rs. 1.5 million we hope to complete the project in September this year. 



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