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Viluthu Reaches Out

  Commemorating The International Right to Truth day Viluthu strengthens women headed households by Commemorating International Right to Truth day in its project locations. Viluthu has organized and held meetings at Vallipunam, in the Mullaitivu district, Thambalakamam in Palai in the Kilinochchi District, Aandankulam in Manthai West in the Mannar District and at the Viluthu […]

No-Run-Tell Campaign
April 28, 2016 By admin

Viluthu with the collaboration of few organizations in the south has organized a campaign titled “No Run Tell’ to create awareness on violence against children and to protect them from all forms of abuse. Viluthu has fully supported the promotion of this “No Run Tell” campaign in all its project locations in the different districts. […]

The economic and social issues faced by women headed households (WHH) as a result of the 30 year long war in Sri    Lanka have been at the forefront of most rehabilitation programmes during the war and post-war period. It is estimated that there are over 90,000 WHH in the North and East alone. Women headed households in Sri Lanka […]

Herstories’ of Resilience and Hope
February 10, 2016 By admin

 Mother’s are guardians of their family history. They are the guardians of memory. They are the pillars of strength upon which a family is built.  This archival project is the first of a series of people’s histories that focuses on mothers from the South and North that highlight their strength in the face of adversity, and their hopes […]

Sanjeevi Food Stalls
February 10, 2016 By admin

Sanjeevi products are the ones produced by the members of the Amara Forum, by using the local agricultural products produced by the women who are involved in organic farming and other basic ingredients. These could be food items or other products. Sanjeevi stalls have been opened in the different districts in order to market these Sanjeevi products. These […]

Lack of employment opportunities has been identified as a primary issue concerning all the problems as faced by the Women headed households. The ‘Jaffna District Amara Forum’ of women headed households has been continuously requesting many of the Institutions and as well as the politicians to help them address this issue. They have even undertaken propaganda work on […]

Youth Volunteers join Viluthu
April 2, 2015 By admin

During the latter part of 2013, Viluthu began a concerted drive to mobilize a volunteer base for itself. This proved to be extremely successful. In Jaffna district, “Samuthaaya Sangilihal” was formed by a group of Jaffna University students, which engaged in community work. This group began to visit villages in the peninsula, raising awareness on […]

Mime Theatre at Play
April 2, 2015 By admin

Viluthu collaborated with “Shadows of Play” to conduct a series of theatre workshops and performances in the districts of Puttalam, Jaffna, Batticaloa and Galle during the months of February and March 2014. The objective of this project was to build capacities of rural youth in the art of theatre and communications. Ms Sulochana Dissanayake, the […]

Viluthu has successfully completed a training programme on ‘Gender and Participation in Community Development’,  in the Jaffna district for 10 consecutive weekends, commencing from the 9th of August 2013. A total number of 32 male and female participants consisting of Govt. Officials, Staff members of NGOs, Undergraduates of University of Jaffna and Open University of […]