Covid-19 Emergency Response

With the on-going implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, an emergency response was undertaken by Chrysalis with funding from a private donor through CARE USA, to support the most vulnerable communities with immediate relief. Communities living and working in tea plantations and marginalized rural areas, Women headed households, households with persons with disabilities, households undergoing quarantine […]..

Celebrating World MSME Day 2021

MSMEs make up over 90% of all firms and count on average 70% of employment globally. 37% of all MSMEs in developing countries are led by women. In Sri Lanka MSMEs are clearly critical to the economy, contributing to over half of the national GDP and employing 45% of the country’s labour force. A key […]..

National Symposium on understanding the challenges experienced by women engaged in micro, small and medium enterprises in Sri Lanka and identifying key policy recommendations

Chrysalis together with the Ministry of Samurdhi, Household Economy, Micro Finance, Self-Employment, Business Development and the European Union in Sri Lanka, hosted a two-day National Symposium to convene diverse stakeholders to revisit Sri Lanka’s Policy on SMEs in order to identify and define a way forward to address the challenges experienced by women engaged in […]..

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