Network, Engage and Transform (NET Project)

Building on work done by its founding partner CARE, Chrysalis is scaling up work done directly with State and Non-State partners over several years in the Northern Province to end SGBV and promote women’s political leadership.

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

Chrysalis aims to empower marginalized communities in the country to actively engage in governance; to determine their development priorities, define solutions, design and implement plans to address their needs and entitlements, and hold those elected accountable.

Re-drawing the Margins – Meaningful engagement of plantation communities in democracy and governance.

The project will look to connect local government service providers with plantation communities by building their capacities to improve service delivery, to respond and be accountable to those they serve.

Enterprise: Support to Integrated Rural Development in the most vulnerable districts of Uva & Central Provinces in Sri Lanka

Enterprise aims to create an enabling environment for women and youth to create and participate in small and medium enterprises (SMEs).  

Women Empowerment: Action, Voice, Enterprise - Weave

WEAVE is a collaborative effort to support entrepreneurs in the North and link them to the market.

GAP P.A.C.E. (Personal Advancement & Career Enhancement) life learning programme

To build the capabilities of women in the plantation industry by enhancing their life skills and giving participants greater control over household income, increased decision making authority, and improved overall well-being.

Skills for Empowerment

The Skills for Empowerment initiative was developed in partnership with Diageo and CARE International UK and implemented by Chrysalis and Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts. The project focuses on providing the primary skills required to secure jobs in the hotel sector.

Creating a shared platform to ensure inclusion and enable a collective dialogue

Chrysalis aims to help increase civic education and engagement of CSOs around key policy reforms, constitutional reforms, new systems, acts and together hold elected representatives and duty bearers accountable as well as enable them to undertake policy analysis and dialogue at the division, district and regional levels in an inclusive and collective manner.

Film for Dialogue

The project is an effort to contribute to the process of reconciliation and democratization in the country through creating both intra and inter-ethnic dialogues using film medium. It also provides an opportunity for the public to appreciate insightful films and enable them to engage in dialogue on co-existence, peace building, gender and the other related socio-political themes

Economic Empowerment of Military and War Widows

The project aims to support the women economic empowerment component of Gender Peace Initiative - UN Peace Building Fund project through UNWOMEN in Kurunegala, Anuradhapura, Kilinochchi primarily targeting Women Headed Household especially military widows and war widows.

Youth4Youth: Promoting the Participation of Youth and Women in the Peacebuilding Process

The project aims to create an enabling environment for youth to engage in the decision-making processes and play an active role in the peace building and development of Sri Lanka.

Transforming Social Norms to Promote Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in Northern Sri Lanka (TRANSFORM)

To enhance democracy in northern Sri Lanka through the promotion and protection of gender equality, fundamental freedoms and justice