Projects and Events

OSI Events

Below are some of the events that OSI children have enjoyed.  Click on each for details and photos...
Iglika
OSI-Bulgaria (Kyustendil)
16 June 2017
Excursion to partake of our beautiful Bulgarian spring...
Morachi Chincholi
OSI-India (Pune)
22 January 2017
Another rural excursion with lots of fun activities...
Tsari Mali Grad
OSI-Bulgaria (Kyustendil)
21 September 2016
Outdoor excursion of history and nature...
Osogovo Mountain & Ravda Seaside
OSI-Bulgaria (Kyustendil)
August 2016
Summer holidays in the mountains and at the seaside...
Rila Park, Dupnitsa
OSI-Bulgaria (Kyustendil)
19 May 2016
Day trip to beautiful Rila Park near the town of Dupnitsa...
Orchard Resort
OSI-India (Pune)
14 April 2016
Fun day trip to an amusement and water park...
Bhimashankar & Shivneri Fort
OSI-India (Pune)
31 January 2016
Another scenic and educational pre-exam day trip...
Ambuluwawa
OSI-Sri Lanka
13 September 2015
Excursion to Ambuluwawa mountain park...
Colombo
OSI-Sri Lanka
2 September 2015
Day-trip walking tour of Colombo...
Lonavala
OSI-India (Pune)
25 April 2015
Scenic, fun, and educational day trip...
Konkan Kanya
OSI-India (Pune)
18 January 2015
A day on the farm...
Trincomalee
OSI-Sri Lanka
31 March - 2 April 2014
Three-day trip to Trincomalee and the beach...
Sri Bhakta Hanuman
OSI-Sri Lanka
16 October 2013
A visit to Sri Bhakta Hanuman...
Mahabaleshwar
OSI-India (Pune)
27 January 2013
Fun and educational excursion to scenic Mahabaleshwar region...
Chincholi Morachi
OSI-India (Pune)
14 October 2012
Educational and pastoral excursion to rural Chincholi Morachi...
Nuwara Eliya
OSI-Sri Lanka
9 October 2012
Excursion to Nuwara Eliya (Glenloch Tea Factory, Victoria Park, Hanuman Temple)...
Sankranti
OSI-India (Pune)
15 January 2012
Our children enjoyed a day-trip to Saras Baug park to celebrate Sankranti...
Theater and Katraj Snake Park
OSI-India (Pune)
3 & 24 December 2011
Year-end excursions to the theater and zoo...
Kirinda Beach and Tissa
OSI-Sri Lanka
1 September 2011
Excursion to the seaside, and a visit to historic Tissamaharamaya...
Mumbai
OSI-India (Pune)
23 April 2011
Excursion to Mumbai...
Saras Baug Park
OSI-India (Pune)
27 February 2011
Recreation and picnic in one of Pune's most beautiful parks...
Niwara Elder's Home
OSI-India (Pune)
30 January 2011
Social Awareness visit to Niwara Elder's Home, followed by a traditional Maharashtrian lunch...
Year-End Celebration
OSI-Sri Lanka
27 December 2010
Second-annual, by popular demand!...
Sinhagad
OSI-India (Pune)
13 November 2010
A fun hike to an important historical site...
Nuwara Eliya
OSI-Sri Lanka
17 August 2010
Excursion to Nuwara Eliya (Seetha Amman Temple, Victoria Park, Lake Gregory)...
Pune Educational Excursion
OSI-India (Pune)
24 April 2010
Educational day-trip to site of Gandhi's imprisonment and burial, and other historical sites in Pune...
Sanskruti Culture Park
OSI-India (Pune)
21 February 2010
Fun and educational day-trip to Sanskruti Culture Park...
Year-End Celebration
OSI-Sri Lanka
29 December 2009
Year-end holiday celebration, feast, gifts, and more at picturesque Bandarawela Hotel...
Hakgala Botanical Gardens
OSI-Sri Lanka
28 August 2009
Excursion to beautiful Hakgala Botanical Gardens...
Year-End Holidays
OSI-Sri Lanka (Pamunugama)
28-31 December 2008
Holiday celebrations and events for our Pamunugama children...
Hantana Peak
OSI-Sri Lanka (Wattegama)
30 August 2008
Hike to Hantana Peak, lunch at a resort, and a tour of Peradeniya University...
Year-End Holidays
OSI-Sri Lanka
25-31 December 2007
Year-end holiday celebrations and events for our Pamunugama and Wattegama children...
Sigiriya
OSI-Sri Lanka (Wattegama)
28 October 2007
Excursion to historic Sigiriya...
Summer Camp
OSI-Sri Lanka
8-22 August 2007
Exchange of our Pamunugama and Wattegama kids, and excursions during their school holiday...
Altai Mountain Camp
OSI-Russia (Novokuznetsk)
July 2007
A week of hiking and camping in the beautiful Altai Mountains...
Dehiwala Zoo & ExcelWorld
OSI-Sri Lanka (Wattegama)
29 July 2007
A trip to Colombo to visit the zoo and ExcelWorld amusement park...
Black Sea
OSI-Russia (Novokuznetsk)
July 2007
A week at the seaside...
Pinnewala Elephant Orphanage
OSI-Sri Lanka (Wattegama)
20 April 2007
Trip to Pinnewala during the kids' school break...
ExcelWorld
OSI-Sri Lanka (Pamunugama)
21 December 2006
Excursion to ExcelWorld Amusement Park and holiday dinner party in Colombo...
Mt. Lavinia Beach & ExcelWorld
OSI-Sri Lanka (Wattegama)
3 December 2006
Trip to Mt. Lavinia Beach and ExcelWorld amusement park in Colombo...
SofiaLand
OSI-Bulgaria (Dupnitza)
8 September 2006
Day-trip to SofiaLand amusement park...
Peradeniya Botanical Gardens
OSI-Sri Lanka (Wattegama)
18 April 2006
Our first trip, -to nearby Peradeniya and it's famous botanical gardens...
Summer Camp in Greece
OSI-Bulgaria (Dupnitza)
24-29 August 2004
A week at the Greek seaside at Camp Alexandra...
Mount Vitosha
OSI-Bulgaria (Slatino)
21 August 2004
Excursion to Mount Vitosha near Sofia...
Mount Vitosha
OSI-Bulgaria (Dupnitza)
25 July 2004
Excursion to Mount Vitosha near Sofia...
SofiaLand
OSI-Bulgaria (Slatino)
22 July 2004
Day-trip to SofiaLand amusement park...
Christmas in the Mountains
OSI-Bulgaria (Dupnitza)
24-26 December 2003
Christmas Eve and Christmas at a snowy lodge in the Rila Mountains...
Veliko Tarnovo & Shipka
OSI-Bulgaria (Dupnitza)
22 July 2003
Excursion to historic and scenic Veliko Tarnovo and Shipka...

