Volunteering in Sri Lanka

Chloe Laxton Start Date: Oct 22, 2016 - End Date: Sep 9, 2017
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by: Chloe Laxton Start Date: Oct 22, 2016 - End Date: Sep 9, 2017
SLV Global is a voluntary organisation which started in 2010. SLV runs projects to help the local community in Sri Lanka while also helping students and graduates to gain amazing experience in a completely different culture. I’ll be giving my skills to this organisation and I'm really looking forward to being totally immersed in a new culture. I’m fundraising for this, as I’ll be joining SLV in Sri Lanka for 6 weeks in September 2017 on the mental health placement. 

I will be working with individuals who suffer with mental issues in Sri Lanka. I’ll be running activities for patients and using a variety of therapies including art, music and other creative outlets to engage with patients on many different wards.

In addition to these projects I’ll also be working with individuals with special needs and teaching English to children and young people. I will be using my skills to teach English to those who may not otherwise be able to learn it - a vital skill. I will also be living with other volunteers and with a Sri Lankan family while I am out there.

For those of you who donate I will be forever appreciative, and promise to make you a Sri Lankan curry when I am back!

Thank you in advance for your generosity and support.
  • Sri Lanka