Strengthening Policy and Action through Citizen’s Engagement (SPACE)

Target Beneficiaries:80,000 families

Donor/Client : OAK Foundation.

Contract Period: June 2015- November 2018.

Location: Kandy, Nuwara Eliya districts in Central Province, Badulla district in Uva Province, Batticoloa district in Eastern Province, Mullaitivu district in Northern Province, Sri Lanka.

  • Strengthened the Participatory Governance Forum.
  • Trained several trainers in values and principles of good governance and accountability of State.
  • Developed standard operating procedures and technical resources to establish and operationalize community governance mechanisms.
  • Facilitated the development of a Local Governance Policy Framework for Sri Lanka.
  • Drafted a Policy on Community Governance for Sri Lanka.
  • Generated public discourse on the importance of community governance.
  • Strengthened Community Governance Mechanisms through which resources are accessed.
  • Targeted beneficiaries: 80,000 families to access State resources.