Meet Ann Amaratunga

Hi, I'm Ann, a Dental Hygienist with a passion for empowering the next generation of dental professionals, and today, I'm excited to share my story with you. My introduction to DCI came about unexpectedly through a friend, Suranjani. Suranjani saw an opportunity and connected me with DCI, and little did I know, that

Meet Wasu

I'm Wasu, an 18-year-old joining the DCI Dental Surgery Assistant Program from a local Sri Lankan children's home. My childhood was rocky, to say the least. My mother's attempt at abortion and her disdain toward me made life challenging from the start. But amidst the turmoil, my father's love was my anchor until

Meet Dilukshiya

I’m Dilukshiya, a 19-year-old from the picturesque Henfold Tea Estate in Nuwara Eliya. I’m currently enrolled in the DCI Dental Surgery Assistant Program, and let me tell you, it’s been quite a journey getting here. Growing up in Nuwara Eliya with my parents, older brother, and younger sister has been both comforting and

Meet Suranjani

I'm Suranjani, and I'm excited to share my journey with you – a journey filled with passion, dedication, and a deep commitment to empowering marginalized communities in Sri Lanka through the transformative power of education and healthcare. It all began in 2009, during a visit to Las Vegas, USA. I had the privilege

Meet Ruby

Hello, I am Kandiah Nithya Ruby, originally from Nuwaraeliya. After completing my advanced level studies in the arts area, I found myself as a student at DCI. Following the completion of my studies, the management graciously offered me the opportunity to transition from a student to a staff member. Embracing this chance, I've

Meet Praboda

Meet Praboda, an 18-year-old enrolled in the DCI Dental Surgery Assistant Program, all the way from the Samadi Children’s Home. She is originally from Negombo, her journey is one of an overcomer and she continues to dream bright for her future. At just 7 years old, Praboda's life took a drastic turn when

Meet Rosi

Hey there, I'm Rosi. Kandy, Sri Lanka, is my hometown, and my early years were spent in Jeewana Kanda Girls' Home. Despite facing medical challenges, I pushed through and completed my education up to Grade 8. In 2014, I got to be part of DCI's Dental Surgery Assistant Program—a game-changer for me. I

Happy 2024

Thanks to your support, we've impacted the lives of over 120 young women through our Dental Surgery Assistant (DSA) program! Serah, a pioneer from our first batch, now has over a decade of experience as a dental assistant, overcoming various challenges. Your contributions have enabled us to break the cycle of poverty and