December 26, 2004
  Tsunami  Appeal

  2. Advancement of knowledge

    Approximately 4000 scholarships at various levels of education have been granted to date.

  Established Research Grants for various disciplines in Science.

  Assisted authors and publications

  Made several grants for Construction & Maintenance of School buildings, libraries, hostels and homes for rehabilitation of displaced children


  Established in 1996 the Deshamanya Mohamed Sahabdeen Institute, Pahamune in the Kurunagala District to give higher education including University Education to needy children.

  A hostel for girls was constructed at Madeena National School in Siyambalagaskotuwa in the Kurunagala District in 1996

  A school hall was constructed at Koyawadi Muslim School in Noracholai in the Puttalam District where refugee children from the ethnic conflict areas were provided with education.

  A library and a prayer hall was constructed at Ganetenna Mawanella Madeena school -2010


3.   Social Development

Grants to under mentioned institutions in Sri Lanka were made from the inception of the Foundation to date.

  Sugathadasa Stadium Development Fund - 1982 �

  Sri Lanka Cricket Foundation - 1982�

  National Health Development Fund - 1984

  Buddhist Shrine at Kotte - National Housing Development authority - 1984

  Gampola Mosque Library - 1998

  Victoria Home for the incurables - 1986

  Colombo Prisoners welfare association - 1998

  Improvements for Medical Institutions - 1997

  Koyawadi Musilim School, Building Fund - 2001

  An Noor Arabic College, Building Fund - 2001

  Sri Bathirakali Ambal Devesthanaya - 2001

Sri Lanka Islamic Centre - Financial Assistance
Kingswood College, Kandy - Building construction
St.Anthony’s  College, Kandy - Building Extension 

Chinafort Muslim Maha Vidyalaya - Building construction
Sri Lanka Cancer Society - Financial Assistance

Ladies Study Circle ­  Financial Assistance

All Ceylon YMMA Conference - Financial Assistance
Dr Azeez Foundation - Financial Assistance

Kadahapola Maha Vidyalaya - To provide water service
Colombo National Hospital – Improvement to ward      
Madeena Vidyalaya,Ganethenna - School library

Sri Lanka Federation of University women � Donation to update educational programmes  

Ladies study Circle, financial assistance.  

Financial Assistance to Kalubowila Teaching Hospital welfare programme for patients  

Helpage sri Lanka � Financial assistance towards on going projects.  

Completed Library and Prayer Hall, Mawanella Madeena M/Vidyalaya, Gannethenna  

Provincial Education Department, Mawanella Zone Mawanella: Financial Assistance towards Zonal Education Programme  

Muslim Media Forum, grant towards the 15th Anniversary celebrations  

Islamic centre � assistance towards the world Muslim congress conference � Sri Lanka  

Department of Probation and Child Care Service, North Western Province, Kurunegalla: towards Children�s day ceremony  

Help Age Sri Kanka , Financial assistance towards ongoing projects

Jawatte Jumma Mosque Colombo , Welfare Project.

Gajaba Regimental center, sponsership - Gajaba Super Cross 2012

Kambankazkakam Trust, Building Project

Vision care support for mannar District school Children (N.P)

4. International Awards

The following Scholars & Researchers who have made original & outstanding contributions to Human Development were given International Awards during 1993 to date .

Dr. Christopher Gregory Weeramantry

Former vice president of the International Court of Justice , Hague , Netherlands received the Mohamed Sahabdeen Award for International Understanding.He later won UNESCO prize for peace Education in 2006.

Dr. Gamini Corea

Former Secretary General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) (1974-1984) and Former Chancellor, Open University of Sri Lanka received the Mohamed Sahabdeen Award for International Understanding. (1994)

Professor Muhammad Yunus

Reputed Economist, Banker, Social Reformer and Author received the Mohamed Sahabdeen Award for Socio Economic Science. (1994) He was later awarded the Nobel  prize for peace in 2006.

Dr. Arthur Charles Clarke, CBE,

Renowned author of Science and Science fiction and Science fact; inventor of the communications satellite, promoter of world peace and futurist received the Mohamed Sahabdeen Award for Science. (1996)
Professor Nalin Chandra Wickramasinghe

Eminent Astrophysicist, Mathematician and Writer received the Mohamed Sahabdeen Award for Science (1996)
Professor Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao

President of the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research Bangalore, India and Albert Einstein Research Professor received the Mohamed Sahabdeen Award for Science (1996)


Late Professor Allama Mahmood Mohamed Uwise

Former Professor of Islamic Tamil Literature Madurai Kamaraj University received the Mohamed Sahabdeen Award for Literature (1997)


Dr. Martin Lings

Internationally famous Scholar and writer received the Mohamed Sahabdeen Award for Literature (1997). Died 2005


Professor Jayantha Vishnu Narlikar

Emeritus Professor, Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astro Physics, Eminent scientist, Researcher and Writer, received the Mohamed Sahabdeen Award for Science (2005)


 Dr.Jayantha Dhanapala

Former under Secretary General of Disarmament Affairs in the United Nations, Diplomat and presently Head of the Peace Secretariat in Sri Lank, reveived the Mohamed Sahabdeen Award for Peace and International Understanding (2005). He was a nominee of the Sri Lankan Government for the post Secretary General United Nations  in 2006 but withdrew  later.  


Dr.Godfrey Gunatilleke

Chairman Emeritus and Fellow of the Marga institute, Former member of the Ceylon Civil Servce, Writer and Researcher received the Mohamed Sahabdeen Award for Socio - Economic Studies (2005)


Dr.Kumari Jayawardena

Senior Fellow of the Institute of Graduate Studies, Secretary of the Social Scientists Association, Researcher, University Teacher and Writer, received the Mohamed Sahabdeen Award for
Socio - Economic Studies (2005)


Mr.Samson Sena Wijesinha

Advocate of the Supreme court of Ceylon. Barrister at low (Middle Temple) Former Chancellor, Open University of S.L. received the Mohamed Sahabdeen Award for Peace and Communal Harmony (2012)


Rev. Fr Mervyn Fernando

Founder President of Subodhi Institute of Integral Education. Founder Director , Family studies and services Institute at Paul VI centre Colombo S.L Received the Mohamed Sahabdeen Award Intercultural , Inter religious and Inter Disciplinary Understanding (2012)


Mr. Ahmed Javid Yusuf

Advocate of the Supreme court of Ceylon, former Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Saudi Arabia. Special Envoy of the President to the United Arab Emirates (2000) , . Received the Mohamed Sahabdeen Award for National and International Education (2012)

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