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USAID supports dairy farmers in rural Sri Lanka
July 20, 2017

This week, USAID brought together Supporting Opportunities in Livelihoods Development project (SOLID) partners from private and public dairy companies to review the project’s successes.  On average, beneficiary farms have increased monthly milk production by 27 percent and seen their incomes rise by 35 percent.

May 31, 2017

The purpose of this Annual Program Statement (APS) is to solicit applications for funding from the Strengthening Democratic Governance and Accountability Project (SDGAP). DAI, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is announcing a two-step process to select eligible proposals to implement activities that will improve civil society and government engagement on key government policy and reform plans that will result in strengthened democratic governance and accountability in Sri Lanka.

Students at Keselpotha Maha Vidyalaya in Uva Province celebrate the launch of their school’s U.S. Embassy-supported rainwater harvesting system.
March 22, 2017

Students and teachers from Keselpotha Maha Vidyalaya in Uva Province joined representatives from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) yesterday to inaugurate a rainwater harvesting system at their school, providing clean drinking water year-round. Since 2012, USAID has partnered with local organizations to build more than 1,000 such systems in rural schools, and households in the drought and flood-prone districts of the North, East, and Uva Provinces.

USAID Clean Water Project Expected to Benefit 100,000 in Disaster-Prone Areas and Communities Affected by Chronic Kidney Disease
January 9, 2017

The United States Embassy’s Dr. Andrew Sisson, USAID Mission Director, joined State Minister Hon. Sudharshini Fernandopulle and MEP leader Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena last week on January 5 to launch an approximately Rs. 150 million ($1 million) program to provide safe disaster-resilient drinking water to local communities in Sri Lanka. This program expands upon several previous USAID projects since 2012 that have provided sustainable access to drinking water to those areas in the South, East and North prone to droughts and floods.

November 3, 2016

USAID works with the Government and the people of Sri Lanka to help all Sri Lankans benefit from
nationwide progress.

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