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Anujan's story is only one tale of the success of a community development program in Trincomalee district. There are many such stories found in the village of Navatchcholai where he is a member of the child club. 

LEADS participated in the National Partnership to End Violence Against Children recently in Colombo. 

LEADS carried out a month-long relief program in Bulathsinhala and Palindanuwara DS divisions in Kalutara. Nearly a thousand people benefited through LEADS interventions in the district.

 

Torrential rains and mudslides have affected 629,704 people in 15 districts across Sri Lanka. LEADS is responding in three of the worst-hit districts - Ratnapura, Matara & Kalutara.

For fifty plus caregivers heading various Child Development Centers in Colombo, Gampaha and Kaluthara districts in the Western Province, this was a special occasion.

 

LEADS staff members took time off work In April 2017 to spend in quiet reflection on their spiritiual and professional lives and also to bond together as one big family.

Meethotamulla Garbage mountain collapsed causing many unfortunate deaths including children, destroying a large number of houses and injuring hundreds.Still many remainburied under the garbage mountain.

The growing reach of the Internet, social media and the rapid spread of mobile information and communications technologies (ICTs) have presented increased potential for cyber violence against women and girls.

LEADS together with TearAus and James Ivanhoe have successfuly completed a reconcilliation programme that links the North Eastern and North Central regions of the country. This programme culminated in a historical event that drew a large number of people from four different villages.

LEADS believes in initiatives that empower families and individuals to change their lives.  One such initiative was the provision of cattle to needy families in the district of Kilinochchi. 

Child Protection training given to differently-abled children of a special school in Kurunegala. LEADS District Office in Kurunegala liaised the program having realized the vulnerability of these children. Russel de Alwis and Ruwan Krusse carried out  one-day training program.

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