Success Stories

Chanuka Prabhath Jayakody's Story

M. P. Chanuka Prabhath Jayakody (20), lives in Maha Halmillawewa, Maningamuwa, in Anuradhapura District. His father underwent a kidney transplant surgery 6 years ago, and is unable to participate in any income earning activities. Chanaka is the eldest in the family and has a sister who is still schooling. Chanuka?s mother is a Samurdhi beneficiary. She also works in a canteen at Ehetuwewa School. Her monthly income is around Rs. 10,000 per month. She is the main breadwinner of the fami Read More »

Mahendran Mathushini's Story

Inoka Piyathissa(22) lives in Lavala, Bulathkohupitiya in Kegalle District. She has two elder sisters and is the youngest in the family. Inoka?s father is a mason and works in a nearby construction site occasionally. He earns around Rs. 15,000 per month, which varies each month depending on the amount of work available. This income alone is insufficient to cover their family expenses, since Inoka?s mother is suffering from heart disease. Her father is therefore unable to go for a mor Read More »

Robinson Cross Nishanthini 's Story

Robinson Cross Nishanthini 19 years old who living with mother and one younger brother in Trincomalee, her father was pass away. Later her father passed ways, the family was moved through many financial difficulties to accomplish for their everyday demands. Nonetheless, she has finished her A/L examination in the arts with a heap of financial difficulties and she got result A.C.S. Her mother has taken a Loan from BERENDINA started a small grocery shop in her own village. Nishanthing?s family Read More »

Pannirselvam Nathiya's Story

This is to express another successful achievement of Berendina Employment Centre, where we fed the knowledge of personal and professional Ethics with English Knowledge under our Life Skill Development Programme. Pannirselvam Nathiya,Currently following Dip.in Human Resource Management course at Skill Development and Training international Institute. She is from Mahagasthotta Upper division, Which is a poor plantation area. There are five members in her family, Mother, Father, Younger sister, Read More »

Sandaka Rasindu Nirman's Story

22-year old Rasindu lives in Arambahena, Tibbatuwawa, a remote village located in the Akuressa DS division in Matara district. His father is a carpenter and mother, a housewife. Rasindu is the eldest in the family and his 2 younger sisters are attending school. The family of five live in a small house. In September 2014, Rasindu visited the Matara office requesting that he be facilitated to follow a Vocational Training course on Hotel management at the Hotel School run by the Lighthouse Hote Read More »

P.T Nadeera Sewwandi's Story

Twenty-one-year-old Nadeera lives in the Gandara village located in the Dondra DS division in the Matara district and is part of a Samurdhi-recipient family. She is the third child in the family of five children and has a younger brother and a sister, who are still attending school. The three children live in a small house along with their parents while her elder brother and sister, live elsewhere as they are married. Her father, the only breadwinner in the family, is a fish-monger earning a me Read More »

Buddika's Story

Buddhika Kelum Wijesooriya from Aranayake belongs to a family receiving Samurdhi benefits. His father is a laborer supporting the six members in the family. Having attended a job fair conducted by Berendina in Kappagoda, Mawanelle, Buddhika was able to see what options were available to him. Thus, following the end of his school education, BEC guided him to the Rural Vocational Training Center where he undertook a Domestic Electrician course. BEC offered a vocational training scholarship of Read More »













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