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  • Thinakkural – The Shivan Foundation for disabled children
    In the Press SNLU Contact Us Thinakkural 0 Comments Sunday January 4 2015 by The Shivan Foundation 04 01 2015 Posted in Newspaper article About newadmin Administrator for the Shivan Foundation website Find all posts by newadmin Comments are closed

    Original URL path: http://www.shivanfoundation.org/thinakkural/ (2016-02-17)
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  • In the Press – The Shivan Foundation for disabled children
    Foundation from various media outlets including newspapers and websites Please feel free to send any uncovered articles or links to info shivanfoundation org Thinakaran Vaaramanjari 0 Comments Sunday December 21 2014 by The Shivan Foundation 21 12 2014 Thinakaran Vaaramanjari

    Original URL path: http://www.shivanfoundation.org/inthepress/page/3/ (2016-02-17)
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  • International Day of Yoga 2015 – The Shivan Foundation for disabled children
    the Consulate General of India Yoga can be a particularly powerful tool for improved health and well being for those living with a disability article The Shivan Foundation was at hand to provide the necessary support Photographs from the event Sources Omlanka net tamilwin com shivanfoundation org Media coverage Nethra TV http www nethratv lk index php main news tamil news 708 2015 06 21 coverage starts at 7 12

    Original URL path: http://www.shivanfoundation.org/international-day-of-yoga-2015/ (2016-02-17)
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  • Mahanayaka of the Asgiriya Chapter: a great loss to us all – The Shivan Foundation for disabled children
    Wednesday following a severe illness He was an advisor to and great supporter of the Shivan Foundation He pioneered cross cultural and cross religious collaboration his passing away is therefore a great loss not only to Buddhists but to all the people of Sri Lanka and especially disabled children The Shivan Foundation s Tamil language press announcement The Shivan Foundation s Sinhalese language press announcement Ganesh Velautham in December 2014

    Original URL path: http://www.shivanfoundation.org/mahanayaka-of-the-asgiriya-chapter-a-great-loss-to-us-all/ (2016-02-17)
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  • High-ranking visits ahead of International Day of Persons with Disabilities – The Shivan Foundation for disabled children
    Teldeniya on occasion of the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities to be observed on 3 rd December 2014 Their attendance usually only reserved for state events demonstrates the will of the Mahanayake Theros to highlight the cross cultural and cross religious plight of disabled children in Sri Lanka and beyond and to recognize efforts to support the dignity rights and well being of children with disabilities in

    Original URL path: http://www.shivanfoundation.org/high-ranking-visits-ahead-of-international-day-of-persons-with-disabilities/ (2016-02-17)
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  • New Shivan Foundation branch opening in Kegalle – The Shivan Foundation for disabled children
    centre for disabled children was opened in Kegalle Sri Lanka in the presence of the Ganesh Velautham founder of the Shivan Foundation The centre the 6th such facility to be opened by the Foundation will initially cater for up to 25 children many of which are expected to be of Sinhalese origin The opening demonstrates the desire of the Foundation to provide cross cultural and cross regional care facilities for

