PINA           

means in our native language

Nobility,

Compassion &

the Art of generous giving

The P I N A Organisation is a non-profitable, non-government organization (NGO) registered in Sri Lanka and is powered by P I N A – Hilfe fuer Sri Lanka e.V. (registered European INGO) in Germany.

 

We help people in need, irrespective of ethnicity, religion, age or social standing. Our vision is to provide all Sri Lankans with a better standard of living and to lend a hand to families who are facing hard times and to those who cannot help themselves. All members of P I N A in both Sri Lanka and Germany work voluntarily and free of charge.

 

Our mission statement is simply to never give up hope. Today P I N A has seen more than 20 years of successful growth and operations in Sri Lanka. There were late nights, obstacles and sheer impossible tasks to overcome, but there were also tears of joy, accomplishments and moments we will take on for the rest of our lives. The knowledge, that we have contributed, even in the smallest way, to the betterment and development of Sri Lanka, is not only a satisfying thought, but a deed that speaks for us as humans and who we are at heart.

 

We believe in helping one person at a time, hoping that in the end, we contribute to the social development of society as a whole.

We are a
non-profitable
humantarian organisation functioning in Sri-Lanka over
20 years!

Our Activities 2014

Starting new year with a school material donation

A new school year has begun in Sri Lanka and PINA purchased school materials for the child of a destitute family, upon their request.

Elders home food support

PINA made a cash donation for the purchase of food items at an elder’s home in the south of the island.

No more rainy days

PINA financially assisted in repairing the roof of an orphanage in Colombo. This orphanage is run by a Buddhist Temple on a donations basis.
The National Primary School of Pinwatta organised its annual sports meet. PINA handed over a cash donation for this function.
A boys orphanage in Panadura received a new mattress and 50kg of rice upon their request.
PINA assisted with the day-to-day needs of an orphanage near Colombo by means of a cash donation.

German Language course successfull finished

5 of the students that have been attending the German language course at the Ceylon German Technical Training Institute since February 2013 successfully passed their German examinations at the Goethe Institute in Colombo. The Minister of Youth Affairs handed over their certificates.

PINA will be financing the advanced German language course at the Goethe Institute for these 5 students.
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The students and Aruna with the Minister of Youth Affairs and Skills Development Hon. Dullas Aluhapperuma
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Presentation of the certificates

The new semester is starting

A new German language course at the Ceylon German Technical Training Institute in Ratmalana was commenced for 25 students. PINA has been financing these German language courses and the German lecturer since February 2013. The course is organised in collaboration with the Goethe Institute in Colombo.
We thank the Goethe Institute in Colombo for their assistance and the great collaboration.

School scout group donation

PINA donated 1 tent each to the scout groups at the following national schools:
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The Royal College in Panadura, a school for approximately 2,500 boys
The Agamathi Balika Maha Vidiyalaya in Panadura, a school for approximately 2,500 girls
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The Sri Sumangala Balika Maha Vidiyalaya in Panadura, a school for approximately 2,500 girls
PINA donates a tent for a Girl Scout group at the Anula Vidiyalaya in Nugegoda, which teaches approximately 5,000 students.

Desperately needed basics for a hospital

Donation of a electric hospital bed and one toilet chair to the Victoria Home in Rajagiriya where 235 disabled and older people are looked after lovingly. This home is financed on a donations basis.
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Aruna Abeygoonewardana with members of the Sri Lankan Navy and staff of the Victoria Home
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One of the Men departments in the Victoria Home
We thank the Sri Lankan Navy that assisted us with helping hands in the handing over and transportation of the medical equipment on the 17th and 18th November 2014.


Upcoming 2015

German Training Course

In 2015 we will continue to support the German language course at the Ceylon German Technical Training Institute in Ratmalana
and help destitute people.

We will keep you updated. If you have questions or want to support Pina contact us at every time.

PINA Help for Sri Lanka