Projects Abroad in Sri Lanka
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Projects Abroad in Sri Lanka

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Program Summary

Sri Lanka is a beautiful country with many wonderful volunteer projects and internships available for volunteers interested in exploring this island in South Asia. Sri Lanka is the teardrop off the tip of Southern India. This tropical island is famed for its palm-fringed beaches, tea plantations and rickshaws.

Based in the city of Colombo, Projects Abroad offers projects in Sri Lanka available for anyone interested in volunteering in the developing world, including those on a college summer break, gap year, career break or volunteer vacation. P

Voluntary work opportunities include: Teaching English, Teaching IT, Care, Business, Veterinary Medicine & Animal Care, Medicine & Healthcare internships and electives, Sports Coaching, and Sinhalese language courses.


Sri Lanka: Colombo Central, Galle, Kandy and 2 other cities

Focus Areas

  • Experiential Learning
  • Community Service & Volunteering
  • Outdoor Education


  • Animal Sciences
  • Business
  • Dentistry
  • Journalism
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Social Work
  • Sports


  • Arts
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Development
  • Computer Training
  • Conservation
  • Cooking
  • Culture
  • Drama
  • Eco-tourism
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Health
  • Hospital
  • Human Rights
  • Journalism
  • Medicine
  • Nutrition
  • Orphans
  • Parks
  • Sports
  • Teaching
  • Tutor
  • Writing
  • Youth

Program Duration

7-12 Months, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 5-8 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 1-2 Weeks, Summer

Year(s) Offered

Year Round

Age Requirement

Age Requirement Varies

Participation Guidelines

American and Canadian Participants. This Program is also open to Couples.

Cost in USD per week

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Program Includes:

The price of each placement includes all your food and accommodation, transfers to and from the airport, full travel and medical insurance plus support and 24 hour back-up from our staff based around the world.

Accommodation Options

  • Group living
  • Home-stays

Experience Required



For our journalism placements in Sri Lanka you must have some previous journalism experience or have studied it in school.

Application Procedures

  • Online Application

Institution Affiliates:

The International Volunteer Programs Association

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