Life Stage 01


Infant, Young Children aged 0-5 years in the targeted communities grow in safe, secure and stimulating environment and achieve holistic age appropriate development milestones.

Core program area

Healthy and Secured Infants

Location of project

11 estates of Talawakelle plantation in NuwaraEliya Divisional secretariat in NuwaraEliya district

Impact group

2517 children who are within the 0-5 year age group. This group
includes 236 enrolled children and their parents/ care givers (Males –
0-3 37(Males-18 /Females – 19)
4-5 -199 (Males 102 /Females – 97),
2281 non enrolled children and their parents/ care givers.

Target group

5034Parents, Caregivers, 80 lead mothers, Teachers of 43 ECD centers
managed by the estate, Teachers of 39 private preschools not managed
by the estates an 11 PHM
Total – 5127 individuals

Implementation partners

The Project will be mainly implemented with the technical support of Regional Director Health Services Office, Divisional Health Department, Central province ECD unit ,National Child Protection Authority (NCPA), Estate management are the main partners identified
for LS-1.Other linkages such as PHDT and agriculture will be coordinated to get the required assistance. ChildFund Sri Lanka is expected to provide technical support as well
as guidance through reviewing progress of the project. National level coordination when necessary is requested from ChildFund Country Office by the project.