1. Ganeshamoorthy, Maheshwari, Satheesh Kumar and Sharmila are four individuals from the Maradamadu area of Mannar district in the Northern region of Sri Lanka. Their lives have been empowered by Vallvuthayam, a local civil society group. Their successes are due to assistance received from Stromme during the different stages of a Relief and Rehabilitation project been carried out in these war affected areas.

    Ganeshamoorthy, Maheshwari, Satheesh Kumar and Sharmila makes a new beginning. And this is their story

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  2. This series of five video films relate stories of little successes in different parts of Sri Lanka. Stromme Foundation regional office in Asia has supported these activities through educational training and funding. They have been implemented by strong and well established civil society groups who is engaged with the grassroots.

    Through the series we showcase the strength of ordinary people in achieving extra-ordinary feats. All these projects are sustainable and has great value to their respective societies. Remember this is possible in any difficult and oppressed situation - if you show that you care...

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  3. Self Help speaks for the a small community in Kaluthara,, a coastal village south of Colombo and on their success over the middle men and craft money lenders. Starting from a family development plan the COB helped the poor and deprived plan out their lives.

    Stromme has been supporting these projects with educational training and funding.

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  4. These communities living empowered lives in Anuradhapura district has found lasting solutions to some of the persistent problems that have been existent in their villages. Through the formation of small groups and the Community Based Organization (CBO) people have voiced and received solutions - water issues, paddy market issues, better livelihoods etc

    Stromme has funded and provided educational training and strategic planning for Rajarata Parja Kendra (RPK) to assist in these changes. We are proud of the achievements of the villagers.

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  5. This story is on how unity is improved within their families by having the men and women working together. The hill country is home to some of the most beautiful teas estates. People working in these estates are usually Indian Tamils who have been deprived of some basic rights. The CBO works along with the villages by understanding their needs and challenges.

    Stromme has been financing these projects and providing educational training.

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This channel showcase the video films done to document the many successes of rights based development projects carried out by Stromme Foundation, Asia regional office in Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. The films will speak on issues faced by poor people…


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This channel showcase the video films done to document the many successes of rights based development projects carried out by Stromme Foundation, Asia regional office in Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. The films will speak on issues faced by poor people in South Asia and the solutions raised by the community itself under the careful guidance of NGOs.

We encourage others to use these films as learning tools and we would love to hear from you through the comments section.

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