SWOAD organized an HIV/AIDS awareness seminar for students who are going abroad for vocational training with the help of CDS organization on 16.011.2023. This seminar was conducted for 40 students who are pursuing vocational training at Karaitivu Vocational Training Center. The awareness seminar was conducted by trained resource persons K. Premalathan and Anandarasa.
With the financial support of Community Development Services (CDS), SWOAD organized an HIV/AIDS awareness seminar for migrant workers’ union leaders to educate them about HIV/AIDS and how to protect themselves from infection. The training session took place at the SWOAD Akkaraipattu headquarters on Thursday, with the participation of 32 union leaders of migrant workers.
GRANT DETAILS Organization Name : Social Welfare organization Ampara District – SWOAD Grant Title : Social Cohesion and Reconciliation Project Grant Period : 1st of November 2019 to 31st of January 2021 1. INTRODUCTION Communities living in the Ampara district have experienced the devastating impacts of the war as well as the Tsunami. Families […]
Social Welfare Organisation in Ampara District (SWOAD) with the help of World University Service of Canada (WUSC) has signed an agreement between SWOAD, WUSC and ABTA to provide vocational training courses to youth in Amparai district for job vacancies in the tourism sector and thereby. this eventheld on the 24th june of 2015 at the […]
Under the EU-ACAP project, a notable achievement was accomplished in the Sagamam region, where 240 families gained access to clean drinking water. This initiative reflects the project’s commitment to addressing essential needs and improving living conditions in the community. Access to clean water is crucial for promoting health, hygiene, and overall well-being, and such efforts […]
To promote local production and support self-supporting groups, the sale of their products under the Diakonia project was officially inaugurated in Kalmunai and Thirukovil areas. The opening ceremony took place at 11:00 am on February 15 and 16, 2012, under the leadership of regional administrative officers. This initiative likely aimed to boost local entrepreneurship, empower […]
As part of the EU-ACAP (European Union – Action Against Corruption and Trafficking of Human Beings in India and Nepal) program, a street drama was conducted in the villages of Thandiyadi, Sirivallipuram, Vinayakapuram, and Gudinilam. The objective of this initiative was to raise awareness about violence against women. Street dramas are effective tools for community […]
On October 17, 2012, as part of the EU-ACAP project, ceremonies were conducted under two initiatives: Police Women Desk Foundation Stone Ceremony: The foundation stone ceremony for the Police Women Desk took place, indicating the commencement of the construction or establishment of a dedicated space for addressing women’s issues within the police department. Vinayakapuram Inscription […]
On October 17, 2012, the Country Director of WUSC (World University Service of Canada) visited and engaged in discussions to review the project activities. This visit and review session suggest a commitment to monitoring and assessing the progress of the project. Such interactions with key stakeholders, including the Country Director, are essential for ensuring effective […]
On May 11, 2011, a Gender Officer visited the Colombo WUSC head office as part of a study conducted through a video document. The purpose of this visit was to capture and document the changes that had transpired among the youth at the community level due to the Youth Transition Project. The study aimed to […]