Building capacities of communities in Mullativu

Posted on Monday, September 24th, 2012

24/09/2012 – Mullativu, Sri Lanka: The Mullativu branch of the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society (SLRCS) recently conducted a community capacity building programme in several areas in the district under the Community Implementation Programme.

The programme is part of the overall Volunteers in Action project, which is implemented under the Post Conflict Recovery Programme.

Three communities were selected in the initial phase under the guidance of the Divisional Secretary and the branch volunteers carried out an initial assessment to understand their needs within the communities.

Accordingly a Shramadana activity was carried out in Ponnagar, Basic First Aid for youth in Uppumaveli and furniture for the local school in Mulliyawalai.