Sri Lanka

MCIC projects will protect environment in Bangladesh and facilitate Sri Lankan refugee return

Asia Pacific Stories, Bangladesh Stories, Ecological Justice, Featured, Food Security Stories, Inclusion Stories, PWRDF News Release, Refugees and Migrants Stories, Sri Lanka
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The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund is pleased to announce that the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation (MCIC) is supporting two ongoing projects in […]

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Empowering Women: A Key to Success

Asia Pacific Stories, India, Microcredit, Refugees and Migrants Stories, Sri Lanka, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme, Women Stories
Members of an OfERR supported Self-Help Group in Sri Lanka work together in a milk collective, pooling their milk and getting a better rate from the merchants who buy the milk.  Photo: Simon Chambers

The Organisation for Eelam Refugees Rehabilitation (OfERR) is an organization of Tamil refugees supporting Tamil refugees both in India and those who have and continue […]

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Self Help Groups – Empowering Women for Development

Asia Pacific Stories, Field Blog, Sri Lanka, Women Stories
Self Help Group in Talaimannar, Mannar Island, NW coast of Sri Lanka. Photo: Jane Maxwell

During my field visits to OfERR’s work in Mannar and Jaffna Districts, I have been introduced to a number of OfERR’s “Self Help Groups”. The […]

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Sri Lankan New Year

Asia Pacific Stories, Field Blog, Sri Lanka

SRI LANKA – Sinhala “Aluth Avurudu” and Tamil “Puththandu” New Year Celebrations April 14-15, 2014 (full moon or ‘Poya’) marked the official Tamil-Sinhalese New Year […]

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Recipe for Development: Food Security

Asia Pacific Stories, Field Blog, Food Security Stories, Sri Lanka
K-H-Chandima-Pushpakumari-with-home-made-fertilizer

Former PWRDF Youth Council member Melissa Green asked me several months ago (sorry for the delay in answering!) about the phrase “food security”.  I thought […]

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Size Really Does Matter

Asia Pacific Stories, Field Blog, Refugees and Migrants Stories, Sri Lanka, Stories by Region

PWRDF currently has a nine-member delegation visiting the Organization for Eelam Refugees Rehabilitation (OfERR) in India and Sri Lanka as we continue to accompany the […]

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Mad dogs and Englishmen ““ and PWRDF Delegates ““ Go Out in the Midday Sun

Asia Pacific Stories, Field Blog, Sri Lanka, Stories by Region

PWRDF currently has a nine-member delegation visiting the Organization for Eelam Refugees Rehabilitation (OfERR) in India and Sri Lanka as we continue to accompany the […]

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Just Another Sunday in Sri Lanka

Asia Pacific Stories, Field Blog, Sri Lanka, Stories by Region

PWRDF currently has a nine-member delegation visiting the Organization for Eelam Refugees Rehabilitation (OfERR) in India and Sri Lanka as we continue to accompany the […]

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