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Patience and power of endurance

  As if our monthly bills for water and electricity of 250-300 Euros in Meth Sewa, Handapanagala, were not enough to violate our budget, a dozen of our kids got so sick, that they had to be moved to the hospital.   Due to their conditions, most of the kids are already fragile and weak. […]

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Rainfalls & Flood

  The heavy rainfalls made about 200.000 people leave Colombo.   We also had major damages to register, what pushes back the opening date of Pahan Tharuwa and kills our budget. So we are forced to collect some fundings to keep on going!    

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Pahan Tharuwa – the new girl’s home

  The 2nd floor of Pahan Tharuwa   The Carcass of Pahan Tharuwa’s 2nd floor is almost done! Right after, we can start with the interior work and place the furniture.      

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Pahan Tharuwa – start of construction

  The buddhist ceremony at the auspicious time in the morning hours may bless our construction works.   While our young monks are reciting Buddha’s words and mantras we are setting the cornerstone, filled with fertile seeds from different countries, mantras and good wishes.    

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New safe-house for raped girls

  Pahan Tharuwa is our safe-house for underage rape victims who are pregnant. Most of them were raped by family members, often enough their own father!   During our specially developed 2 years program, the girls will receive therapeutic care to process their traumatic experiences and a specific education to make a living.   Another […]

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The Wall

  Volunteers and artists from all around the world are helping to paint the wall   To make the long and high wall look like the part of a home and not a jail, we colorfully painted it for months- we started in December last year.   So many kind artists and volunteers from all […]

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Pahan Tharuwa

  Pahan Tharuwa means morning star. And this is the name of the new mother & child home, Sonja and Cihan will extend in December when they are returning to the Meth Sewa Foundation.   Meanwhile the wall around the new home should be finished. There had been delays due to the bad wheather conditions […]

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Pahan Tharuwa

  Das heisst übersetzt der Morgenstern. Und das ist auch der Name für unser neues Mädchenhaus, für das es in drei Wochen für die Vereinsmitglieder von Stop Staring – Start Caring e.V. Sonja und Cihan erneut nach Sri Lanka geht.   Die Mauer um das neue Mutter-/Kind-Haus auf dem Gelände der Meth Sewa Foundation in […]

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SSSC builds the obligatory protecting wall

  Finally we have raised enough money (thanks a lot to every single contributor from all over the world) to build the protecting wall around the new mother & child home here in Handapanagala.   Already during our stay in April we had learned from the Meth Sewa Foundation that this is obligatory. The government […]

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The new orphanage for girls

  It has been a while since we stayed in Sri Lanka, building our first orphanage for the Meth Sewa Foundation, Handapanagala. When we returned to Germany there had been still some work to do.     Meanwhile the new house is ready looking great in a bright green colour. It has furthermore been fully […]

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