Rebuilding the Rural farm Economy: Storage and Marketing

The post war rural economy is dependent upon the national markets, to ensure the income and economic development of the resettled farmers most of them are recently resettled in Visuvamadhu area in Mulliativu District, says the General Manger of the Visuvamadhu Young Farmers’ Co-operative Union. The production of paddy is the major produce in the…

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Avenues for stable income through partnership

Case of          Sivalingam  Arunthathi   A courageous woman entrepreneur Jesima is a striving 49 year old mother who lives in Hijrapuram, Mullativu with her four children (3 daughter & son) and husband Sanootheen. One daughter is sitting for her ordinary level examination and others are studying in Grade 9, 7 and 2 in respectively. Her…

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Avenues for stable income through partnership

Case of        Sivalingam  Arunthathi Sivalingam Arunthathi returned to their previous living place  in  Madukkulam  in Vavuniya district in 2011.  At the time of resettlement    she together with her family faced many difficulties   to re-commence  the means of livelihoods.  In 2015, she got membership in a community based organization named;  Federation for Integrated…

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How Microfinance adds value to ascertain a bright future.

Case Story 04:  Case of Kanagamma, Viswamadu, Mullaithivu. Kanagamma  being the bread-winner of her family and the mother of 5 children  returned to her original location in Viswamadu which was one of the   worst affected areas during the latter part of the war.    Under given situation she had to start living from the zero level…

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Avenues for stable income through partnership

Musurampiddy: home for resettlers. Identified returnees who were living outside with the friend and relatives were organized and mobilized to prepare themselves for resettlement. The major setback was to find the land for them. The case was referred to the Government Agent and the Divisional secretary, to find the space for relocations. This successful attempt…

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Avenues for stable income through partnership

  Going Green – Organic fertilizer…   The latest researches indicate that the application of chemical mixed insecticides and fertilizer is the main cause of the widely spreading  infections such as   kidney diseases.   Spreading such menaces is one of the latest hazards in particular  in the Northern and North Central Provinces of Sri Lanka.  …

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Avenues for income generation through self employment

Case of    Asmir Mashira Nachchikuda is another war affected area in the northern Sri Lanka. Both ethnic groups of  Tamil and Muslims  are living together in this village.  Though poverty is a protracted  menace families had their willingness to overcome their hardships. The youth and women of the area do not have stable income because…

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Equal opportunity for the differently abled youth

Case Of   Subhashinie, Kilinochchi      The concept of equal opportunity for all, adopted by RAHAMA was an exceedingly successful mission in it’s concern on differently abled youth under the  post war setting in the Northern districts in Sri Lanka. RAHAMA in collaboration with District Vocational Training Centre (DVTC) – Kilinochchi arranged an event to deliver sets…

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Shelter & Accommodation under Resettlement.

Shelter & Accommodation under Resettlement. Safe accommodation is a pre-requisite of the families to be resettled. In line with the situation prevailed in 2014 planning of resettlement in the Northern districts initiated by SL Government. Since the demand for housing was high the Indian Government came forward to assist SL. Yet the number of families…

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International Temperance Day

International Temperance Day sponsored by RAHAMA Sri Lanka. RAHAMA gives higher priority in it’s profile of services to strengthen social groups, civic centre leaders and the institutes committed to resolve the menace of the usage or carrying alcohol and drugs. This effort is also vital since allocating time and money on alcohol, cigarettes or drugs…

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