Horizon Lanka Foundation

Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, Central Asia
The Horizon Lanka Foundation is a pillar in the local community and works with them to improve the lives of all involved. We do this by assigning our local and foreign volunteers to assist the local public schools during morning sessions as Horizon Lanka Academy does not open during morning. Our ultimate goal is to empower rural youth so that they may work towards improving the conditions of their community as well as the surrounding communities.

Volunteering Activities

Conservation Work
Web Work

What We Need

Horizon Lanka is currently seeking volunteers in the fields of:

- English, Hindi, Tamil, Sinhala, Spanish, Arabic, French, German, Japanese and/or other languages.
- ICT and/or robotics.
- Science and/or mathematics.
- Fine Arts (dancing, singing, music, painting).
- Sports and martial arts.
- Marketing and fundraising.
- Graphic and/or web designing.
- Video and/or audio editing.
- Photography and/or videography.
- Gardening and ecotourism.


When & Who

Now (August, 2018 to December, 2020).
Yes, we require a minimum of 1 Day
From one week to one year. Volunteers can take one month's tourist visa easily which can be extended to 2 more months, 6 months or at extreme cases one year.
Individuals, Family with Kids, Groups, Retirees

What we Provide

Types: Homestay

Food and accommodation are provided for a minimal fee to our volunteers. (1 week – 4000 LKR (25 USD) This should be given to your host family at the start of each week. You will be hosted by a Sri Lankan family (a Horizon Lanka student’s family) and will delight from living by local customs. You will also be given a regular bicycle for your traveling inside the village. You will be given purified water.

Types: Variety

3 meals and snacks and tea/coffee/fruit juice a day and purified water.

Purified Drinking Water

Our Fees

$50 One-time

+ 100$ for each month

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More Services we Offer

May have additional fees
Social Activities

We can organize weekend trips to see beautiful tourist destinations for a very reasonable fee.

Contact Person

Nanda Wanninayaka
Horizon Lanka Foundation, No 125, Left Bank, Mahawilachchiya, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, 50022, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.

Other Ways to support us

Teaching, Workshops, Conferences, Field trips, Camping, Safari, Concerts

Above events can be arranged according to your prefereneces


Computers, laptops, tabs, mobile phones, USB pen drives, musical instruments, sound systems, sports equipment, robotics educational units, etc. (We welcome even used ones of all the above items.)

Additional Info about Us

10 to 20 people

Administration, Teaching, Monitoring and Evaluation


Visit Horizon Lanka Foundation website.

If you want to help our Annual Concert on December 31, please volunteer in December and help with organizing, dancing singing, choreographing for the concert.

Horizon Lanka Foundation is a non-profit organization (registered as a Guarantee Limited Company) located in Mahawilachchiya, the rural outskirts of Anuradhapura, the most ancient city of Sri Lanka. The student body is made up primarily of local children who come to Horizon Lanka Academy after public school, during weekends and public school vacations. The Academy teaches English, Information and Communication Technology, science, mathematics, fine arts and sports to the children. We also train the children in skills such as presentation, public speaking and personal development. In addition to these subjects, the students learn much more. Thanks to our dedicated staff and the hard work of local and foreign volunteers, the students also learn important life skills such as interpersonal communication, intercultural communication, tolerance, leadership, caring for others and the environment, sustainable development and teamwork.

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