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Project 01 - Empowerment of women with disabilities in the post conflict areas in Sri Lanka to advocate, access and enjoy their rights

Activities Results District Duration Donors No of Beneficiaries
Conducting a baseline survey of the status WWDs in a post conflict environment Gained an insight into the pots conflict status of WWDs Used this knowledge in developing programs for WWDs
Created awareness among civil society and government stakeholders about the current status of WWDs
Anuradhapura
Polonnaruwa
Trincomalee
Batticaloa Ampara
2010 – 2012 European Union
Developed a handbook for the training of WWD leaders Published handbook in 3 languages for the use of training WWDs in conflict affected areas Anuradhapura
Polonnaruwa
Trincomalee
Batticaloa Ampara
2010 – 2012 European Union
Creating awareness among NGO personnel about the importance of the rights of PWDs Networked NGOs to facilitate the provision of services to WWDs Anuradhapura
Polonnaruwa
Trincomalee
Batticaloa Ampara
2010 – 2012 European Union 125
Creating awareness among the media about the rights of PWDs Published articles about the rights of the disabled
Airing of programs about the rights of the disabled in electronic media Published articles about WWDs in the media
Anuradhapura
Polonnaruwa
Trincomalee
Batticaloa Ampara
2010 – 2012 European Union 75
Leadership training for 25 WWD leaders Created awareness about the rights of WWDs
Created advocacy groups to fight for their rights Developed their leadership skills and personality
Anuradhapura
Polonnaruwa
Trincomalee
Batticaloa Ampara
2010 – 2012 European Union 25
Livelihood generation and skills development training for WWDs Empowered them economically and instilled confidence and acceptance by society
Improved financial management and savings skills Capacitated WWDs to generate income
Anuradhapura
Polonnaruwa
Trincomalee
Batticaloa Ampara
2010 – 2012 European Union
Income generation for WWDs Empowered WWDs to gain economic development and increase their social status
Improved financial management and savings skills
Developed their livelihoods
Increased their acceptance within the family Supported financial independence among WWDs
Anuradhapura
Polonnaruwa
Trincomalee
Batticaloa Ampara
2010 – 2012 European Union
Counselling for WWDs Increase awareness among WWDs about their rights and improved access to services available to them Anuradhapura
Polonnaruwa
Trincomalee
Batticaloa Ampara
2010 – 2012 European Union
Creating awareness among government service providers about the rights of PWDs Improved the delivery and outreach of services available to WWDs Anuradhapura
Polonnaruwa
Trincomalee
Batticaloa Ampara
2010 – 2012 European Union
Providing aides to WWDs Improved accessibility and mobility of WWDs Anuradhapura
Polonnaruwa
Trincomalee
Batticaloa Ampara
2010 – 2012 European Union





Project 2 - Improving sanitation facilities for WWDs

Activities Results District Duration Donors No of Beneficiaries
Improving sanitation facilities for war affected PWDs Conducting training programs on sanitation for PWDs Anuradhapura
Polonnaruwa
Trincomalee
Batticaloa Ampara
2010 – 2012 European Union