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Shining Life Christmas cards for 2018 are now available. Please go to the cards page to order your cards. Or you can download the leaflet here.


Shining Life is celebrating 20 years of working in Sri Lanka!

We have a range of events to help celebrate this achievement.

We also have a 20th anniversary leaflet available for you to download.


Join us for SLCT20 Capital Ring Walk, an enjoyable and fun way to celebrate our 20th Anniversary Year. On the 20th day of each month (starting Nov 20th) we'll walk a section of the Capital Ring Walk, completing the 78 mile route over the year. Your participatory donation of £20 could set up a children's club or pay for health workers to visit a village community. Please go to the Capital Ring event page to register and for more information.

Shining Life leaflet

Please click here to download our current leaflet which also contains a standing order form for regular donations.

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Shining Life Children’s Trust works to improve the lives of disadvantaged children in Sri Lanka. Our focus is on the family. Through working with families and the communities in which they live we aim to build a sustainable and brighter future for the children.

We believe that real and sustainable development is a process in which people change their own lives by their own efforts. To achieve this we work in partnership with local Sri Lankan organisations, supporting communities that aren’t getting enough support and working in ways that larger charities can’t.

Shining Life Children’s Trust is staffed entirely by volunteers ensuring that over 98% of your donation goes directly to our work in Sri Lanka.

Mobilising Communities in Kirimetiyawatte: case studies

Two inspirational young women have become involved in the work of the project. Please go to the news page to find out more.

New Project in Angunochchiya, Medawachchiya

Shining Life Children’s Trust (SLCT) is about to start the second phase of a project in partnership with the Human Development Foundation (HDF). The project is based in the Angunochchiya Gram Sevaka Division in Medawachchiya, which is on the edge of the Anuradhapura district. Please go to the project page to find out more. More details to be posted in due course.

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