Donating medical supplies to the Lady Ridgeway Hospital [2022]
October 17, 2022
Expansion of pure kithul jaggery and treacle production, Matale [2023]
October 20, 2023

Examples Of Entrepreneur Development Initiatives

I/D/E/A/S has assisted a large number of deserving small to medium entrepreneurs across Sri Lanka over the past 26 years. Given below is a selection of such entrepreneurial initiatives that I/D/E/A/S has supported.

Year Project title & beneficiaries
2003 Setting up bee keeping project for disabled soldiers, Wathupitiwela
2004 Assistance to Dambadeniya Development Foundation, Narammala for ornamental fish project
2005 Hume-pipes manufacturing venture – Chandra Seneviratne, Hataraliyadde
2006 Paper lantern making – S.W.Upali, Mawanella
2006 Support to cheese production unit – Samanthi Ratnayake Giriulla 
2006 Manufacture of handloom products – Y.G. Dayawathi, Udu Dumbara
2007 Exercise book production – A.V.I.R. Ahangama, Kandy
2007 Setting up Sewing centre – P. Dissanayake, Kandy
2007 Improvement of Communication Centre – W.M.R. Wickrama, Pologolla
2008 Assistance to 17 differently abled entrepreneurs in the Western, Central, North-Western provinces engaged in Dairy production, Carpentry, Sewing, Brick-making etc
2011 Assistance to beauty salon – Y.K.K. Munasinghe, Kekirawa
2011 Upgrading of preschool – T.N. Nannayakkara, Madapatha
2012 Improving air-conditioner repairing business – M.D.Sominda, Kottawa
2013 Expansion of bag manufacturing enterprise – Mangalika Kalyani, Mawanella
2013 Assistance to sewing project of ladies and childrens garments – Aruna Shantha, Moronthuduwa
2013 Purchase of electronic scales for grocery store – Kithsiri Dissanayake, Dodangoda
2014 Support to cottage-level bags and purse manufacture – D.P. Kumudini, Jalthara
2015 Assisting tailoring establishment – Kumudini Chandrika, Malabe
2017 Purchase of specialized equipment for beautician – Vasanthi Gulasekharam, Colombo
2018 Support to 10 Members of Jana Sarana Samithiya, Imaduwa for establishing and improving various businesses – brick-making, welding, dairy farming, grass cutting, carpentry, hiring equipment & furniture for functions
2019 Sofa upholstery & cushion repairing business – U.K de Costa, Jalthara, Hanwella
2019 Upgrading anthurium plant nursery – Mahinda Sarath Kumara, Kegalle
2019 Fuel briquettes manufacturing from paddy husk – Manjula Jayampathy, Hanwella
2019 Purchase of additional equipment for silver jewellery manufacture – W.D.M. Weerasinghe, Kegalle
2019 Assistance to school uniform and sports clothes maker – W. Ajantha, Weliweriya
2019 Making and selling wooden toys – P. Susil Perera, Udugampola
2019 Sofa & furniture manufacture & repairs – S.K. Palliyaguruge, Anuradhapura
2021 Soft toys and garment production – Malkanthi Bandara, Matale
2021 Sewing of ladies’ foundation garments – Nimali Perera, Yakkala
2021 Grinding, packaging & sale of spices & curry stuffs – Sameera de Mel, Moratuwa
2021 Manufacture of wooden tables & other furniture – Lahiru Mendis, Moratuwa
2021 Expansion of betel plantation – Hillary Perera, Kochchikade
2021 Improvements to plant nursery – M. V. Kodituwakku, Dambulla,
2021 Expansion of spice production and coconut oil extraction – Ranjith Prasanna Kumara, Anuradhapura
2023 Artificial ornamental plant and flower maker – S. Sanmugarajan, Kelaniya
2023 Establishing household bee keeping units – Inginimitiya irrigation scheme area
2023 Collection & sale of wastepaper & packaging – Kapila Bandusiri, Padukka
2023 Expansion of pure kithul jaggery and treacle production – Nayomi Ranaweera, Matale

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Anthurium Plant Nursery [2019]

This Anthurium plant nursery is owned and maintained by Mahinda Sarath Kumara in Pallegama, Kegalle. He has been growing several different varieties of this plant. Anthurium flowers are in much demand for floral decorations at many local functions.
October 20, 2003

Setting up bee keeping project for disabled soldiers, Wathupitiwela [2003]

When the Ranaviru Seva Authority of Sri Lanka submitted a project proposal in February 2003, I/D/E/A/S obliged by extending financial support for a bee keeping project that was implemented in the. ..