Updates

One Stop Shops for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

The Ministry of Small and Medium Business and Enterprise Development has received Cabinet approval to establish Business Services Centers (One Stop Shops) across the country. The One Stop Service Center will focus on facilitating regulatory functions and Business Development Services. The Ministry will coordinate the establishment of these service centers at the national level in […]..

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 […]..