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Suicide Prevention Campaign by Sustainable Living Solutions Trust – A Noble Attempt to Save & Protect Lives – Feb 08. 2019

Suicides are the tragic outcome of complex human, socio-economic and societal factors and Srilanka is rated as one of the highest suicide affected countries in the world by the world health organization. The latest statistics for Sri Lanka show a suicide rate of 15 per 100,000, and a recent study revealed that poverty is the highest contributor to suicide deaths. Volunteers...

Kolam Update 2 – Launch day

Jaffna Peninsula, A geographically important location, where great kings ruled, a place of greatest minds and a place where culture and traditions thrived, a place nurtured music and arts. Kolam, Placing the spotlight on a craft which is unique to the Jaffna peninsula, Founded by contemporary artists T Shanaathanan and Pradeep Thalawatta in collaboration with graduates from the Art & Design...

MURUGAN’S GRACE FLOWS AS WATER FROM WASHINGTON DC TO VANNI – SRI LANKA‏

During my travels through Sri Lanka last year, I recognized a water problem in resettlement villages in the Mullaitivu District. Because this region was greatly damaged during the war, people build temporary shelters and living quarters. Among these resettlers, there are ten families living in the far end of this large village where there are no water facilities. They must...

CHILD OF THE MONTH- V BRUNDHA

Meet V Brundha, a bright-eyed and intelligent 19 year old at Ratmalanai Hindu College who is currently doing her A levels. Her Story– Originally from Kalutara, a large town south of Colombo, she has been at Ratmalanai for the past 8 years. Brundha only has a mother and 4 sisters. Her older sister already graduated and another sister is at Ratmalanai...

MANITHA NEYAM TRUST USA FUNDRAISER

On October 11th of 2014, a wonderful night of music and the arts took place in the auditorium at Keefe Technical School in Massachusetts. Manitha Neyam Trust put on a show with a very talented music group named AAROH, who took the audience back in time to the vibrant music of Ilayaraja and more. The audience cheered and smiled as...

EMPOWERING THE YOUNG LADIES TO HELP THEMSELVES AND OTHERS

Greetings, Three decades of war left many families devastated in the north and east of Sri Lanka. Many families lost their head of the household. As they soon found it difficult to provide for the needs of the home, many mothers and even young girls became the breadwinners of the family. When its members are faced with such challenge, some communities...

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