Lathitha Centre for Development exists to empower and give support
to disadvantaged people in rural and informal settlements, by
providing support, training and skills for self-sustainability. The
focus is on young people, women and children living with
The organisation is a non-profit organization registered in 2014. From observation and experience, people in the informal settlements as well and rural areas, have creative potentials, but are limited by the environment surrounding them, and therefore need to be encouraged and supported to succeed in their endeavors.
To facilitate the creation of better opportunities for children, youth, women and children living with disabilities
To create inclusive communities where all people have access to better opportunities that will enable them to facilitate their own development.
To develop and empower women, youth and people living with disabilities using arts and culture.
To provide programmes, facilities, training, support and resources for youth and women.
To build capacity by availing access to relevant and appropriate programmes and services that address social challenges within our communities.
To encourage active community involvement in educating young people in various areas of life skills.
To initiate and provide sustainable engagements and partnerships that will develop youth and women.