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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.

The current drought in Sri Lanka is considered as the worst since the 1970. According to the Disaster Management Centre, almost 1 million people in 23 out of 25 districts have been negatively affected by drought conditions. LEADS is in the process of discussion with DMC on mitigating the problem and serving affected communities.

In Deevaragama, Hambantota on 8 October, children were the stars of the day when LEADS organized a special programme in honour of the UN's World Children's day. Around 730 children were in attendance along with their parents and relatives.

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