OUR HISTORY

OUR HISTORY FORUT Norway, a leading Humanitarian Action agency decided to discontinue it’s direct implementation in 2010 after a long duration of services in Sri Lanka. One of the imperative reasons for the said withdrawal was to empower partner institutions to link with other prospects too while operating as autonomous entities. Secondly, since Sri Lankan…

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CHILD EMPOWERMENT – Archive1

     The child rights convention, and child protection laws are well attended and most of the governments and UN agencies have highlighted the importance of the “safe living of the children “ worldwide, but in reality it is noted that the situation at least of a segment of children is not falling under the…

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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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