Who we are

The Human Development Organization (HDO) is a non governemental, non profit making and  non  racial development organization that works with underprivileged and marginalised communities in the plantations, rural areas of Sri Lanka.

HDO is legally registered at the Department of Social Service in Sri Lanka. It works in partnership with other recognized local and international organizations.


HDO seeks to fulfill its mission through people centered participatory sustainable development, with the concern of environment, human rights and gender balance for a social change.  

Its major programs and campaigns in recent years include projects based on the following issues:

  1. Sustainable development
  2. Women and development
  3. Education development
  4. Social Justice
  5. Health education


Our vision is the establishment of socially just, equitable and peace civil society, through poverty eradication and sustainable development.