OSI Projects

Below are some of the projects that OSI has completed to date.  Click on each for details and photos...
Sunset Villa
OSI-Sri Lanka
2011-2014
Our own temporary youth home...
Fire Rehabilitation
OSI-Sri Lanka (Nayabedde)
September 2011
Rehabilitation of the fire-damaged home of two of our sponsored children...
Running Water
OSI-Sri Lanka
May 2011
Metered connection and all materials to equip a family home with running water...
Home construction
OSI-Sri Lanka
February 2009
Construction of a new home for a deserving family...
Our Garden
OSI-Sri Lanka (Pamunugama)
August 2008
Benches and landscaping of our garden playground...
Interior Restoration
OSI-Sri Lanka (Wattegama)
January-July 2008
Major restoration of the interior of the 140-year-old Wattegama orphanage...
Academic Residence
OSI-Sri Lanka (Wattegama)
April 2008
Residence/Study room for our eldest children, preparing for their final exams...
IRISAsia Eye/Vision Care
OSI-Sri Lanka
January 2008
Complimentary eye exams and follow-up care for every child in our homes, from IRIS Asia...
Exterior Restoration
OSI-Sri Lanka (Pamunugama)
December 2007
Restoration of orphanage exterior...
Water Supply Line
OSI-Sri Lanka (Wattegama)
August 2007
Establishment of a permanent water supply to Wattegama orphanage...
Graduate Home
OSI-Russia (Novokuznetsk)
August 2007
Complete remodel and furnishing of our transitional home for children who have graduated out of the orphanages...
New Home Furnishings
OSI-Sri Lanka (Wattegama)
April 2007
Complete refurnishing of children's dormitory rooms...
New Bathrooms and Showers
OSI-Sri Lanka (Wattegama)
January-April 2007
Construction of shower facility and reconstruction of water closets...
Interior Remodel
OSI-Sri Lanka (Pamunugama)
March-April 2007
Repair and remodel of orphanage interior...
Day Center
OSI-Bulgaria (Dupnitza)
October 2006
Day-Facility for life-skills, vocational, and other training and functions for our children...
Community/Music Room
OSI-Russia (Novokuznetsk)
July 2006
Reconstruction of large community/music room at Abashevo Village children's shelter...
Sewing Room & Equipment
OSI-Russia (Novokuznetsk)
July 2006
Equipped sewing room for children at Children's Home #1...
New Beds
OSI-Russia (Kemerovo)
May 2006
Twenty-seven new beds for our children at Children's Home #2...
Bathroom Reconstructions
OSI-Sri Lanka (Pamunugama)
May 2006
Complete reconstruction, plumbing, and tiling of five bathroom facilities at Pamunugama orphanage...
Bathing Room Reconstruction
OSI-Russia (Kemerovo)
October 2005
Complete reconstruction, plumbing, tiling, and fitting of bathing room at Children's Home #1...
Recreation & Computer Room
OSI-Russia (Novokuznetsk)
July-August 2005
Reconstruction and furnishing/equipping of recreation/computer room at Abashevo Village children's shelter...
Recreation & Computer Room
OSI-Russia (Novokuznetsk)
July-August 2005
Reconstruction and furnishing/equipping of recreation/computer room at Children's Home #1...
Dorm Room Remodel & Refurnishing
OSI-Russia (Novokuznetsk)
July 2005
Remodel and furnishing of boys dorm room at Children's Home #1...
Book & Video Library
OSI-Russia (Novokuznetsk)
February 2005
Remodel, furnishing, and stocking of book and video library at Children's Home #1...
Computer Room
OSI-Russia (Kemerovo)
August-September 2004
Construction, furnishing, equiping of computer room, including 7 new computers, for Children's Home #2...
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