Welcome to the Hambantota Youth Business Trust





Introduction: Hambantota Youth Business Trust is and accredited initiative of Youth Business International (YBI), part of the Prince of Wales' Business Leaders Forum. The programme is modelled on the Prince's Youth Business Trust (PYBT) U.K While the HYBT programme includes a credit component, the model primarily aims to provide business development services to its clients, particularly though the unique business mentor approach developed by PYBT and found to be highly successful. Plans for the future include expansion of the project to national level, benefiting an even increasing number of young people.  

Mission: To function as the main business organisation in Hambantota District that helps young people, who otherwise would not have the means and opportunity, to develop their self confidence and achieve economic independence, fulfil their ambitions and contribute to the community while uplifting their social and living standard, through the medium of self employment. 

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Annually, HYBP organizes its team building events with  beneficiaries and their mentors as the main participants , with the purpose of strengthen of inter- relationship and links among them. For the year 2009, the event was held on the 22nd of August ,at the   Sri Lanka Singapore Community Centre, Siribopura, Hambantota. On this day the key note address was  delivered by Mr.Nalaka Hewa Madduma who is  a well known public speaker , regular contributor to national newspapers and a frequent guest on TV and radio shows. In addition to beneficiaries and mentors , part of HDCC staff  members and volunteers [ Committee members]  participated for this event.