Sharing Smiles at Home of Hope

Gapstars team had the pleasure of visiting and spending time at the Home of Hope last weekend, welcomed by Sharmini and Alfi, Directors of the home.

The Home of Hope is a special place, near to our hearts at Gapstars. The journey began almost 11 years ago when our co-founders began traveling to Sri Lanka to help manage the home and eventually build Gapstars.

"Every time we travel to Sri Lanka, we are amazed at the journey and how Home of Hope has grown from strength to strength fostering and touching young lives. We understand and value the benefits of a foundation of education and lifelong learning as they are central to building strong communities and economies. I'm proud and thank everyone at Gapstars for coming forward to be a part of this journey and contribute back to our communities." - David Bijker, Co-Founder- Gapstars.

The Home of Hope is a Voluntary Social Service Organization and a Non Governmental Organization caring for orphaned and destitute children and other needy persons in the rural community around Digana, Kandy Sri Lanka. The Project is situated on a 25-acre land 20 KM away from Kandy and now provides various facilities such as a computer center, batik workshop, handloom and sewing center, carpentry centre and library, western music and kandyan Dancing which enrich the lives of the children.

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About Gapstars

Gapstars is a B2B service provider to innovative Dutch software companies. We developed a method to help fast-growing tech companies with high performing agile offshore development teams. Our method includes finding, hiring and facilitating developers in scrum team format.

We started our journey in 2015 with a young and ambitious team. Currently we employ 100+ professionals in our offices in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Colombo, Sri Lanka. In 2020, our goal is to become an industry leader and an agile software development powerhouse. We are only interested in working with fast-growing start-and scale ups that are looking for new ways to fuel their growth. Our current clientbase includes several highly ambitious and heavily funded start-ups that are looking to conquer their respective markets.