Human Development Organization

(HDO): is a non – governmental, non-profit making and non-racial national human rights organization that works with underprivileged and marginalized communities in the plantation and rural areas of Sri Lanka. HDO is legally registered under the Social Service Act, Sri Lanka and was accredited by the UN High Commission for Human Rights for the World Conference Against Racism. The mission of HDO consists in ‘‘Establish a socially just, equitable and peaceful civil society through poverty eradication and sustainable development’’. For the last 22 years the organization has developed appropriate strategies, methodologies and approaches to challenge the human rights and development issues among the target groups, and in the region and the country.