HELP-O abbreviated Human & Environment Links Progressive Organization is a Non Profit Organization which was established in 1992 under the Social Welfare act of Sri Lanka.
We aimed at developing and balancing human and environmental progress in rural as well as urban areas, focusing on the low-income community. Our goals are to eliminate poverty, to ensure peaceful co-existence, to introduce environmental conservation methodologies and to protect and ensure human and children rights so as to direct the society towards an overall developed environment.
HELP-O is sharing the experience with other cities through the program in grass root level people through their experience, strategies, faults and challenges how they over come from it. As a key concept which we are implementing “Green Bio Energy City Concept” in many cities in Sri Lanka.
HELP-O awarded 21st IYSH Memorial Fund Award form the Japan Housing Association (JHA). In last year, organization provided housing facility for homeless persons with the sanitary facilities. Those people stayed in government lands after the tsunami their all houses were destroyed after that nobody provided a housing facility for them, but HELP-O constructed houses with the support of ACHR and ANPAS.
First time, Sri Lankan organization, HELP-O could to win the Earth care award in year 2012.The award ceremony was hosted by The Times of India and the JSW Foundation in association with Center for Environment Education. The awards were initiated in 2008 and have, each year since then, recognized and rewarded innovation in the field of sustainable development. This year, for the first time, the awards appreciated within SAARC region for their war against climate change. This award could win due to the environmental conservation through environmental service with biogas technology in Sri Lanka. Mitigating climate change, renewable energy & organic waste reduction are the key areas we are highlighted.