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by OMNIA Institute for Contextual Leadership
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Water & Top School Spots for Tea Plantation Kids
Water & Top School Spots for Tea Plantation Kids
Water & Top School Spots for Tea Plantation Kids
Water & Top School Spots for Tea Plantation Kids
Water & Top School Spots for Tea Plantation Kids
Water & Top School Spots for Tea Plantation Kids
Water & Top School Spots for Tea Plantation Kids
Water & Top School Spots for Tea Plantation Kids
Water & Top School Spots for Tea Plantation Kids
Water & Top School Spots for Tea Plantation Kids
Water & Top School Spots for Tea Plantation Kids
Water & Top School Spots for Tea Plantation Kids
Water & Top School Spots for Tea Plantation Kids
Water & Top School Spots for Tea Plantation Kids
Water & Top School Spots for Tea Plantation Kids
Water & Top School Spots for Tea Plantation Kids
Water & Top School Spots for Tea Plantation Kids
Water & Top School Spots for Tea Plantation Kids

Project Report | Nov 9, 2020
Update on Water & School Project in Sri Lanka

By Diana Faust | Consultant for OMNIA

Architectural Drawings showing the Roof and Height
Architectural Drawings showing the Roof and Height

In this tumultuous year, students at St. Margaret School in Sri Lanka are looking forward to a new school room, library, latrine with a flush toilet, and handwashing station. The project is moving forward steadily, with the building plans prepared and submitted to the local reviewing authority. We are currently waiting for approval, but COVID19 concerns are causing some delay as travel by inspectors has been limited. We also obtained the initial quotes from the contractors. We are happy to report that the original budget still stands, with some minor adjustments between line items.

Overall, the timeline of the project is slower than expected because of the pandemic, but everything is still on the right track. The school principal will be making the final selection of contractors and beginning construction as soon as the plans are approved.

The next phase of the project, in which we will train women and men from the village to create an Interfaith Peacemaker Team, is also impacted by the local and international travel restrictions caused by COVID19. While our Advanced and Training of Trainers conferences are being adjusted to incorporate virtual instruction, the 3-day Basic training, which is what the community members in the St Margaret School community will need, is very interactive and needs the in-person setting. As soon as our instructors can travel again, we will schedule trainings for the St. Margaret School community.

We are very grateful for your support of this important project that will help students at St. Margaret School succeed. We look forward to reporting on the progress of the building as soon as construction begins.  

Architectural drawings of the Ground Flooor Plan
Architectural drawings of the Ground Flooor Plan
Architectural Drawings of the Front Elevation
Architectural Drawings of the Front Elevation
Soraya Deen of OMNIA and teacher Shagary Arumugum
Soraya Deen of OMNIA and teacher Shagary Arumugum

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OMNIA Institute for Contextual Leadership

Location: Chicago, IL - USA
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OMNIA Institute for Contextual Leadership
Shanta Premawarhana
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Shanta Premawarhana
Chicago , IL United States

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