Health Care Fund
This is a community service project sponsored by KBT to provide relief to those in need of health care and other forms of assistance. The fund was established with a contribution of Rs. 14 million from the present Chairman of KBT and his close associates and is an ongoing project with public donations augmenting revenue. It seeks to alleviate the suffering of the desperately ill, who lack the means to afford appropriate medical treatment. 'Relief' is also about allaying the mental stress and anguish of the patient and their families by ensuring that access to otherwise unaffordable medical treatment is forthcoming.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blood Donation Campaign
KBT arranges a blood donation campaign on each Pasalosvak (Full Moon) Poya Day of the month. An average of 125 to 150 pints of blood is collected and channelled to the National Blood Bank. The priority is on meeting the needs of the National Cancer Hospital at Maharagama, which is the chief beneficiary of this project
 
 
 
 
 
 
Other Health Related Initiatives

up a Cardiology Unit and also provided the hospital with equipment essential for this unit. KBT also repairs and refurbishes wards on an ongoing basis; it also repairs and/or replaces beds and equipment in
the hospital.

A special ward for the exclusive use of Buddhist monks was also constructed in the hospital. KBT bears the responsibility for its ongoing maintenance and upkeep. KBT also provides advances or soft loans to the hospital for the purpose of obtaining and providing specific medicines that are not available in the Hospital but required for individual in-patients.

Other health related activities by KBT include the island-wide donation of prosthetics, crutches, wheelchairs and other such items to those who cannot afford these items.

Clinic facilities are provided within the Kalutara District where doctors provide consultation services at a designated point to people in the surrounding villages. A variety of medical tests and advice on health care are provided at these camps.

 
The Nagoda Hospital
Inside a ward at the Nagoda Hospital
KBT donates wheelchairs and prosthetics to the needy island-wide
 
 
 
 
 
The Kalutara Bōdhi Trust (KBT) was established in 1951 by Sir Cyril de Zoysa
 
The library at Kalutara Bhodi trust, houses a large number of valuable Buddhist literature.
 
The essence of true charity is to give something without expecting anything in return for the gift. Donating blood is one such thing.
The legacy of Sir Cyril de Zoysa, the founder of the Kalutara Bōdhi
Trust, is every bit a monument which shall certainly endure...
 
 
 
 
 
Contact Details
Postal Address : The Kalutara Bhodi Trust,
  : Kalutara, Sri Lanka.
Telephone : +94 034 - 2226483
Fax : +94 034 - 2221782
Enail Address : bodhitrustkalutara@gmail.com
 
Quick Links
Home   Social Programmes   Founder
History   Health Schemes   Glossary
Education   Library   Photo Gallery
How we work   Blood Donation Campaigns   Board of The Kalutara Bodhi
About Kalutara Cultural Activities   Current Programmes
© 2013 Kalutara Bhodi Trust - 2014 | Site donated by Tandy Electronics
Go back to page up >