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Why join GWC in Sri Lanka

Few countries in the world, but Srilanka can offer such a remarkable combination of stunning landscapes, sugar crystal beaches, nostalgic cultural heritage where beauty meets life!! Sri Lanka is a multi ethnic and multi religious country since pre – historic times. Majority of the ethnic group is Sinhalese who practice Buddhism. The second group is the Tamils who are adherent to Hinduism. A country with lot of colorful vibrant festivals, Cuisines that are spicy, and People who are friendly will charm any visitor over.

The island offers excellent adventure sport facilities, such as Windsurfing, Diving & Snorkeling, and Rafting & Canoeing with modern equipments. There is an array of attraction that the country offers to its visitors which includes World Heritage Places like The sacred city of Anuradhapura, The ancient City of Polonnaruwa, The Ancient City of Sigriya, The sacred city of Candy, The Golden temple of Dambulla, The Old town of Galle; Museums like National Museum, The Dutch Period Museum, The national Maritime Museum Galle and The Gems Museum, Ratnapura; National Parks & Wildlife that includes wildlife like elephants, leopards, sloth bears, deers, monkeys, wild buffalos, wild boars, porcupines, civet cats, jackals, mongooses, several varieties of lizards, squirrels, reptiles and amphibians. The famous parks are Yala (Ruhuna) National Park, Gal Oya National Park, Uda Walawe National Park, Wasgamuwa National Park and Horton Plains National Park. The country has some mesmerizing waterfalls which includes Bambarakanda Ella, Diyaluma Waterfall, Duhinda Falls, Galagediyana Ella, Ravana Ella, Bopath Ella, Saint Claire Waterfall, Devon’s Waterfall and Alupolla Ella. The tear drop like island is nothing but a cover of green landscapes all around, breathtakingly beautiful.

Despite being one of the moderate Asian states it is struggling to cope with issues relating to general health, economic reforms, literacy, ethnic minority clashes and related issues and environmental concerns. The people affected look up to volunteers like you who are determined to make a difference in their life for better. As a GWC volunteer you would work relentlessly towards bettering community life. This will be a very enriching experience emotionally, you will not only get to interact with the local community but will also be a learning experience for you to interact with other international volunteers coming from different ethnic background and culture. Please come forward join GWC projects as the volunteer and be the change that the world wants to see and believe in.

30 Workcamps have been found in Sri Lanka based on your choices

Code, Date, Location & Type of Project:

Code Of Camps Start / End Date Camp Location Nature Of The Project Total Available Status  
GWC-SL-010 10 Oct – 23 Oct Galle Working with Orphans 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-011 24 Oct – 06 Nov Galle Teaching English to the Monks 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-012 07 Nov – 20 Nov Pinnawela, Kegalla Elephant Conservation Project 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-013 21 Nov – 04 Dec Kosgoda Turtle Conservation Project 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-014 05 Dec – 18 Dec Galle Working with Disabled Children/Adults 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-015 12 Dec – 25 Dec Galle Community Development 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-016 19 Dec – 01 Jan Galle Working with Orphans 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-017 02 Jan – 15 Jan Galle Teaching English to the Monks 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-018 16 Jan – 29 Jan Pinnawela, Kegalla Elephant Conservation Project 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-019 23 Jan – 05 Feb Kosgoda Turtle Conservation Project 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-020 06 Feb – 19 Feb Galle Working with Disabled Children/Adults 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-021 13 Feb – 26 Feb Galle Community Development 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-022 20 Feb – 04 Mar Galle Working with Orphans 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-023 05 Mar – 18 Mar Galle Teaching English to the Monks 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-024 19 Mar – 01 Apr Pinnawela, Kegalla Elephant Conservation Project 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-025 09 Apr – 22 Apr Kosgoda Turtle Conservation Project 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-026 23 Apr – 06 May Galle Working with Disabled Children/Adults 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-027 14 May – 27 May Galle Community Development 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-028 28 May – 10 Jun Galle Working with Orphans 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-029 04 Jun – 17 Jun Galle Teaching English to the Monks 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-030 18 Jun – 01 Jul Pinnawela, Kegalla Elephant Conservation Project 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-031 25 Jun – 08 Jul Kosgoda Turtle Conservation Project 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-032 02 Jul – 15 Jul Galle Working with Disabled Children/Adults 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-033 09 Jul – 22 Jul Galle Community Development 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-034 16 Jul – 29 Jul Galle Working with Orphans 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-035 23 Jul – 05 Aug Galle Teaching English to the Monks 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-036 06 Aug – 19 Aug Pinnawela, Kegalla Elephant Conservation Project 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-037 20 Aug – 02 Sep Kosgoda Turtle Conservation Project 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-038 10 Sep – 23 Sep Galle Working with Disabled Children/Adults 15 15 Open
GWC-SL-039 24 Sep – 07 Oct Galle Community Development 15 15 Open

Special Note: Please note that if in case, your project is overbooked, or if we don’t have any spare or extra space in a particular workcamp project in which you are interested. You can make a request before the workcamp project starts, GWC will contact to our In-country coordinator to find a solution and try to make adjustments in order to give you a space in that very project, however, GWC will charge extra fees for this kind of arrangement