The Colombo Friend-In-Need Society


Started in 1991, AIDEX is the Annual Sports Festival for users of the Jaipur Limb. Organized by the Colombo Friend-in-Need Society, this is the only event that draws public attention towards the society and its hard work in the community.

Among our many supporters include the European Commission, Ceylon Tea Services Ltd., Global Fitness Center and Mrs. Perera & Sons. Volunteer groups include The Girl Guides from Museaus College, Medical students from the Colombo Medical Faculty, and the Staff of Mrs. Tallman Tours.

For Aidex 2009, over 400 participants had sent in their applications from various parts of the country that included Jaffna, Batticaloa, Matara, Puttalam, Anuradhapura etc. Events included male and female bicycle races, and over 40 different track and field events including 100, 200 and 400 meter races, Putt Shot, Long Jump, Discus Throw and Archery.

The event is open free to the Public who are invited to spend this day with the disabled to encourage them to participate in such activities and to lead non-dependent lives with dignity.