The flood of 26th May, 2017 was one of the most devastating of its kind in Sri Lankan history, was brought on by the Southwestern monsoon that accompanied massive downpour measuring more than 500 million being the highest in some areas. According to the disaster management centre, heavy rain causing flood and earth slides inundated … Continue reading SRI LANKA FLOOD RELIEF: Please join our efforts!
13th June 2017: Report from the field from the areas of Hakmana, Dickwella, Dondra, Tangalla and Thihagoda With the flood waters receding from the worst hit areas, we are able to take stock of loss and damage to property of Navajeevana beneficiaries. Here are photos of homes, kitchens and toilets destroyed. Most of these constructions … Continue reading Taking stock from the devastating floods of May 2017
In the Matara District – Thihagoda – NJ has 216 registered beneficiaries. NJ prepared 160 packs of dry rations of rice, flour, dhall, onion, potato, sugar, Panadol, candles, matches, spices, tea, sugar, spices, coconut and bottled water. In addition cooking utensils were given to some of the affected families. Of this 60 packs were distributed … Continue reading Reporting from the aftermath of the floods ….
With Navajeevana’s celebrating its 30 years of caring and sharing, we are ready to share our valuable knowledge gained through working with persons with disabilities in the southern and eastern villages of Sri Lanka, by providing learning opportunities in disability inclusive development aspects to people of all ages and disciplines around the world. "As … Continue reading Celebrating 30 years of caring & sharing…