Yes we are registered as a Non-Profit Foundation, under the Companies Act No 7 of 2007 of Sri Lanka, as a Company Limited by Guarantee (the registration format used by charities).
We are governed by the Articles of Association which is the Constitution of the Charity and the Companies Act No 7 of 2007 in our charitable operations. Decisions are made by the Board of Trustees under the guidance, advice and agreement of the Members of the Charity. We are required by law to file Audited Accounts as such we ensure that all the money donated is accounted for and spent for the purpose for which it is donated ensuring maximum transparency and accountability. Neither the Board nor the Members are paid any salary for the services they render in running this charitable organization.
We rely mainly on donations made by the public, corporate donors and other donations from other charities to do the work we do.
We focus on three Key areas which were highlighted as Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) to be achieved by 2030 for a more sustainable world.
The Governing Body was formed in March 2018 and our first major project was to provide 2700 rural students in remote schools islandwide (such as Anuradhapura, Jaffna, Bakamuna, Vauniya, Padavisirpura and Mathugama) their school requirements. The project cost was Rupees 4.2 million. Since then, Tarana has worked on several other projects, which you can see on our Projects page.
You can donate any amount you like. Every Rupee you give will assist in funding a worthy cause.
You can donate in several ways:
1. Deposit to our Bank Accounts personally or by online fund transfer (if you have online banking). If you wish, you can donate monthly via standing order. See The Donate page for bank account details.
2. Pay Directly Online on the website for a Project you support.
To pay online please click the charitable project you would like to donate to and state how much you would like to donate. Enter your Credit Card Details and Proceed. See the Donate Online section of the Donate page.
3. You can also donate via our projects on GlobalGiving.org for international donors.
Yes it is absolutely safe. The payment gateway is provided by Hatton National Bank PLC with the latest cyber security.
Yes you are welcome to attend the handing over. Please let us know when you donate if you wish to attend.
You can make a fund transfer to our bank account and let us know by email that you have done so, and for which project you wish for us to use the funds for, if it is for a specific project, donate through our GlobalGiving.org projects, or donate on our website through the payment gateway by selecting the project you like or as a general donation.
Yes you are more than welcome to fully or partially undertake any CSR project and showcase the work done by your organization for corporate reporting purposes in Annual Reports, etc. You can either assist us through a financial donation after looking at estimated costs for the project or donate materials required for the project purchased by your organization. We will issue you a receipt acknowledging the said donation. We will inform you in advance of the date of handover so that your employees and staff are welcome to attend the handing over of the completed project; and hence personally feel the satisfaction and joy of giving back to society.
You can help us in many ways :