The staff in Sri Lanka

Office staff

The office is the hub where everything is controlled and managed.

  • Helene Heijen, founder
  • Jan van Beek, founder
  • Thishantha, manager
  • Shanika, daily manager
  • Dayalal, office assistant
  • Kaveesha, parttime office assistant


  • 3 permanent staff for garden maintenance and chores: Ajith, Nishantha and Keerthi
  • 4 surveillance staff and handymen: Wasantha, Darshana, Chandima (who is also an additional cook) and Saman
  • 3 Chefs: Indika (cook), Sameera (apprentice cook), and Indunil (apprentice cook)


  • Sameera, assistant physiotherapist
  • Janake, physiotherapist


  • Nayana, basic teacher
  • Thushara, teacher private lesson


  • Tharanga, teaches advanced electronics, computer hardware and phone repair
  • Suraj, graphic design classes, directs musical performances and presentations with music
  • Dayayal, art teacher
  • Sanyaya, computer classes
  • Kaveesha, basic electronics, computerroom manager


I am happy to be able to work in a setting where psycho-social support is important. I never have the feeling that the boys are different. I will do my utmost to achieve the goals that Hellabeem sets itself.