A Sisu Jala Hamuwa school program will be held at Bingiriya today (30th June) for 120 school children identified by the Deduru Oya Area Water Partnership .The selected theme of the program is Climate change and its impacts on Sri Lanka with particular reference to the future of agriculture in North Western Province.
The SLWP partners in Upper Mahaweli Area Water Partnership conducted a tree planting programme around the historic “Balana Fort” in Kadugannawa as its World Environment Day 2015 activity with support from Lanka Jalani, NetWwater and villager of the Balana area. The program and the community interest encouraged the Dept of Archaeology to provide a permanent watcher for Balana Fort.The local community organisation “Balana Kotuwa Surakime Sanvidanaya” has organized a Blood donation program on the 25th June 2016. Each of the 150 donors were given a “Kohomba” plants for each blood doner as a token of appreciation and as part of the SLWP effort for supporting catchment conservation.
Kusum Athukorala , Senior Advisor Sri Lanka Water Partnership, raises issues for a disaster stricken Sri Lanka. “Should we not focus our attention on disaster risk reduction ?”