Mrs.Berendina Borst from the Netherlands first visited Sri Lanka Inception of Berendina in Garagoda, Yatiyanthota.
Garagoda Development Project was started in Sri Lanka by three consultants appointed by Berendina Stitchting
Berendina Development Services (Gte) Ltd (BDS) was established with the registration under the Company Act No. 17 of 1982
Youth support programme separated as Berendina Employment Centre (Gte) Ltd from Berendina Development Services (Gte) Ltd
Registered as a Non-Government Organisation under Voluntary Social Services Organisation Act No. 31 of 1980 as amended by Act No. 08 of 1998