    Original URL path: http://www.shivanfoundation.org/new-shivan-foundation-branch-opening-in-kegalle/ (2016-02-17)
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  • Latest News – The Shivan Foundation for disabled children
    low paid workers at the tea plantation estates of Panvila On 2nd December 2014 a new medical centre for disabled children was opened in Panvila Kandy District The facility will provide free medical treatment including Ayurveda and reflexology to over 40 children Free transport to and from the centre will also be provided Doctors were at hand to take a look some of the children and to give advice to their parents Panvila was chosen as a location due to its proximity to numerous tea plantation estates Many parents with disabled children in the area work for a very low wage at these estates and therefore do not always have the means to provide the necessary support to their children It is hoped that the new facilities will not only provide important medical treatment to disabled children but also promote the well being of children generally and illustrate the plight of many parents in financial hardship Coincidentally the 2nd December 2014 also marked the birthday of Shivan Velautham the inspiration behind the Shivan Foundation Event photographs Event video See above for video More video can be found on our youtube channel High ranking visits ahead of International Day of Persons with Disabilities 0 Comments Friday November 28 2014 by The Shivan Foundation This week the founder of the Shivan Foundation Ganesh Velautham had the honour of meeting two of the country s highest ranking Buddhist monks the Mahanayake Theros of the Malwathu and Asgiri Chapters the title Maha Nayaka translates to English as Great Leader Both Mahanayake Theros have agreed to visit the Foundation s Centre for Disabled Children in Kandy Teldeniya on occasion of the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities to be observed on 3 rd December 2014 Their attendance usually only reserved for state events demonstrates the will of the Mahanayake Theros to highlight the cross cultural and cross religious plight of disabled children in Sri Lanka and beyond and to recognize efforts to support the dignity rights and well being of children with disabilities in line with the UN s manifesto The high ranking visit on 3 rd Decemeber 2014 will be covered by local and national media outlets as well as the official Shivan Foundation website at www shivanfoundation org Ganesh Velautham with Most Ven Udugama Rathanapala Sri Buddharakkhitha Thero Mahanayaka of the Asgiriya Chapter left and Most Ven Thibbatuwawe Sri Siddhartha Sumangala Thero Mahanayaka of the Malwatta Chapter right TV documentary on Sri Lankan television 0 Comments Sunday November 16 2014 by The Shivan Foundation The full version of the recent TV documentary about the Shivan Foundation has now been uploaded to our Youtube channel It was broadcast on Nethra TV several weeks ago We hope to be able to source an English subtitled version soon Watch this space Shivan Estate tea plantation 0 Comments Monday October 13 2014 by The Shivan Foundation To complement our growing on site tea plantation at our Kandy Teldeniya centre see news article from July the

    Original URL path: http://www.shivanfoundation.org/category/latest-news/page/2/ (2016-02-17)
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  • The Shivan Foundation – The Shivan Foundation for disabled children
    Most Ven Udugama Rathanapala Sri Buddharakkhitha Thero Mahanayaka of the Asgiriya Chapter left and Most Ven Thibbatuwawe Sri Siddhartha Sumangala Thero Mahanayaka of the Malwatta Chapter right Extract from yesterday s Serendib newspaper Nethra TV 0 Comments Friday April 10 2015 by The Shivan Foundation 07 04 2015 Nethra TV has been covering the Shivan Foundation s swimming pool facilities for disabled children near Kandy and the presence of two special education volunteers from overseas Click on the above image to view the video which starts at 20 44 Further photographs can be found on the Shivan Foundation Flickr page New Shivan Foundation branch opening in Kegalle 0 Comments Friday March 20 2015 by The Shivan Foundation This week a new care centre for disabled children was opened in Kegalle Sri Lanka in the presence of the Ganesh Velautham founder of the Shivan Foundation The centre the 6th such facility to be opened by the Foundation will initially cater for up to 25 children many of which are expected to be of Sinhalese origin The opening demonstrates the desire of the Foundation to provide cross cultural and cross regional care facilities for disabled children regardless of ethnicity or culture Launch of the Shivan New Labour Union SNLU 0 Comments Thursday February 26 2015 by The Shivan Foundation This month marks the establishment of the Shivan New Labour Union SNLU a new and unique workers union for Sri Lanka based on British and European principles of workers rights Prasad Gunewardene from Ceylon Today reports A new labour union registered as Shivan has emerged in the plantation sector led by its General Secretary and philanthropist Ganesh Velautham to cater to the needs of the plantation sector workers and families This union had been established on a new concept to serve the plantation sector with membership fees for plantation workers being diverted to the benefit of the workers while the maintenance of the labour union and its staff is done at the personal expense of Velautham a successful Britain based entrepreneur The union focuses more on human needs of the plantation families and Velautham has begun to fund such families to meet their basic needs In an interview with CeylonToday Velautham said the present state of the estate housing which was over 200 years old was sad to witness as some families had to share just one line room Living in such conditions create family tensions and illnesses he claimed On Monday Velautham visited Hatton where three houses were gutted in the plantation and assisted them with funds and other essentials like textiles and dry rations Until I visited them none of the politicians had even gone there to see the sad plight of those innocent families he lamented Velautham utilizes his own personal funds to uplift the living standards of the plantation people He is a successful real estate entrepreneur in London He has already started a charity Shivan Foundation for Disabled Children to help disabled children belonging to all communities and

    Original URL path: http://www.shivanfoundation.org/author/the-shivan-foundation/page/3/ (2016-02-17)
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