Who We Are


ADRA is the global humanitarian arm of the Seventh-day Adventist Church—part of the 20-million strong Adventist community, with hundreds of thousands of churches globally and the world’s largest integrated healthcare and education network.

ADRA delivers relief and development assistance to individuals in more than 118 countries – regardless of their ethnicity, political affiliation, gender, or religious association.

By partnering with local communities, organizations, and governments, ADRA is able to deliver culturally relevant programs and build local capacity for sustainable change.


ADRA Sri Lanka is  part of the global network present in over 118 countries around the world and has been operating in Sri Lanka since 1982. At present, ADRA is a registered and a well-known International NGO in Sri Lanka and is operating under 4 key sectors including Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Refugee Reintegration and Economic Development, Emergency Response, and Health and Nutrition.

 Throughout the years ADRA has partnered with various stakeholders including; government and private institutions, donors, and communities, and has implemented various projects to empower and uplift lives of countless people throughout Sri Lanka.