How small businesses rallied together to combat COVID 19

With the Covid-19 crises causing economic havoc in the country, the challenges of running small businesses slowly multiplied due to the lock down and social distancing required to minimize the risk of spreading the virus. Despite the challenges, however, many of the grantee enterprises that Chrysalis works with, responded immediately of their own accord. They […]..

Meaningful engagement of Plantation Communities in Democracy and Governance

The ‘Redrawing the Margins Project'(RtM), which was funded by the European Union in Sri Lanka and the Maldives, recognized the plantation communities as active members of their communities and more importantly as citizens of Sri Lanka. The project focused on women in the plantation sector, particularly relating to their language rights and the rights to […]..

Advocating Aggressively for a ‘Life Free from Violence’

In September 2019 Chrysalis was represented at the CARE International Gender Network (CIGN) in Bangkok as leads of CARE’s global outcome on a ‘Life Free from Violence’. Represented by Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala and Zainab Ibrahim, Chrysalis facilitated critical conversations on the future of CARE’s work on tackling Gender-Based-Violence in both development and humanitarian settings, and on […]..