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Sri Lanka

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  • Supporting Sri Lanka's first government-operated DNA laboratory

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  • Handing over boats and engines to northern fishermen to restart their livelihoods after the conflict

  • USAID-supported local entrepreneurs market their products

  • Providing people with disabilities access to quality physical rehabilitation services

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Tamil and Muslim children play at the new Kilinochchi Children's Park.
Children's Park Fosters Community Reintegration in Sri Lanka
Women from Kallappadu North set up operations at their newly opened food processing center.
Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka
Big News from Sri Lanka’s Small Towns
Big News from Sri Lanka's Small Towns

About Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, an island nation located along major maritime trade routes in the Indian Ocean, is currently experiencing steady economic growth following 26 years of conflict and a disastrous tsunami in 2004. USAID works with the Government and people of Sri Lanka to help the country sustain this growth while ensuring all citizens enjoy its benefits.

USAID prioritizes programs that bolster economic growth, extend critical social services to local communities, and strengthen the ability of local organizations to advocate for citizen needs and sustain these vital services.

Last updated: January 12, 2016

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Contact Information

Mission Contact

United States Agency for International Development
No. 44, Galle Road
Colombo 3
Sri Lanka
+94 (11) 249-8000

USAID Contact

Chris M. Miller, Country Desk Officer Sri Lanka/Maldives
USAID Asia Bureau/SCAA
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
, DC