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“Crossing Boundaries – Youth Groups Sri Lanka” project South youth helps North peers in difficult times

February 2019

Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation funded “Cross Boundaries – Youth Groups Sri Lanka 3-year project was just completed when floods hit Kilinochchi district. Several youth participated in the programme who live in .. (more)

Module Two of the Mental Health Training Programme was indeed a success

January 2019

The 2nd module residential training programme of the New Jersey Mental Health Institute (NJMHI) funded project was concluded successfully on the 10th of January 2019 at the Institute of Addiction .. (more)

Essay and Art competition for USAID/DIG Galle

December 2018

Selection of winners of Interschool Essay and Art Competition on the topic “Minimizing the pollution of ocean through management of waste including polythene and plastic in the Gin Ganga river .. (more)

USAID/LANTERN

December 2018

One of the expected results from the USAID/DIG funded project LANTERN executed in the Northern Province of the country is to inform public and civil society to reduce plastics pollution .. (more)

Donor’s Support in Action

December 2018

The Government of Sri Lanka has announced several proposals in its Budget 2018 aimed at reviving the economy of the war affected Northern Province. One of the key proposals of .. (more)

SLCDF Facilitates in Expanding the Knowledge on Mental Health

November 2018

People need to be aware of symptoms of mental illness and the measures that need to be taken to alleviate them. In order to fulfill this purpose people of the .. (more)

Crossing Boundaries Youth Forum concluded successfully

November 2018

On 15th November, 2018, “Crossing Boundaries – Youth Groups Sri Lanka” project held a National Youth Forum at the Sri Lanka Foundation. The 3-year project had groups of youth participating .. (more)

Invitation to Americans of Sri Lankan origin and families interested in development of Sri Lanka.

October 2018

We are pleased to announce that India Development and Relief Fund (IDRF) of USA supported project to uplift the living standard of the deprived village folk in Kandy district is .. (more)

“Crossing Boundaries – Youth Groups in Sri Lanka” Exchange Programme concluded in Batticaloa successfully

October 2018

The three year youth programme supported by Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation is coming to a close this December. The enthusiastic youth from Galle and Kilinochchi districts met with their counterparts in .. (more)

Enthusiasm shown by Government Officials at RTI Act Training Programme

September 2018

Two training sessions were held on 14th September, 2018, for 70 government officials on the Right to Information (RTI) Act. Ms. Kosalai Mathan Attorney-at-Law, Lecturer at University of Jaffna, was .. (more)