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Sisters of Charity of Jesus and Mary

Dayamina Home for Differently Abled
29, Thalapathpitiya Rd, (turn into Daham Mawatha) Embuldeniya Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
General objectives Dayamina home

Daya Mina General Objectives

General Objectives 
1. To provide the best possible care, training and education for the child or young person with a disability or is differently-abled in Sri Lanka, this facilitates and stimulates the psychological, sensory, intellectual and spiritual growth and development. 

2. To provide a program suited for each individual that maximizes their ability to grow towards a degree of independent living. 

3. To give a good foundation for the establishment of a basic sense of trust in people and in the environment and to encourage them to use to the full their own experiences in understanding and mastering the world around them. 

4. The cooperation and education of the family and society is very essential. Therefore regular programs for parents, siblings, relatives and friends are organized. 

5. A high quality training for the staff of our Centers will always be ensured. This will be in collaboration with others centers and with other organizations at either national or international level. Constant updating and keeping informed with the latest techniques and methods of approach is essential. 

6. The ultimate goal is to make the child/adult with a different ability, a productive member of society, as his/her ability permits, while at the same time respecting his/her individuality as a person and their God given dignity and worth.

Our Vision

Our vision is to make people under our care fully alive! A family and society that accepts and includes!

To create an environment that allows the differently gifted the right to live in society, participating in every facet of life, at home, at work, intermingling socially or simply being an accepted part of the population.

Our Mission

Recognising the inherent richness of every child and young person with a learning disability, we aim to provide the best possible environment and training opportunities to all in our services and to further their dignity; thus enabling them to take their rightful place in society living life as fully as possible. 

We put into action the words of our Founder Fr P.J. Triest: “There is nothing more powerful than love which is at the origin of everything!” 

With the person at the heart of all we do, to provide a wide range of enabling support services to children and young people with learning disabilities, which promotes their dignity, individuality, inclusion and the fulfilment of their potential, thus enabling them to take their rightful place in society. To welcome students from all social and religious backgrounds. To provide them with the optimum of facilities according to each individual’s needs.

Our Policy

SCJM Policy in centres and homes for special children and adults: 

“I have come that they may have life and have it in abundance.” Jn. 10.10 

Article 23 of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child: 
“A mentally or physically disabled child should enjoy a full and decent life in conditions which ensure dignity, promote self-reliance and facilitate the child’s active participation in the community”. 

The Sisters of Charity Services for the Differently abled, child, youth and adult, are committed to supporting them as valued and equal citizens in the country respecting and accepting them for their God-given worth and dignity; and in the light of our Charism, reaching out to them as among the most vulnerable of our society.
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