Community Development Services

Community Development Services was founded in 1978 as a family planning service provider complimenting the government’s population control program. Today, CDS specializes in sexual and reproductive health, as well as HIV and AIDS. CDS is engaged in rights-based labor migration initiatives, in providing awareness and education to vulnerable female migrant workers, capacity building activities to local civil society organizations, advocacy and policy influencing with government and key stakeholders.

Organisation Representative

Endorsers that Community Development Services partner with

United States

Myriad USA

Aavishkaar Capital is the equity arm of The Aavishkaar Group which manages in excess of US$1 billion in AUM across equity and credit. The Group’s shareholders include TIAA-Nuveen, Shell Foundation, Triodos Bank and Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank.

Myriad USA

Myriad USA provides donors with a simple and efficient platform to support nonprofit initiatives overseas, anywhere across the globe. Myriad USA brings together the expertise and networks of the King Baudouin Foundation United States (KBFUS) and Give2Asia, and builds on their shared history, their shared belief that local knowledge counts, and their shared objective of improving the lives of people around the world.

Myriad USA offers several services to U.S. donors and foreign nonprofit organizations, including: Donor advised funds, Legacy funds, Disaster response funds, Corporate Plus Advisory Services, Myriad ART for gifts of artworks, and American friends funds for foreign nonprofits seeking to raise funds in the United States. Myriad USA is also an experienced ‘philanthropy architect’ – we adopt a flexible approach and develop tailor-made solutions when needed.

Myriad USA is a U.S. public charity within the meaning of Sections 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donors are eligible for a U.S. income tax deduction for their contributions, to the extent permitted by U.S. tax law.

On-going/Past projects

Inculcating civic & social consciousness among youth as advocates in governance

By Community Development Services

Trains youths as advocates in governance project that aims to transform a minimum of 500 youth leaders to become agents of positive change in Sri Lanka.