Two critical components of recovery from natural disasters include health of victims and their families, and their means to sustain a livelihood. This project has been initiated, funded by AmeriCares and managed by CHA. This report aims to provide a descriptive account of the tasks completed by the staff of CHA from the designing of the project until the end of the implementation of all activities. All information detailed covers the period 01st May 2006 – 31st May 2007.

The project targeted five tsunami affected districts in the first cycle, namely Batticaloa, Ampara, Matara, Galle, and Kalutara. The activities were implemented through CBOs and NGOs at district level.

Main objective of the programme was to improve the health and livelihoods of affected persons and their families through CBO/NGO grants. The grantees were due to complete their activities within a 4-5 months project cycle and wished to directly assist a minimum of 2000 families and 8000 children within a period of ten-months.

Implementing Partners at District Level

Following organizations were selected to implement the projects

Name of Organization

Project Type

Total Number of Direct Beneficiaries

Galle

Help- O-

Livelihood

38

Sewa Lanka Foundation

Livelihood

300

NESEC Foundation

Livelihood

41

Habaraduwa Participatory Development Foundation

Health

280

Shakthi Human Solidarity Development Foundation

Health

300

Family Planning Association of Sri Lanka

Health

150

Matara

Green Movement of Sri Lanka

Livelihood

200

Arthacharya Foundation

Health

585

Randiya Community  Based Organization

Livelihood

123

Navimana South Rural Development Foundation

Livelihood

63

Lanka Shakthi Creative Mass Media Organization

Livelihood

90

Matara District Women’s Chamber of Commerce

Livelihood

99

Family Planning Association of Sri Lanka

Health

150

Kalutara

Sirilak Sahana Sewa Foundation

Livelihood

107

Women & Child Development Foundation

Livelihood & Health

132

Parents & Teachers Organization of the Mentally Handicapped in Kalutara District

Livelihood

166

National Pre-School Development Foundation

Livelihood

131

Family Planning Association of Sri Lanka

Health

150

Batticaloa

POPE

Livelihood

104

SADO

Livelihood

109

E-CARE

Health

67

Catholic Youth Association

Health

162

NIRDO

Health

811

Peace Action Association

Livelihood

65

LORD

Health

60

Y.M.C.A

Livelihood

82

Development Society

Livelihood

50

Family Planning Association of Sri Lanka

Health

150

Ampara

Women’s Development Foundation

Health
Livelihood

240
418

United Social Development Organization

Livelihood

150

People’s Progressive Development Foundation

Livelihood

63

Social Envo Vision

Livelihood

200

CADERPU

Livelihood

90

National Ethnic Unity Foundation

Health
Livelihood

100
150

CRC

Health

874

Family Planning Association of Sri Lanka

Health

150


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