Community worker Charles Morhan Ravie other local community facilitators founded the community Development Foundation CDF in 2005. At the beginning the idea of CDF had a simple yet powerful premise in developing the plantation community. At that time CDF was a small organization. Today we are the well organized leading community development organization in the Ratnapura district of Sri Lanka among the most respected Nongovernment organization in Sabaragamuwa Province.

For 8 years CDF offered innovative services to the community in Ratnapura district and it will continue the proud tradition of philanthropy in providing the great services through its Organizational Behavior Theories and culture.

The CDF Primary Focuses Are:

  • Human right
  • Humanitarian Emergency Assistance
  • Water and Sanitation
  • Providing training Good Governance, Leadership, Conflict resolution and peace building.
  • Health services

Our Vision

To actively contribute to the social and economic development of the communities and continually respond to the changing social realities through the development.

Our Mission

To work towards the promotion of the aims and objective of organization and its system for development of society working togetherness for socio- economic development and strengthening their capacity through implementation of the programs and interventions with participatory approach.


CDF is a registered organization Registered under social Service Act of the Government of Sri Lanka Registered N0 R/RT/33 and it was established in 2005. Our organization is committed to serve the most disadvantage people in the Sabaragamuva Province. Since year 2005 we have been working towards the destitute people in the district in order to up lift their life by providing the basic facilities. Organization is actively working for the social development of Rural and plantation community, Working in Education, Health, Children Women development program and Human Rights, Presently it’s Head office is located at N0 10/ 4 Pattiowita Road, Ratnapura.

Management Staff

CDF Sri Lanka has access for all skilled and experienced professionals who have capacity and competent to involve all the desired activities that promotes the Goal and Objectives of the Institution. The professional staff of Management whom periodically review their activities to appraise and provide them Human resource development trainings on the job trainings and technical assistance to undertake systematically their duties and responsibilities CDF has also technical consultants of Engineering, Designing, and Planning etc.

Core Values of CDF

  • Responsibility Confidentiality
  • Flexibility
  • Respect for others
  • Peace culture and pluralism
  • Accountably and Transparency
  • Human rights
  • Networking
  • Serving the people in equal approach in line with our Organizational slogans.
  • Mutual respect and partnership with the development humanitarian actors’ include human rights