About Us

Sue Harrison

Sue Harrison

Marianne Johnpillai

Marianne Johnpillai

Sue has tons of experience in creating stunning cards and is very instrumental in helping the women design cards, using the tools she gets for us. Sue has been on board right from the beginning of Hearts and Hands and works tirelessly to see that the project is kept alive.

Sue lives in the UK but comes often on holiday to Sri Lanka and shares more exciting ideas with the staff.

Marianne , Is one of the initial trustees of HOPeS, she saw the need to extend the involvement with some of the families they had assisted in housing, post tsunami and thus project ” Hearts and Hands” was born in 2006. Marianne travels to Payagala regularly , with purchases, orders, etc and is in close contact with the staff.

Sue and Marianne would be very pleased if the women could continue to run the project by themselves, the networking that both of them can provide ie securing orders and communicating with customers etc, prevents them at this point in time to hand the operation over to the women themselves.