To Make Jaffna The Next Sillicon Valley

A community that dreams of making Northern Sri Lanka into an innovation hub.

Yarl IT Hub (YIT) is a not for profit social enterprise which strives towards inspiring, supporting and fostering Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the community. It’s an organization by the community for the community. The Yarl IT Hub community consists of all those who share the dream of making Jaffna in to the next Silicon Valley and abides by the core values of the organization.

Yarl IT Hub's


Nurture and Develop IT Talent

Empower the Community with IT

Technology & Corporate Independent​

Not for Profit​

Transparent Operation


Nurturing Innovation

Our initiatives


A technology school by YIT that provides six-month intensive training to prepare students for tech industry role or for entrepreneurial ventures


A significantly advanced education and e-learning platform which is becoming a key resource for students, teachers, and professionals.

Yarl Geek Challenge

A top technology and entrepreneurship competition for youth, aimed at developing IT skills, innovation, creativity, and encouraging entrepreneurship.

Kalam by YIT

A co working and maker space in Jaffna that has significantly impacted the tech and community landscape.


The dedicated research arm of YIT empowering all the initiatives with innovative projects.


The accelerator which supports early-stage startups by offering resources and guidance to excel in the competitive market.

YIT Events

YIT Events hosts monthly Open Days, workshops, and meetups to empower the community through engagement and learning.

WE Hub

Dedicated space for empowering women entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province.

Puthiya Payanangal

A gamified program by Yarl IT Hub to introduce school students to technology, and STEAM through problem-solving and project-based learning.

Yarl IT Hub's

2030 Goal

Outreach to 1,000,000 people​

Catalyst for 2,500 Startups and SMBs​

Engage 5,000 diaspora members​

Seed the idea of Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Technology in 100,000 school students​

Train 12,500 students at Uki for them to gain job opportunities​

Our Partners

Pioneer Partner​

Platinum Partners​

Gold Partner​

Pioneer Partner​

Platinum Partners​

Pioneer Partner​