Since 2012 Lycamobile have partnered up with the British Asian trust to donate to a number of worthy causes in Sri Lanka and India
Sarvodaya’s safe learning spaces project- projects are based in Kilinochchi and Mullaithivu and provide children with save learning spaces where they can gain an education. SLS not only provide comprehensive education in a safe attractive environment, but they also organise home visits for children who have dropped out of school to facilitate re-engagement with learning.
The basic needs program helps those who are mentally ill and thus marginalised by society. Basic needs work in Batticaloa to set up child volunteer committees. They use a child to child approach to address mental health issues. With the help of Basic needs since January 2013, we have trained 14 CVC’s, trained a total of 574 children in leadership skills, recording meeting minutes and handling finances. They also trained educators on the mental wellbeing of children, and positive and negative teaching practices.
Youth Business in Sri Lanka- project which enables young people in Ampara to establish and grow their businesses. They help the young people develop business plans and mentor them through the application of these plans.
Sewa Lanka- Help improve the life chances of women across 4 tea estates in the central province of Sri Lanka. They provide financial and literary support, train women in entrepreneurial development and conduct tea estate meetings.
Youth Employability Initiative- works to enhance the employability of 1,500 disadvantaged young people in Chennai. The Market Aligned Skills Training (MAST) programme creates strong links between employer’s requirement and the skills of disadvantaged young people in need of work. MAST offers training in a chosen technical field as well as critical employability and life skills.