ABOUT US

ABOUT US

WHO WE ARE

WHY 'SHANTHI'?

‘Shanthi’ stands for the inner peace of man & the outer peace of mankind.

OUR CORE VALUES

Care, Commitment, Compassion, Dignity, Empathy, Equanimity, Ethics, Excellence, Generosity, Honesty, Kindness, Respect, Teamwork, Transparency

VISION

‘Shanthi’, meaning peace, aims to propagate Palliative Care throughout the world, especially in developing nations, to give compassion, dignity and respect to all human beings with a life-limiting illness.

OUR PURPOSE

The delivery of the Palliative care service model in partnership and collaboration with Government, Non government agencies, General practitioners, and other stakeholders in all countries to maximise the level of a person’s comfort towards a dignified death.

MISSION

Our mission is to establish long term partnerships with the Government and Non-government agencies to provide culturally appropriate Palliative Care throughout the world.

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.

WHAT WE’RE COMMITTED TO