We are deeply grateful to all our supporters both anonymous and otherwise, consisting of friends, family, colleagues, well wishers and organisations.
Their financial contributions and pro bono services have propelled this project forward at an amazing pace.
Thank you very much.

- Project Leadership Team

Litmus is a communications agency in Sri L:anka specializing in digital strategies, web and mobile development, graphic design, video production, social media, online research and email marketing etc. to mention a few. Litmus, in October 2016 agreed to do pro bono work for VACD as part of their contribution to society via their Community and Social Responsibility commitment. They designed and maintain the VACD Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/vacdlk/ and are also working on video marketing and communication material for us to run our crowd funding strategy and share Derana TV documentary on VACD with English subtitles, globally.

Visit the Litmus website.



Teardrop Hotels is an exclusive collection of boutique hotels in distinct regions across Sri Lanka. From a 17th Century townhouse in the legendary Galle Fort to traditional tea planter’s bungalows high up in the hills, the collection of beautifully renovated, historic properties are sewn together by three founding principles; Genuine Sri Lankan hospitality; Fabulous Sri Lankan and International cuisine using locally sourced fresh ingredients; and experiences that put our guests face to face with the warm and colorful sights and sounds of the teardrop island. We constantly invest in our properties, our people and are continually looking for new and wonderful opportunities to bring to life so that our guests get the very best out of their Sri Lankan experience. We are delighted to be supporting the fantastic work carried out by VACD and hope to increase our involvement as we grow.

Teardrop Hotels
30/84 Perera Gardens, Off Perera Mawatha, Pelawatte, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka.
Enquiries: +94 773 638 381
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ArpicoAtaraxia is a partnership between Ataraxia Capital Partners and Richard Pieris & Company PLC. This joint venture brings together a Sydney based diversified financial services house with a global presence with one of the largest and most successful diversified business conglomerates in Sri Lanka.

For more information visit us at : www.ataraxiacapitalpartners.com or www.arpico.com


Neil Fernando and Co.(Pvt.) Ltd which is part of the Penthouse Group of Companies is the Leading Fiber Glass Boat Builder in South Asia with over 48 Years of experience in building of Fishing Boats, Commercial & Work Boats, Passenger Ferries, Patrol & Surveillance Crafts, Luxury Motor Yachts & Cruisers and luxury Motor Sailors. Vessel lengths from 6 Mtrs. up to 35 Mtrs. All boats are manufactured in accordance to an International Standard where quality is never compromised on. The strength of the company is that it has the expertise and a wealth of experience that caters to the modern age of boat manufacturing.

Neil Fernando
Penthouse Group Sri Lanka
Neil Fernando & Company (Pvt) Limited / Neil Marine (Pvt) Limited
No. 11 Alexandra Road, Colombo 06, Sri Lanka
Phone: + 94 11 2556891-96/ +94 11 2556824-30 – Ext –111
Mobile +94 777 362113
Fax +94 11 2580756


Expo Freight Limited (EFL) is a member of Expolanka PLC – a leading multinational in Sri Lanka with interests in Logistics, Leisure and Investments. With a global ranking as one of the top 35 Freight Forwarding companies, the company has thrived on overcoming the challenges of operating in limited logistic infrastructure markets, taking its operations to 18 countries, 60+ offices and over 2300 staff around the world. In November 2018 EFL set forth a commitment to align their sustainability efforts to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals across their global network. With the help of the Global Goals, the organization aims to be among the first generation to eradicate poverty and the last to tackle climate change by working collaboratively in order to create a positive impact, beyond borders.

Expo Freight Limited,
Global HQ, No: 10, Milepost Avenue, Colombo 3, Sri Lanka
Phone: +94 11 476 6300
Fax: +94 11 238 6141
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Web: https://www.expofreight.com