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අපගේ මූලික අරමුණ වනුයේ ප්‍රජාවගේ ජීවනෝපාය මාර්ගයන් සහ ජීවන තත්වය නගාසිටුවීම සදහා අවශ්‍ය යෝග්‍ය තාක්ෂණික ක්‍රමවේදයන් පිළිබදව අදාළ තොරතුරු වඩාත් කාර්යක්ෂම ලෙස ලබාදීම තුලින් දිළිදු කම තුරන් කිරීම හරහා සංවර්ධන ක්‍රියාවලියට දායක වීමයි.මෙම අරමුණ ඉටුකරගැනීම උදෙසා අපි ඉතා කැපවීමෙන් ක්‍රියාකරන අතර දුප්පත් හා විවිධ ආන්තික ප්‍රජා කණ්ඩායම් හට වඩාත් හොදින් තම ජීවිතය පවත්වාගෙන යෑම සඳහා උපකාරීවී ඇත්තෙමු. මේ එවන් සාර්ථකත්වයේ මහගු අත්දැකීම් කිහිපයකි

 

The Scent of a New Beginning
Scram !shoutedLeelawathie as she chased behind a stray dog that was running away with a piece of dry fish from the mat laid out in front of her house. "These pests are a menace!" she said to herself as she gave up the chase realizing the dog had alreadygot away.
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A Case Study on the impact of the Kapuhenwela causeway on the Rekawa Lagoon & Lagoon Fishery
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Unique fishing techniques of Panampattuwa women fisher community
Standing on the bank of Panama lagoon they first close their eyes and pray in silence and then wade deep into the lagoon-unfazed by the unknown dangers lurking in the waters. This is how many Panampattuwa women of Lahugala Divisional Secretary division, in the Eastern province of Sri Lanka, have been earning their livelihoods for ages.
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The three curses for the wailing Rekawa Lagoon
Something weird is happening in Rekawa: fishes are dying, lagoon is shrinking, people are falling sick after eating some fishes caught from the area. Rekawa people, half of whom rely on lagoon fishing for livelihood, are worried. For, the lagoon is showing signs of distress and, most likely, mankind, once again deserves much of the blame.
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When the right boat made the difference
As the first rays of sunlight lit the sky, Somasiri, a middle-aged trader of fish and prawns, standing near the small Panama lagoon landing site, glanced through his purchase with satisfaction. "I am happy that life is coming back to normal", mumbled a fellow trader. Somasiri nodded in response, as he knew what his friend meant.
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The story of a courageous mother
This is the story of a courageous mother who survived against all odds after receiving assistance from Practical Action in this remote village, which is almost sans facilities and other development activities.
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Doing Something Different
In southern Sri Lanka, a 39 year old mother of 4 school-going children opted to do something different – qualify as a mason. Asoka Nandani had been a busy housewife, who was not secularly employed, caring for her children and husband since the time of her marriage.
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How a water distillation system solved water scarcity?
Mr.Jayaratne resides in Andaragasyaya, Kirinda under Tissa Divisional Secretariat, Sri Lanka. A farmerby profession, he takes care of a family of seven with his meager income of 12,000 LKR/month. Like many other families residing in Kirinda, Jayaratne's family too finds drinking water a major concern and women of the house have to fetch water from an open dug well two kilometers away from their home.
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International Experiences on Community Governance – Compilation of Case Studies
The increase in population and depletion of natural resource, globalization and increased communication and consumerism has changed people's expectations of the governments' role. Decentralization and increased participation is on the increase with the traditional institutions built around ethnicity, powers, occupations and the role of government as provider is being gradually replaced by private sector, government regulators and the informal sector.
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Taking control of the situation
Urban impoverished settlements in Kurunegala, in Sri Lanka's North Western province, often suffer from the plight of being in the most economically active location in the Kurunegala District without benefiting from the income generation and development taking place around them.
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As Jayathunkanda story
The main road that was built inch by inch connecting our village to the main transport route, has been the light of our lives. Today, this road is the pride of our village and the envy of those around us. We built it ourselves!
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The path that led to hope
Twenty kilometres from the Ampara town, and two kilometres away from the main road leading to it are the two villages of Lathugala and Mahawela. These villages are remote because they have inadequate transport facilities to link them to the world outside. The access ways are footpaths or muddy tracks across marshlands. The villagers make a living out of chena (highland cultivation) if water is available, or work as hired hands. They live with resigned acceptance of their hardships.
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Connecting people
An effective yet people-friendly means of transport Animal drawn carts, human powered non-motorized transport modes such as trolleys, wheel-barrows, hand-carts are some of the means of transports that most residing in South Asian region often come across. However, what most of us may n ot realize is that these easy to operate, yet essential means of transport for the poor across the globe are termed in a category popularly known as IMT.
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A unique coming together
Coastal Sri Lankan farmers constantly struggle to get satisfactory yield from their saline land. Read to know how tsunami turned the tables for a small farming community, which then joined hands with Practical Action's South Asia Programme to overcome the problem.
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Baking Techniques
Baking Techniques
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Change of Life
Change of Life
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Koggala farmers get a new lease of life
Koggala farmers get a new lease of life
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Adapting agriculture to climate change in Sri Lanka
The Salt water in Sri Lanka's coastal rice fields is a problem that is certain to get worse as sea levels rise. Practical Action's work has included farmer-led trials of traditional and modern rice varieties which are saline-tolerant, temperature-resistant and pest-resistant.
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Every drop of Water
"Not even a drop of water must flow into the ocean without being useful to man" declared the Great King Parakramabahu in the 12th century. The Run off Rain water harvesting tanks almost personify this vision of the king and play a vital role in arid districts of Sri Lanka, where long dry spells make farmers helpless and vulnerable.
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Developing a rapid needs assessment tool for community participation in resettlement housing
Rapid assessment tools, though available, may not always be convenient or contextually realistic. The need for a handy and practical Needs-Assessment Tool arose when the 2005 tsunami ravaged Sri Lanka's coastal belt required the providing of permanent houses for persons who had lost their homes. Time was a significant factor to contend with in view of the urgency to resettle displaced communities.
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ප්‍රැක්ටිකල් ඇක්ෂන් කලාපීය කාර්යාලය (ශ්‍රී ලංකාව, ඉන්දියාව සහ පකිස්ථානය)
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