SOS Children's Village






Fourth SOS Children’s Village is situated within the town limits of Anuradhapura at Dahaiyagama, (which is 2 km. from the town) on 5.5 acres of land donated by the government of Sri Lanka. Anuradhapura is an ancient kingdom dating back several centuries with world-famous historical ruins which is 220 km north of Colombo.

SOS Chidren's Village Anuradhapura has 14 SOS Families and this is the second largest number of SOS Families in a CV in Sri Lanka.The SOS Families were formed at Piliyandala, while the construction work of CV Anuradhapura was going on. The families moved-in with the house warming ceremony in 1994. At present 127 children are in the 14 families and 122 have been integrated successfully into the society.

Village Impact

SOS Children's Villages Sri Lanka established its fourth Children's Village in Anuradhapura in 1994.

Family strengthening efforts in the community focus on educational assistance and employability training.


Children and youth in our care



Families supported


Life in the Village

Youth Facility and Other Projects

While the SOS Youth Facility for Boys, the SOS Kindergarten and the SOS Vocational Training Centre are in the same campus, the SOS Youth Facility for Girls is situated four km from the Children's Village. House was purchased and renovated to accommodate young girls. At present 14 girls reside here with a female Educator. All of them are following vocational training and employment training.

The recent addition to the Children's Village is the Mothers’ Retirement Home.

Family Strengthening Programme

Family Strengthening Programmes  are carried out in seven locations and 264 families including children and adults are benefiting from these programmes.

Contact SOS Children's Village Anuradhapura

Mr. Athula Kamalsiri
Village Director

SOS Children’s Village Anuradhapura
PO Box 03
D. S. Senanayake Mawatha

Telephone: +9425 2221924
Mob: +94777 891656

Contact Donor Services at SOS Children's Villages

Ms. Ganga Subashini

Assistant Director -   Donor Services

SOS Children’s Village Piliyandala
PIliyandala- 10 300, Sri Lanka 
Telephone: + 94 11 2702 712
Mob: + 94 763 237 422