Oxfam in Sri Lanka

Promoting a better understanding on menstrual health and hygiene among young students, OXFAM and ADRA with support of European Union (EU) are working to bust myths around menstruation.
Smiling Sri Lankan youths
Our fourth workshop on 'Gender-based Harassment in Public Transport' with participants from the Free Trade Zone, Katunayake. Read more.
Oxfam in Sri Lanka (OiSL) is joining forces with one of the world’s largest insurance broker and leading InsureTech company to develop inclusive and affordable crop insurance based on blockchain technology.
A social-norms and research design workshop was carried out in support of the ENOUGH Campaign and Oxfam in Sri Lanka's research into Harassment in Public Transport.
From homemaker to the owner of her own horticulture-based business. Find out how one woman took a backyard venture outside her own district.
The Cash for Work, Debris Cleaning and GBV training carried out in Gal Amunu, Mahaweva, has resulted in many positive changes for the community. Carried out with the help of Oxfam and partners, the projects were supported by the START Fund in response to recent flooding in Puttalam, Sri Lanka.
Sri Lankan man repairs a motorcycle
Janaka lost his motorcycle repair shop during the floods of May 2017. Partially deaf and mute, he was unable to work for several weeks and the family recieved no income. Read more on how Oxfam and the Gates Foundation were able to rebuild livelihoods in the aftermath of one of the worst natural...
Most of the families residing at the Geekiyanakanda camp have lost their homes, nearly all of their belongings and are patiently waiting to be relocated. Yet their positive spirit is contagious.
Despite losing nearly everything she owned, Gunawathie (60) remains hopeful. This resilient matriarch insists that unwavering hope has helped her overcome many difficulties.
Children from a beneficiary community. Improving economic wellbeing of women and girls is a priority for Oxfam in Sri Lanka. Photograph: Pavithra Jovan de Mello/Oxfam
At Oxfam, we picture a Sri Lanka where everyone, especially women, girls and vulnerable groups, can make their own choices and take charge of their lives. They will live in peace with respect for themselves and others, free from injustice and poverty. Our country strategy document outlines how we...


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