We have received a few disbursements from GlobalGiving donors over this year for a total of $2141. We used $1749 of this funding to help people in their enterprises and we also used $392 to upgrade the dressmaking skills of women in Mirissa in the Matara district with a one month course. Thank you so much GlobalGiving donors because you have helped uplift the Tsunami affected people in the Southern part of Sri Lanka. Please find below in the attachment list of beneficiaries who received grants to develop their knowledge in their particular enterprises.
Also below see the breakdown of the costs for the one-month training course.
Thanks for your generous support.
Dressmaking Course Budget
**Instructor’s allowance - USD 10 x 10 days = 100
**Meals for participants - USD 01 x 24 x 10 days = 240
**Teaching material - USD 45 = 45
**Stationary = 07
Our thanks to GlobalGiving for its effort in raising funds to help the Sri Lankan Tsunami affected community.
Trough this grant the beneficiaries re – commenced their self – employment. Fisher families, and Non – Fisher families enjoyed the benefit. Those who were helpless after the Tsunami treated the grant as god sent. Saviya is grateful to you for the provision of the grants through friendly donors.
We always remembers you. May god bless the donors.
Please click below to read reports from Sri Lanka about recent activities and beneficiaries receiving funds to support their businesses and income generation!
Saviya Development Foundation is engaged in post - Tsunami rehabilitation, livelihood recovery and health care activities and has been able to support nearly 3500 Tsunami affected families of the income group. The following action has been taken to uplift the livelihood of the displaced and financially backward community, in the region owing to the Tsunami devastation.
1. US$ 300 was spent on 08 displaced families in the South Western region in Sri Lanka, to raise their living standard. Action was taken to support the domestic income of the said poor families. Please find two photographs.
2. Especially 08 women headed widowed families were selected and helped them to develop the domestic revenue, through cottage industries ( garment industry, handicrafts, painting, food production etc.)
3. This group was selected from the community in Pettigalawatta within the Galle, Four Gravets D.S area. There are 38 groups in the area, each consisting of 10 members, with a final membership of 380. The remaining groups needs assistance to promote their home based self employment.
A certificate from the Human Rights Commission confirming the Saviya Development Foundation's work in tsunami Relief & Rehabilitation.
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