Rally to Care

Thank you for your generous support to the Rally to Care initiative and making a difference
in the lives of those affected by the tragic incidents of Easter Sunday 2019, in Sri Lanka.

We are extremely grateful for the generosity extended by Dialog Customers, Business Partners, Enterprises and Donors from Overseas,
for coming together and joining hands with Rally to Care and truly displaying the unwavering resolve of the human spirit & kindness.

Your generosity surmounted a mammoth fund amounting to,

Rs. 116.69 Million

Dialog customer, individual and corporate donations Rs. 37.71Mn
Dialog Axiata PLC contribution Rs. 43.72Mn
Axiata Group Donation Rs. 35.26Mn
Rally to Care Total Fund Rs. 116.69Mn

Read the latest updates on the Rally to Care initiative relief disbursement activities

Our Mission is to enable:

Immediate term Out-patient Support for Victims of Physical Disability & Trauma

Long-term Educational Support for 500+ Children

Psychosocial Rehabilitation for 250+ Families


Our Corporate Donors

  • axiata

    Axiata Group Berhad

  • xcom

    XCOM Labs

  • pelathro

    Pelatro PLC

  • apalya

    Apalya Technologies

  • ctclsa

    CT CLSA Securities (Pvt) Ltd

  • sunshine

    Sunshine Holdings

  • UML Associates

    UML Associates (Pvt) Ltd

  • chesmi

    Chesmi Consolidated (Pvt) Ltd

  • sererndib

    Serendib Consultants

  • Shangri-La

    Shangri-La

Our partners

  • sarvodayaCoordination and
    on-ground execution
    in Eastern Province
  • world-visionCoordination and
    on-ground execution
    in Western Province
  • mydoctorValidation of Medical Needs
  • vision-careFree spectacles, all Hearing Aids at cost, Free hearing tests in Eastern Province
  • Ratmalana Audiology CentreFree hearing tests in Western Province

Independent Auditor:
pwc PwC Sri Lanka

Stay informed on how your donations are making a difference,
with our updates on the on-going activities of the Rally to Care initiative

Dialog Foundation Initiates Long Term Educational Support
for Children Impacted by the Easter Sunday Incident in Batticaloa

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(L-R) Rev. Roshan Mahesan, Pastor of Zion Church, Supun Weerasinghe, Group Chief Executive – Dialog Axiata PLC, Chamindha Rajakaruna (Attorney-at-Law), Executive Director at Sarvodaya and Shayam Majeed, Group Chief Corporate Officer – Dialog Axiata PLC.

The Rally to Care initiative by Dialog Foundation, continued its relief efforts on 9th June 2019, by providing long-term educational support for children affected by the tragic incidents of Easter Sunday at Zion Church, Batticaloa.

The relief disbursement activities were initiated in Batticaloa on 9th June 2019 at a temporary location being used by the Zion Church; which is currently under reconstruction, following the tragic events. Supun Weerasinghe, Group Chief Executive of Dialog Axiata PLC, representing the Rally to Care initiative by the Dialog Foundation, pledged to support the relief efforts in providing long-term educational support for affected 71 children in Batticaloa until the age of 19. Furthermore, 71 school bags with stationary that were donated by the Executive Committee of Colombo Model United Nations 2019, were disbursed to the affected children.

Complete eye check-ups were conducted for the affected by Vision Care, with required prescriptions for spectacles being provided on the same day, following which, the prescribed spectacles will be distributed free of charge by Vision Care.

Sarvodaya will oversee coordination and on-ground execution of the relief disbursement in the Eastern Province. The relief disbursement in Batticaloa by Rally to Care follows the initiation of the Life Healing Centre in Katuwapitiya, which was set up to provide psychosocial rehabilitation for affected families through its team of certified counsellors. The provision of educational support and medical check-ups are were also conducted in Katuwapitiya.

The Rally to Care initiative together with its partners World Vision Lanka, Sarvodaya, My Doctor, Vision Care and Ratmalana Audiology Centre, will continue its relief disbursement efforts and its mission of providing immediate term out-patient support for victims of physical disability & trauma, long-term educational support for 200+ children, and psychosocial rehabilitation for 250+ families that were affected by the tragic incidents of 21st April 2019.

Rally to Care starts relief disbursement
by setting up the Life Healing Centre in Katuwapitiya, Negombo

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Life Healing Centre at Katuwapitiya, Negombo
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Inauguration of the Life Healing Centre at Katuwapitiya, Negombo

The Rally to Care initiative, concluded its fundraising with the generous support of Dialog customers, individual donors, business partners, enterprises and donors from overseas, and started relief disbursement by setting up the Life Healing Centre led by a team of professionals in Katuwapitiya, Negombo, on 18th May 2019 to provide psychosocial support to families affected by the tragic incidents of 21st April 2019.

The ‘Life Healing Centre’ set up in collaboration with ‘Seth Sarana’, the social action arm of the Archdiocese of Colombo, will provide psychosocial rehabilitation for affected families through its team Catholic certified counsellors, led by Fr Claude Nonis, Director – Archdiocesan Family Apostolate, Coordinator – National Family Apostolate. The Life Healing Centre will provide psychosocial rehabilitation for those affected through a range of programmes customised for children, adolescents, young adults and adults, by addressing a range of psychosocial issues including depression, post-traumatic stress, anxiety, sleep deprivation, severe emotional distress, self-destructive behaviour, and other psychosocial issues resulting from traumatic events. The centre is located in close proximity to the affected families and will be open every day from 8.00 am to 8.30 pm.

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