The futures of Sri Lankan children are in darkness

With Sri Lankan families struggling to choose between nutrition and education, more and more children are dropping out of the school system.

A 32-year-old mother of two, Priyangi says

“We are finding it immensely difficult to keep our daughter in school. Our daughter has been forced to use just one book and a pencil for all 5 subjects.”

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Light a Future

About Us

Light a Future is an initiative with the aim of enabling 100,000 vulnerable children to stay in school amidst Sri Lanka's largest humanitarian crisis by providing them essential learning tools.

The initiative is partnered by Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement, Sri Lanka’s longest standing charitable organization and Atlas, a leading company focused on democratizing learning.

Light a Future for just $15

Our aim is to light up the future of 100,000 vulnerable children in Sri Lanka by enabling their right to education. Track our progress here


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Featured Story

A Mother’s Pain

“As a mother I am heartbroken that we are struggling to keep our daughter in school. My daughter has five subjects in school and she has resorted to using one book and a pencil for them all. I don’t want to deprive them of what the deserve.”

Collaborative Partners

The Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement is a not-for-profit organization founded by Sri Lankabhimanya A. T. Ariyaratne in 1958 and seeks to build a no-poverty, no-affluence society in Sri Lanka through community-based efforts and volunteerism.

Atlas as a purpose led brand built on the premise of Making Learning Fun, at heart Atlas has been on an accelerated impact journey directly reaching 15% of Sri Lanka’s school going children year on year since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 through learning interventions such as virtual learning in collaboration with the MOE & providing scholarships for children from vulnerable communities in Sri Lanka via Atlas Sip Savi. Over the years, Atlas has democratized learning for x many children. Together they partner on Light a Future to make an impact at a grassroot level.