For the benefit of persons with disabilities living in the Puttalam area, the Puttalam divisional Sahana Swashakthi Organization was established under the registration number පුත්/ප්රා.ලේ /ප්ර .මු .සං /ලි /79 of the Puttalam Divisional Secretariat of Puttalam district. According to the statistics, the number of registered beneficiaries in this system is 247 as the male members are 140 and the female members 107.
The number of children in the age group 0-16 years who are members of this organization is 37 as the girls are 15 and the boys are 22. The number of youths in the age group of 17-35 years is 68 as the male members are 36 and the male members are 32. And also the total number of senior citizens above 35 years is 142 as the male members are 82 and the female members are 60.
The purpose of this organization is to protect the rights of persons with disabilities, to establish coexistence as citizens, to ensure and implement the rights of persons with disabilities, and to use their knowledge, attitude, and skills for the common development of themselves and their group.
Among the beneficiaries who are the members of Puttalam division Sahana Swashakthi Organization, 08 members are involved in government work as are the 02 female members and 06 male members. 12 members are self-employed as are the 04 female members and 08 male members each.
The subcommittee of Officers Governing Sahana Swashakthi Organization – Puttalam..
Chairman: Name – Mr. A.H.M.Nizar
Address – 32C, Kenal Road, Puttalam
Contact No – 0710127885
Secretary: Name – Mrs. H.M.Suleiha Beham
Address – Madeena Puram, Palaviya.
Contact No – 077135445
Treasurer: Name – Mrs. K.D.I. Jifriya
Address – Wettalei, Puttalam
Contact No – 0768338081
● Providing loans to those who are with financial difficulties.
● Identifying the disabled youth community for vocational training.
● Providing leadership training and management training to the officers among the members of the delegation.