Women entrepreneurs who are making their mark with Satyn’s SHE Initiative –

Satyn’s SHE Initiative continues with a commitment towards empowering our courageous women entrepreneurs.

Maureen Alphounsus is a lady with a mission – she turns out freshly home made curry powders that add taste and zest to any dish.

You can contact her on: 0773476700


Shaira of QCradt Shaira creates beautiful hand made craft items such as paper flowers and exquisite wedding cake boxes, sweet bags, giveaway tote bags, jute bags many other items.

She is available on – 0777655169

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Sheruza Shaideen Shakir is a home baker with a passion for baking one of a kind cake or any other dish of your choice. She undertakes orders for sweets, savouries and desserts.

You can contact her on: 0772930172


Sulochani Nanayakkara runs an event planning business – she turns out efficiently planned events for her clients and can be contacted on: 0773517477


Suriyapiradeepa Sooriyamoorthy has created her own line of cosmetics and is a successful entrepreneur in cosmetology – she runs her own salon academy at Suriyapiradeeba’s Divine Lotus Holistic Beauty Solutions.

You can contact her on – 0775779793

Nishreen Ibrahim Savanghan founded Date Bar with her mother – a business that makes date based chutneys. Her brand retails at Barefoot, Paan Paan, Kumbuk Cafe and the DBU. She can be contacted on – 0774282153

Fathima Sarah Nowfel opened a family dining restaurant with her husband at no 225, Colombo Road Negombo. Her restaurant specialises in sizzling food served on a wooden iron base. They also serve sizzling drinks & desserts as well. She holds the franchise for The Sizzle Resturant in Negombo. She can be contacted on 0727184287.

Jeniffer Wijesinghe runs her own business – a restaurant located down south – Dine at Areena in Thihagoda which can be visited when you travel down south. She can be contacted on – 0713967865, 0412294602  E-mail: [email protected]

Asela Kuluppuarachchi runs a business in which makes dehydrated fruits and vegetables; her products include dehydrated jak, bread fruit, mango, pineapple, mixfruit packs and are sold to satisfied customers. She can be contacted on – 0716823921


Amina Anko runs a tourism business – she is also a social worker and an advocate for the rights of persons with disability. She is contactable on – 0775483101

Ashanthi Mithara runs an event management company and plans events for special occasions – She is available on – 0717936756

Thushari Sabarathnam runs a fitness centre in partnership at Kandana she also imports fitness equipment and is available on –


Fathi Haniffa

Fathi’s Spice Attic celebrates the spirit of womanhood, according to Fathi who runs it ; she says that cooking, baking, sewing, housekeeping remain her passion. An occasional designer under her own label “La’azeez, she started blogging about the delicious meals she turned out for her family and soon Fathi’s Spice Attic was born. Since 2016, she has been creating exceptional dishes for genuine and loyal customers who remain her greatest encouragement. Her family supports her – mostly she says her mother, “ Who despite her age always sits by my side through my orders and helps me in any way she can, be it cutting or kneading “ Fathi says, “A lot of women undermine their importance and forget to leave a mark in the world. You can be an independent and yet, dutiful wife and mother.” Wise words from a woman entrepreneur herself.

You can pre-order tasty delicacies from Fathi’s Spice Attic on – 0777300208

Thushani Fernando runs her own modern tuition institute for kids. A graduate in Business Administration, she is also qualified in Early Childhood Education. Her institute runs on a Modern Tuition concept for kids between ages 4 and 8 years. Named “Learning Ladder” located in Battaramulla, her institute provides air conditioned classrooms in a safe and child friendly environment and a syllabus that encourages innovative learning methods. She can be contacted on 0771327746.


Vindya De Silva is a party / event decorator. She also creates handicrafts such as wall hangings, tote bags, gift items etc which adds value to her passion for events. She can be contacted on – 0771327746

Dilrukshi Chamila Perera runs a small home baking business named The Fudge and undertakes orders – her number is0774403228

Rosary Tissera runs Jaiththu, a trendy brand which specialises in exclusive tie & dye designs ; classy & sophisticated creations that have become a wardrobe staple for the discerned.

“ We believe fashion is a right, not luxury. We offer you the platform to customize exquisite pieces and guarantee to give you the utmost gratification. We also offer the finest designs, adding authentic traditional artwork blended with contemporary chic designs. Ours is a 100% Sri Lankan brand we remain dedicated to women who desire exceptional designs.” She adds. Contact her

Nayani Epitawala runs Cynthia’s Kitchen and NE Collection of clothing – she has been a successful entrepreneur who has made a name for herself with attention to quality and timely customer service. She can be contacted on



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