Second wind for pandemic hit entrepreneurs in the North!

Tharshini is a Weaver who also runs a shop which sells woven products. She is a beneficiary of the WEAVE project which is funded by the H&M Foundation, through CARE Nederland and implemented by Chrysalis with an intention to empower and support small and medium female entrepreneurs who were emerging from a three-decade ethnic conflict.  […]..

Secretary to the Ministry of Small Medium Business & Enterprise Development hosts kick off meeting on Moneragala Business Service Center

In the wake of Cabinet approval being received for the setting up of Business Service Centres across the island, a meeting  to discuss the progress of the pilot project in Moneragala, was held on 3rd July 2020, under the patronage of the Secretary to the Ministry of Small, Medium, Business & Enterprise Development (SMBED), Mr. […]..

Global Report: Investing in women entrepreneurs is vital now more than ever

“Coronavirus hit us hard at the start. I feared that my business would completely collapse. Now we are diversifying and developing new products.” Sharmini from Sri Lanka shows incredible resilience in the face of a crisis. Read CARE’s Women Mean Business Global Report Global Report, fronted by Sharmini Thiyakaran, to find out why investing in […]..