Formation of Birthday Fund Charity

Date : 05th May 2014

Founder : Mr. Jayantha Herath

Co-founders :

  1. Dr. Manjula Mahanama
  2. Mr. Dinil Ahangama
  3. Mr. Chandana Gunasekera
  4. Mr. Godfrey De Silva
  5. Mr. Sarath Wimalaweera
  6. Mr. Nimal Kuruppu
  7. Mr. Vasantha Karunathilaka
  8. Mr. Wasantha Wickramasinghe
  9. Mr. Jagath Ranasinghe
  10. Mr. Shanika Rodrigo
  11. Mrs. Chan Mallawarachchi
  12. Mrs. Tharanga Dias
  13. Mrs. Chandima Kuruppu

Current Trustees :

  1. Mr. Jayantha Herath
  2. Dr. Manjula Mahanama
  3. Mr. Chandana Gunasekera
  4. Mr. Godfrey De Silva
  5. Mrs. Devika Rathnayaka

Operational Team

  1. Mr. Jayantha Herath – Chairman
  2. Dr. Manjula Mahanama – CEO
    • Mr. Dinil Ahangama
    • Mrs. Asha Piyathilaka
  3. Mr. Godfrey De Silva – Treasurer
    • Mr. Rukshan Seneviratne
  4. Mrs. Devika Rathnayaka – Secretary
  5. Projects : Mr. Chandana Gunasekera
  6. Legal : Mrs. Narmadha Abeysekera LLB
    • Mr. Lalith Sudusinghe LLB
    • Mr. Prasanna Muthukumarana
  7. Events : Mr. Aruna Perera
    • Mr. Damith Koswattage
    • Mr. Sampath Mahanama
    • Mr. Saliya Abeyrathna
    • Mr. Kasun Wijerathna
    • Mr. Niel Gurusinghe
    • Mr. Sunada Paranavithana
    • Mrs. Sunethra De Silva
    • Mrs. Nadie Athuraliya
    • Mr. JP Karunadhara
    • Mr. Rushan Jayasekara
    • Mr. Sarath Amarasinghe
    • Mr. Upul Wijerathna
    • Mrs. Cristaline Perera
  8. Fundraising : Mrs. Olu Suraweera
    • Mrs. Indira Karunadhara
    • Mrs. Ganga Hettiarachchige
  9. Facilities : Mr. Ajantha Weerasekera
  10. Marketing : Mr. Anjula Kumarage
  11. Registry : Mr. Shantha Ilandaridewa
    • Mr. Dimuthu Thilakarathna
    • Miss. Sanadi Ilandaridewa
  12. Communications : Mrs. Ama Gunasekera
    • Mr. Lasantha Rathnaweera
    • Mrs. Kanchara Alfred
    • Mrs. Yvonne Maloney
  13. Youth Affairs : Mrs. Nita Gurusinghe

Background : Understanding of the needs of children in rural areas in Sri Lana.

Purpose : Supporting talented children in poorer socio-economic backgrounds in Sri Lanka by providing equipment and training for the parents of such children.

Expectations :

  • 100% transparency
  • One support project per month
  • Minimising administrative costs
  • 3 fundraising and public awareness events each year
  • Participation and taking active roles of the charity by younger members.
  • Reaching 1000 members target

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