Disabled Persons’ Organization of Wanathawilluwa
For the benefit of persons with disabilities living in the Wanathawilluwa area, the Wanathawilluwa divisional Suwa Sahana Disabled Persons’ Organization was established under the registration number Put/ Wana /632/2-26 of the Wanathawilluwa Divisional Secretariat of Puttalam district. According to the statistics, the number of registered beneficiaries in this system is 100 as male members are 48 and female members are 52 in the organization.
The number of children in the age group 0 – 16 years who are members of the organization is 20 as the boys are 12 and the girls are 8. The number of youth in the age group of 17-35 years is 40 as the male members are 21 and the female members are 19. The total number of senior citizens above 35 years is 40 as the male members are 15 and the female members are 25.
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 Wanathawilluwa division, Wanathawilluwa Suwa Sahana Disabled Persons’ Organization, 9 male members and 6 female members are engaged in private sector work and 7 male members and 8 female members are self-employed.
The subcommittee of officers Governing Wanathawilluwa Suwa Sahana disabled Persons’ Organization
Chairman – Name – Mr.H.H.N.Sidhara
Address – Ralmaduwa, Puttalam
Contact No – 0763261161
Secretary – Name – Mrs.D.C.Kumari
Address – Naganaduwa
Contact No – 0767609655
Treasurer – Name – Mrs.A.Sujeewa
Address – Mailankulam
Contact No – 0742562544
● Provided loans to self-employed people.
● Interested in conducting a workshop about business management and self-employment.