World Oceans Day beach cleanup programme by USAID/DIG successfully completed

Participants engaging in beach clean-up activities
Participants engaging in beach clean-up activities
Nearby shop owners displaying banners saying "Do Not Dump Garbage"

A successful beach cleanup programme, commemorating the World Oceans Day, marked its successful last Monday, June 8 – 2020 in Galle District. The programme was organized by the “Hikkaduwa Sahabhagithwa Sanwardena Padanama” under the “Community Based Environment Management Programme – Gin Ganga Mitiyawatha” funded by USAID/Development Innovations Group.

The clean-up activities took place in-between Boossa and Wellabada beach, a distance of approx. 1.5 kilometres. The programme was joined by 14 participants and their children, who were from Children’s Societies in the region.