Sports School Nattandiya

The organizations AGSEP and “Peace Village International” have asked the Central Sports School for Intercultural Integration in Nattandiya in a joint action completed and opened. Our special thanks to the donations initiators Yvonne Sailer of Germany, Mrs. Romy Geiser from Switzerland and especially and moments “We help children” as well as the ex-intern (s) from all over Europe. Originated are a 25-meter swimming pool, a small field of synthetic turf football pitch for children between 04 and. 14, a mountain bike training obstacle course, u. Learning spaces that are used for language training, craft u.Schauspielunterricht.

A major concern of the project is the peaceful exchange between different ethnic groups (Sinhalese, Tamils ​​and Muslims), coupled with the support of children who are directly affected by the tsunami. The sporty cooperation can contribute to reduce prejudices and thus advance the peace process.

Our target group is children aged 04-14 years who were in a period of 8 weeks basics in football and swimming should be taught. Associates are all Sports courses with language teaching, either in English or German.

On 28.10.2005, the official opening of the Sports School in Nattandiya by the Head of AGSEP, Mr. Doering, and his interns took place. Two schools from around Nattandiyas, the former Minister of Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Refugees Dr. Jayalath, the mayor Nattandiyas u. Other guests of honor were present at the Gründugsfeier. The event, which was completely planned by the AGSEP interns and carried out in collaboration with the schools included a football tournament and a presentation of the first swimming exercises. Furthermore, the children in a playful manner was offered at various stations. The conference concluded with various dance performances of the Sinhalese students, and a little singing the opening Praktikanten.Die was the subject of daily news in all Sri Lankan TV channels.


Approximately 100 children participated in our Christmas party at the Santa Amjad was hard work up a sweat. For most children, the Santa came for the first time. A special thank you to Ramona, Philip, Miss Austria, Anna u.