Lemonaid & ChariTea Foundation currently supports seven social projects in Asia. Five of them are in located in Sri Lanka. The other two projects are based in India.

Capacity building for communities in Sri Lanka

In July 2017 the Lemonaid & ChariTea Foundation started supporting the development program of the NGO ‘Equality-based Community Support and Training’ (ECSAT). The NGO has tasked itself with the establishment of trainings and capacity building programs for people with disabilities and their families around Galle in southern Sri Lanka. Main aim is to contribute to a [...]

Women empowerment – Jyothi Seva Kendra Trust

Since June 2017 we work together with the non-profit organization “Jyothi Seva Kendra Trust” and their program to empower women in southern India. The project aims at contributing to a more gender equal society. To that end, the organization assists women on their path towards a self-determined life through the implementation of a holistic support program [...]

Indigo blue and turmeric yellow

We are grateful to announce that the Lemonaid & ChariTea Foundation is supporting ‘Avani Earthcraft’. Avani is a cooperative located in the Kumaon region of the Himalaya, working to empower the population and regenerate biodiversity through the revival of traditional craft:   The new project partner Avani Earthcraft is based in Kumaon, a remote region in [...]

One-time donation to the orphanage Mahadeva Suwamigal

In 2017 the Lemonaid & ChariTea Foundation is supporting the orphanage Mahadeva Suwamigal in Sri Lanka with an one-time donation.    The beginning of the orphanage goes back to the establishment of a monastery in the year 1950. The Hindu order "Mhadeva Ashram" established a monastery in the inland of the north of Sri Lanka, in [...]

PEaCE celebrates 25 years of service

PEaCE 25th Anniversary & Universal Children’s Day Celebrations under the theme ‘THE WORLD WE WANT, Through the Eyes of the Child’ On 20th November 2016, ‘Protecting Environment and Children Everywhere’ (PEaCE) celebrated its 25th anniversary. On a day which also coincided with Universal Children’s Day, the event was hosted in Colombo, Sri Lanka, seeking to celebrate not only [...]

PEaCE, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is in many ways a paradise. Social inequality and poverty have left their mark even here. One of the worst consequences is the sexual exploitation of children. Lemonaid & ChariTea e.V. therefore supports Project PEaCE.   In the last few years, there has been an increase in cases where children are lured into the [...]

Diyanilla Technical Institute, Sri Lanka

The mountains of Sri Lanka are home of some of the finest teas in the world. However, job options besides the tea industry are very rare in that region. Our charitable organisation supports the Diyanilla Technical Institute in creating them.   The highland youth can take courses in tailoring, woodwork, electronics and data processing. In 2012, [...]

Projektbesuch in Sri Lanka bei dem DTI

Mit diesem himmelblauen VW-Bus und einer Autopanne begann die Geschichte des Diyanilla Technical Institute – gegründet von Walter Keller, der auf seinem Road Trip in den Bergen Sri Lankas liegen blieb, und Rangit Gunasekera, dem Pannenhelfer. Inmitten der Teeplantagen auf über 2000 Höhenmeter besuchten wir das von Nebelschwaden umhüllte Bildungsinstitut DTI.   Bei einem gemeinsamen Frühstück [...]

A day with PEaCE ¬ Sri Lanka 2016

Sri Lanka, a lush green environment, full of exotic flora and fauna, kind people, a welcome from strangers – that’s a way of life here. But behind the beautiful appearance lies a troubled history; a civil war whose weapons blighted the population from 1983 until 2009; and a devastating tsunami which hit the east coast of [...]

Protecting Environment and Children Everywhere

ECPAT International gründete sich in Jahr 1990 in Bangkok, Thailand. Das Netzwerk fördert vor allem die globale Vernetzung und Zusammenarbeit gegen die sexuelle Ausbeutung von Kindern, veröffentlicht Studien zu Kinderprostitution, Kinderpornografie und Kindeshandel. Die registrierte NGO Protecting Environment and Children Everywhere (PEaCE), oder ECPAT Sri Lanka, war Mitgründer des Internationalen Netzwerkes, welches inzwischen mit mehr als 80 Organisationen [...]