Sri Lanka

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Demographics
Population 21,077,941
Basic Indicators
Infant mortality rate per 1000 live births 14
Life expectancy at birth (years) 75
Average Annual Income $1,010.00
Education
Infant mortality rate per 1000 live births 90.0%
Projects
Holy Childhood – 2012 7 projects serving 8,080 children – $46,000
  • Christian Education Program – food, materials and school uniforms for children, Bishop of Ratnapura
  • Life Protection – Medical care, medicines and vitamins, food for malnutrition children and families with more than 4 children, volunteer doctor, Bishop of Rapnapura
  • Scholarships – Christian formation and education, board and lodging expenses, Bishop of Ratnapura
  • Board and lodging, medical care and medicines, medical supervision, meals against malnutrition, education, Christian formation and restoration the classroom and the roof, Bishop of Ratnapura
  • Catechetical formation – Two summer camps, each for two days with 500 children. Accommodation and meals, various materials, and transport, Bishop of Ratnapura
  • School Education – Equipment for 2 centers in MAHENA and parish centers in Belihuloya (furniture, training, the possibility of access to the media, Bishop of Ratnapura
  • Opening of a new nursery school in KOSGALA and maintenance of 7 kindergarten classes, furniture, cleaning of existing spaces, teaching materials, Bishop of Ratnapura
Source: The World Guide 11th edition Global Reference, Country by Country New International Publications Ltd., Oxford, UK, 2007

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