Rainforest Protectors Trust
Saving upprotected acres of Rainforests in Sri Lanka
The objective of Rainforest Protectors Trust is to "Protect land for conservation, and conservation activities such as reforestation, research and education" in Sri Lanka. The Trust, a legal entity registered with the Land Registry - Colombo (Registration# 07/07 of 2017/01/25), works towards purchasing and permanently protecting privately held rainforest lands rich in bio-diversity that are on sale and in danger of being destroyed.
Rainforest Protectors Trust consists of a Board of Trustees who are dedicated towards the conservation of rainforests. The trustees continuously look for threatened rainforest land in need of protection as well as reaching out to donors for funding towards the purchase and permanent protection of these lands.
- Sriyantha Perera (Settlor)
- Chrishantha De Silva (Chairperson)
- Chamara Ratnaweera
- Chullaka Hapuarachchi
- Manjula Priyadarshana
- John Wilson
- Jayantha Wijesinghe
- Kishan Ratnayake
- Saman Perera
The lands purchased and protected by Rainforest Protectors Trust are managed by Rainforest Protectors of Sri Lanka, a non-profit volunteer organization registered under Central Environmental Authority (Registration# 6/6/17/01/146). Degraded areas are reforested with native trees, and walking trails are created where applicable.
Objects of Rainforest Protectors Trust
The Trust has been established to protect land for rainforest conservation and conservation activities such as reforestation, research and awareness.
The Trust allocates management and conservation-related activities such as building and maintaining conservation and research centres and reforestation of its land to Rainforest Protectors of Sri Lanka non-profit organization (registered under Central Environmental Authority Regulation No. 6/6/17/01/146) in the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.
The Trust will ensure that the bio-diversity and bio-mass of lands purchased under the Trust are not altered except for the removal of invasive species to be replaced with native species.
The Trust will secure that all funds donated and/or generated through its own activities will be re-invested in the above-mentioned objectives.
Bank Name: Nations Trust Bank
Bank Account#: 100250005227
Bank Address (for wire transfer): No. 269, Galle Road, Mount Lavinia, SRI LANKA
SWIFT code: NTBCLKLX
Branch code: 52 (Mount Lavinia)