Volunteering and internship opportunities in Sri Lanka

 at HorizonLanka.org

We are very much welcome the help of local and foreign volunteers to Horizon Lanka.

Areas you can volunteer while at Horizon Lanka:

• English/French and other foreign languages

• Help fundraising for Horizon Lanka

• Meditation

• Math/Soroban/Abacus

• Technology for Water and Sanitation

• IT (Information Technology)

• Speed typing

• Writing English/French language blogs/wordpress.com

• Public speaking (Toastmasters)

• Creating promotional videos, presentations, brochures, newsletters, etc

• Photography, Photoshop, sound and video editing

• Coaching soccer, rugby, cricket, volleyball, slackline, yoga, martial arts, etc

• Organizing sports tournaments

Students’ English and IT knowledge was improved remarkably due to the volunteers’ help over the past few years and we encourage more volunteers to help the students and the youth in the village.


For more information on how to apply kindly visit us on http://www.horizonlanka.org/



Public transport is cheap and widely available in Sri Lanka. We are 40 km NW from Anuradhapura http://www.horizonlanka.org/contact-us/

From Colombo to Anuradhapura and from Anuradhapura to Pemaduwa in Mahawilachchiya

Sri Lanka used to be a British colony and there are many Sinhalese people who can speak English well.

Food and Accommodation are Free.

The food is good quality, fairly plain and simple. Rice is the staple food. The curries can be quite spicy, with chili peppers and other spices. Food reservations like halal/vegetarian will be respected by us. Accommodation and three meals are provided for the prospective volunteers totally free of charge at a villager’s house. This includes a separate bedroom with a bed, mosquito nets, fan, desk and access to the common bathroom and shower.

The medical care in government hospitals is free. Malaria and Polio has been eradicated from Sri Lanka. The drinking water is generally of good quality, nevertheless it is always saver to drink boiled water.

It is important to bring all basic personal requisites, such as towels, toiletry, soap, mosquito repellent, cooling gel after insect bites, vitamins, medicines (ex: Polysporin), flash light, batteries, umbrella, etc.

You can extend your visa on your arrival in Colombo.Two (02) months extension beyond 30 days shall be granted at the Department of Immigration Emigration (Head Office). However further extension (max 90 days) shall only be considered with valid reasons.

Kind Regards,

Nanda Wanninayaka, Founder of Horizon Lanka Foundation

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