In the effort to create a better Srilanka, among many other transformative initiatives, the VOICE foundation launched our own Elder’s home in 2018. We initially partnered with an ongoing Elder’s home at Negombo and now we manage two homes with another one at Chilaw.
We are accomodating 17 elders’ who have no one to care for them and with the help of many, we have successfully made it through 3 years. We encourage those who are able to engage in their hobbies and skills so that some of them may benefit the home in return. The elders are happy to be cared for and receive the warmth of human association.
We receive numerous requests to accept many others in the same sorry state but unfortunately, we have declined many, as we don’t have the means to accommodate them all. As we receive adequate support, we hope to care for more such elders as far as we possibly can.