Workshop for young women leaders on Gender and Gender-based activities

Conduction of a workshop for young women leaders on Gender and Gender-based activitiesCFCD is implementing a one-year project for USAID-IDEARead More . . .

Conduction of a workshop for young women leaders on Gender and Gender-based activities
CFCD is implementing a one-year project for USAID-IDEA in Mullaitivu district from September 2021. The objective of the training is to enhance skills and knowledge of selected young women leaders from Mullaitivu District (5 from each DS Division) on gender and gender-based activities. They are to be exposed to the methodologies and techniques that can mobilize them to raise their concerns to take appropriate action and voice against all kinds of discrimination against women, children, youth and the families who are engaged in livelihood at risk or sensitive to eco-systems. The skills and knowledge cover topics to identify the risks and impacts to eco-systems and to explore the ways to enhance livelihood resiliency. The trainings are organized as a series of workshops.
The first workshop commenced on 22 Nov’21 at Amaithy Thenral Training Centre located at Unnaipulavu, Mullaitivu with 23 participants. The workshop facilitator is Ms. Vasugi Jayshankar, a Gender Specialist. It is a residential workshop for 3 days and there would be five more workshops in the series in the future for the same participants within the next around five months. The topics in the current session are self-awareness, gender equality, social relations and power of women activists.

CSN Formation – Manthai East, Mullaitheivu District

The meeting to form Civil Society Network [CSN] was held at Secretariat, Manthai East on 03rd November 2021 at 10.30Read More . . .

The meeting to form Civil Society Network [CSN] was held at Secretariat, Manthai East on 03rd November 2021 at 10.30 am East, one of a new DS division under the USAID – IDEA grant in 2021.
The meeting was presided by the RDO on behalf of the DS office. The Project Manager & Project Coordinator conducted the meeting.
RDO introduced CFCD and the benefits of the project to the participants. She mentioned how this project can aid the community amid many incidents of abuse against women & children in their division.
The Project Manager briefed about CSN and its functions, Gender & Gender balance, Gender based violence & sexual violence, various types of violence (such as sexual, domestic, office, verbal, etc.) & training subjects intended for the members of CSN

Capacity building training for the staff

Social Mobilisation TrainingA staff training was organized on Social Mobilisation for the total staff team of CFCD and 10 selectedRead More . . .

Social Mobilisation Training
A staff training was organized on Social Mobilisation for the total staff team of CFCD and 10 selected Development Officers of DS Office Tellipalai with the funding of UNDP under SDR-2 (Jaffna). The training was conducted on 2 November’21 at Hotel Valampuri. The facilitator was Dr. R. Pushpakaanthan, a social activist and a professional trainer. The 22 staff members came from Jaffna, Viswamadu, Puthukudiyiruppu and Oddusuddan offices. The topics included:
What is social mobilisation?
Short term and Long term development objectives
How do we work?
Community mobilisation steps
H-Activity
Social worker

Issue of SMART Phones

TECH Outreach Malaysia Issue of SMART Phones Ten SMART phones (valued @ LKR 31,000) were distributed to identified vulnerable childrenRead More . . .

TECH Outreach Malaysia Issue of SMART Phones

Ten SMART phones (valued @ LKR 31,000) were distributed to identified vulnerable children studying in Garde 10 and above to facilitate them to follow ZOOM classes which became the order of the day with the CORONA pandemic around. The distribution took place at the office of CFCD with the presence of the Chairman and the staff members of CFCD. The names of students who received the phones are as follows:

No Name of Student Grade Location
1 V.Keerthana O/L 2021 Jaffna
2 R.Salini O/L 2021 Jaffna
3 K.Thileep O/L 2021 Oddusuddan
4 S.Sebaranjini O/L 2021 Puthukudiyiruppu
5 K.Ranjith O/L 2021 Killinochchi
6 S.Danusika O/L 2020 Jaffna
7 P.Laxsan O/L 2020 Jaffna
8 S.David O/L 2020 Jaffna
9 R.Thamilini A/L 2022 Jaffna
10 Y.Komahal A/L 2022 Killinochchi