ABOUT US

ABOUT US

ABOUT US

WHO WE ARE

WHO WE ARE

ABOUT SHANTHI FOUNDATION

Shanthi Foundation, is an Australian registered charity, with Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status, with a vision to propagate and develop Palliative Care throughout the world, to give compassion, dignity & comfort to patients with life limiting illnesses such as cancer & Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).

As you may be aware providing physical, emotional, spiritual comfort (Palliative Care) to patients with life limiting illnesses, has been named a basic human right by the United Nations / WHO recently. Palliative Care is not euthanasia and ensures that patients live their lives to the fullest, with Dignity & Comfort.

Over the last few years Shanthi Foundation has been working closely with the Ministry of Health, Prime Minister’s Office & the Presidential Task Force on Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown origin in the following areas:

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Clean Water for Life Program

Providing clean water to over 40,000 school children and villagers in Northern, North Central, Eastern and Uva provinces of  Sri Lanka, through the installation &  maintenance of 40 Reverse Osmosis water purifiers.
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Capacity Building

Trained over 800 doctors, 600 nurses and 50 allied health staff in Palliative Care in Sri Lanka & India through numerous courses & workshops.
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Shanthi Community Palliative Care Nurses

Looking after patients with life limiting illnesses in their own homes- through our privately funded nurses in the Northern & North Central Provinces.
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Patient & Family Sponsorships

Providing a monthly grant of Rs 3000 to patients with a life limiting illness and their families to help with food, clothing, transport and education of children.
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Organic Kenda Program

In schools in the NCP using native organic rice to help nutrition and to promote Organic farming.
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Equipment Donation Program

Provided electric beds, wheel chairs and other essential equipment worth over $ 300,000 to Cancer and CKDu units through out Sri Lanka.

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