Soup, Soap & Salvation
Reaching out to the oppressed in their struggles with our King’s love and building a BRIDGE to the afflicted from the Church is our ultimate goal.
The Trust was started for the purpose of protecting and supporting those who are oppressed, especially widows and orphans. The trustees have been involved themselves in various issues to safeguard the interests of poor people who are often the victims of civil war and present developmental trends.
Bridge of Love confines itself to community development in the Northern and Eastern provinces of Sri Lanka and the tribal areas in Tamil Nadu, South India. Over the past thirteen years we have been financially supporting registered local organisations and Churches who work among the oppressed, broken & abandoned, poor & needy, widows, orphans/ semi orphans, child labour victims and war victims in Sri Lanka and India.
We reach out to …
Widows & Orphans
Poor, Sick & Needy
Child labour victims
War/ Tsunami Victims
Slum-dwellers / Children of prostitutes
Over the past thirteen years we sent more than £470,000 for our projects. We provide financial assistance to poor war widows in Puthukudiyirrupu, Kilinochchi, Batticaloa, Dehiwela, Mannar and Pitakotte. We also financially support orphanages in Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Kotagala and Badulla.
Bridge of love has trained more than 77 poor widows and donated sewing machines worth more than Rs 1,600,000 since December 2005.
We run an Evening Study programme for the Slum children in Pittakodde, Colombo. (We are renting a hall to conduct educational and religious activities for these people who live in a slum area where there is neither electricity nor educational care available).
Bridge of Love has been financially supporting We also annually provide Study materials for more than 1000 poor children as Christmas presents.
Bridge of Love – Reaching the Unreachable and Touching the Untouchable !