Nature Foundation (NF) is non-profit organization that dedicated to community development with a special emphasis on environment conservation. NF has been working in Sri Lanka since 15th September 2005 and registered at Moneragala District Secretariat (MPDS/NGO/040 – 2012.07.02) and National NGO Secretariat. The Board of Directors of Nature Foundation is consisting of scholars and people with high social recognition for community development initiatives. Over the years passed, NF expanded its scope and geographical coverage, commencing child development programs and establishing new coordinating offices in project locations. NF has proven its experience in guiding people through their goals, enhancing their knowledge and encouraging them to take leadership in their own development initiatives. NF offers comprehensive and innovative services for child education program and youth entrepreneurship development program in Moneragala district.


“A world in which every person attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation”


 “For Create a world with freedom and dignity to all, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, caste, area, wealth, color or sex, to inspire & empower distressed, neglected, needy, and vulnerable people trained  with knowledge, skills and attitudes to build up a world with political, economic, social, cultural and communal harmony and  to empower and direct the targeted communities  to a sustainable way living with identification themselves  of their talents and their  available resource. “

Objectives •

  • To strengthen civil society by mobilizing communities, building institutional capacities and allowing them to identify and address their own development needs.
  • To promote sustainable community development by offering training, support and services based on the interests & needs of individuals and community-based organizations.
  • To inspire communities to identify and implement economically viable, socially just, and ecologically balanced activities those contribute to the effectual development.
  • To ensure the psychological, social and economic wellbeing of children, youth, women and other affected groups and facilitate them to shift from vulnerability to self-reliance.
  • To encourage sustainable livelihood patterns that conserve natural resources, manage balanced eco-systems and minimize environmental disasters

Core Values

  • Service beyond self
  • Cooperation beyond borders
  • Transparency & Accountability
  • Mutual respect and partnership
  • Human rights & justice
  • Equity & impartiality
  • Do-no-harm

Present status

The Head Office of Nature Foundation is located at Moneragala city. The organization operates its activities in 9 DS divisions in Moneragala and Badulla districts namely;

Girl’s Education Program Youth Enterprise Development Program Kithul Treacle Production Program (Proposed)
1.  Siyambalanduwa 1.  Siyambalanduwa 1.  Badalkumbura (Dambagahawela GND)
2.  Madulla 2.  Madulla
3.  Bibile 3.  Moneragala 2.  Ella – (Badulla)
4.  Medagama 5. Gampola 6. Denuwara (Kandy) 4.  Buttala (Dodamgolla GND)
  5.  Kataragama  

Nature Foundation implements its development programs in above areas with a team 34 staff members.

Current programs

  • Training
  • Social mobilization
  • Community leadership
  • Entrepreneurship development
  • Project planning & management
  • Education
  • Training of school teachers
  • Formation and continuation of children’s clubs
  • Girls’ education programs (Life skill, mentoring & counseling & academic & material support)
  • Training of parents (from beneficiary families)
  • Awareness programs for child rights & child abuse
  • Provision of educational equipment
  • Community infrastructure development
  • Water supply schemes
  • Sanitation facilities
  • Environment Conservation
  • Rain water harvesting systems
  • Conservation of endangered forest reservations
  • Traditional paddy cultivation
  • Organic farming
  • Awareness on environment conservation
  • Garbage management
  • Campaigns ………….
  • Campaign against forcible acquisition of lands from people
  • Campaign against privatization of ore iron deposit at Pelwatte
  • Campaign against new sugarcane factory in Bibile

Staff members

Chairman / Executive Director                                                                                 01
Chief Internal Auditor 01
Project Managers 04
Senior Field Coordinator 01
Field Coordinators 06
Social Mobilizers 28
Accounts Assistants 02
Accounts Clerks 01
Office Assistants 01

Distinguished partners

  • Room to Read Sri Lanka
  • United Nation Development Program (UNDP)
  • Search for Common Ground Organization
  • United Nations Global Environment Facility (GEF)
  • Department of Education
  • District Secretariat / Divisional Secretariats
  • Department of Forest Conservation
  • British Conseil
  • USAD

Special experience and capabilities of the institution

  • Entrepreneurship development programs
  • Capacity building trainings for communities
  • Grass root community awareness program (street drama, drama, campaigns etc.)
  • Baseline surveys and studies
  • Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA)
  • Gender & development programs
  • Child & youth development
  • Environment conservation


K.V. Karunarathna

In front of Magistrate Courts

Wellawaya Road


055-2277029, 055-5679305

Contact Person

H.M.G.N.D.S. Bandara

Executive Director

071-8200773, 055-2277008

Head Office

Nature Foundation

No. 9, Pilisarana Mawatha, Hulandawa, Monaraala


Telephone / Fax : 055 2276779

E mail : sobapadanama@gmail .com

Web :                                                                                                        

Branch Offices – Kandy

Nature Foundation

180/B, Bowala Rd.