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Monday 3 October 2022

Save the Children hosts Administrator of USAID, Samantha Power in a USAID-BHA supported humanitarian response programme in urban Sri Lanka

Ranjan Weththesinghe, Director of Programmes for Save the Children walks Administrator of USAID, Samantha Power, and US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Julie Chung through one of the communities worst affected by the ongoing crisis in Sri Lanka. 

Monday 3 October 2022

Save the Children speaks with US Ambassador to UN Agencies in Rome- Cindy McCain, and US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Julie Chung about its programmes, and food insecurity in Sri Lanka.


Left to right: Timothy Edward - Senior Manager- Community Mobilization, Save the Children, Dr. Mariano Belliard- USDA , Julian Chellappah- National Director, Save the Children, US Ambassador to UN, Cindy McCain, US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Julie Chung and Micah Olad- Chief of Party/ PALAMA project, Save the Children. 

Friday 26 August 2022

U.S. Donates 3,000 metric tons of food to feed Sri Lankan school children

Colombo, August 26, 2022: Today, the United States, through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and in partnership with Save the Children, received 320 metric tons of split yellow peas to nourish school children across Sri Lanka. The donation is part of a larger one of 3,000 metric tons of food.  U.S. Ambassador Julie Chung, the Hon. Dr Susil Premajayantha, Minister of Education, and representatives from the Ministry of Health, the National Planning Department, and Save the Children attended the hand-over ceremony.

Wednesday 17 August 2022

PRESS RELEASE : A first in Sri Lanka: English Tea Shop Organic invests in its employees and pilots the Child Benefit Allowance Initiative


(Left to right: ETS employee handing out certificate,  Ahila Thillainathan, Country Director- The Centre, Julian Chellappah, National Director – Save the Children Sri Lanka, Suranga Herath - CEO of English Tea Shop and Employee of ETS receiving the child benefit allowance initiative certification)  

Friday 29 July 2022

Launching of the Counter-Trafficking Project “IMPACT” to Combat Human Trafficking in Sri Lanka

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