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Divinart Foundation’s innovative banner pens creating access to resources

Friday November 15, 2019

Divinart started a project called ஜோதி (Jothi in Thamil) to shed light and raise awareness on the importance of having access to resources for various community groups to grow and thrive in their spaces.  These innovative banner pens were created from scratch which includes 13 resources hidden inside pens to help marginalized and newly arrived women […]

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JUGNU: Micro-financing to Empower Women in slums of India

Sunday April 21, 2019

OUR IMPACT WILL BE EXPANDING TO INDIA THIS YEAR! Divinart will be partnering with an organization in India called, SAFA to empower women living in slums of Hyderabad, India. JUGNU by SAFA is an micro-financing project which provides refundable loans without interest, to set up micro enterprises or promote the growth of an existing business. The […]

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Google Home Mini for the Visually Impaired in Sri Lanka

Wednesday November 7, 2018

20 google home minis were donated to blind students, teachers, staff as listed in the image below in order to empower them and reduce the institutional barriers they face. In general there is a lack of accessibility for differently abled folks in our society but especially for those living in many rural parts of the […]

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Aboriginal Housing Program in Partnership with Chez Doris

Saturday June 9, 2018

This year, Divinart embarked on a journey to give back to the local community, specifically, the Indigenous community. Raised by resilient Tamil parents who fled from the civil war back home, Sinthusha realized the unwavering parallel lives lived by the Indigenous community right here on this stolen land we call “Canada”. Indigenous folks have been […]

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Talking Calculators for the Visually Impaired in Sri Lanka

Monday January 15, 2018

One of the missions of Divinart Foundation is to help and uplift those who are most underserved and living in difficulty. With the money we have raised through henna, we were able to buy 20 talking-calculators for visually impaired students and individuals in Illankai (also known as Sri Lanka) who have been affected by the […]

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Helping the Visually Impaired in Sri Lanka

Sunday August 20, 2017

Meet 30 (few missing in the image) warriors living in Illankai (Sri Lanka) injured by the civil war. Almost all of them had a shrapnel pass through their eye socket(s) burning their eye(s) and nerves leading to visual impairment. To fulfill Sinthusha’s mother’s wish of helping disabled people affected by the war, we chose to donate […]

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Uplifting Montreal Cancer Patients Through Henna

Wednesday July 5, 2017

In summer of 2017, Divinart started to help the West Island Cancer Wellness Centre by offering free henna services to patients going through chemotherapy. Cancer patients experience immense pain and wanted to positively impact their stories by sharing my passion for henna. With these sessions, Sinthusha wanted them to see the beauty of henna as […]

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Empowering Syrian Refugee Kids in Montreal

Wednesday August 10, 2016

Like many, Sinthusha was moved by the plight of Syrian refugees and wanted to make a contribution to the integration of Syrian kids in Montreal. And so she offered her time and dedication to the Montreal community with professional henna service as a way to raise money for Camp Cosmos and Syrian Kids at Camp […]

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