Network Heaven

(Unverified non-profit organisation)

Network Heaven is an Australian organisation that takes what people don’t need and delivers it to those who are most in need. It is an ecumenical group established by members of Frenchs Forest Baptist Church (Australia) to help the poor in developing countries, in particular children who are in need. In Sri Lanka, Network Heaven assists children with education and brings relief at Christmas through gift packs which include clothing and school items, small toys etc as part of a one-off Christmas gift. The organisation also provides educational scholarships for disadvantaged children, and subsidises food, school expenses and travel. In addition, Network Heaven oversees gardening projects which assist widows (several of whom are tsunami survivors) with Rs 2000 per month, and manages a mushroom farm, runs a card-making project and distributes secondhand clothing, stationery, toys and educational items across a wide range of groups including children and families in the plantation sector, orphanages, prisons and creches. Network Heaven works with local partners and their networks (Sister Florella AC, a Carmalite nun who runs the Bethlehem Creche; Sister Alex Molligoda, Sisters of Charity, Sacred Heart Convent Galle; Father Bede Silva, Archdiocese of Galle, Sri Lanka and Sister Anastacia Perera, current Provincial Head of the Sisters of Charity in Sri Lanka.

Children from all communities in Sri Lanka are included in the projects. Adults from poor families are assisted by way of obsolete corporate clothing such as shirts, caps, umbrellas, stationery and practical items.

Website

http://www.networkheaven.org

Year established

2001

Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

About this organisation

Partnership types

Project funding; Provision of goods

Regions / countries / territories

Asia: Sri Lanka

Global issues

Children, youth and family welfare

Goods categories

Apparel & fashion; Arts, crafts & toys; Books & audiovisual; Food &...show all (5)