Good Governance

Project Tittle:  Empower plantation women and Community to enjoy the rights as nation

Name of the Organization:  Institute of Social Development (ISD) - +94 (0)81 2217223

Funding Organization:   Bread for the World (GERMAN)

Project Period:   2018 – 2020 (3 years)

Locations & Target Group:   30 Estates, in Kandy, Matale and Nuwara Eliya Districts - 15,000 Plantation families

 

Introduction to the Organization

ISD is a non-governmental organization based in Kandy Sri Lanka, established in order to empower the marginalized and discriminated Plantation community. ISD was founded in 1991 by a group of intellectuals.  For the last two decades, ISD executed various programmes on Human Rights awareness and capacity building in order to empower the marginalized plantation community

 

Introduction to the Project

The Project works on forming and strengthening the Rural Development Societies and Disaster Management Committee in the 30 estate locations to obtain the services of Divisional Secretariat, Pradeshiya Sabha and other government institutions while lobbying with the policy makers and political representatives to bring amendment to relevant legislations. Further, the project lobbies the policy makers on Housing and Land Rights, Environmental Rights, Women and Labor rights.
Impact of the Project:

By 2020, the HCT community from the focus area will be enabling to access the national level development programme and actively participate in the political sphere of the country as equal citizens.


Project Objectives:

  • HTC community achieved infrastructure facilities, social services, livelihood, land, housing and due political representation through effective use of right to information (RTI).

  • Capacitated youth and women of HCT lobby for gender equality and fight against gender based violence
    The HTC living in disaster prone areas, liaison with DMC and take precautions for the mitigation of the disaster damages resulting from adverse climatic conditions

  • Smart and knowledgeable effective implementing staff

 

S.No Activity Beneficiary Male Female
 1 Capacity Building / Awareness 30 RDS 900 400 500
 2 Distributing RTI Toolkit 2100 1000 1100
 3 Training Government Officers 180 100 80
 4 Title deeds by Fundamental case 25000 20000 5000
 5 Training Girls 120 0 120
 6 Training Boys 120 120 0
 7 3 Min video clip sharing in Social Media 2000 1500 500
 8 SMS, Viber, Whatsapp (Formal Sector) 750 150 600
 9 Digital advertisement in Public 150000 70000 80000
10 Government Officers - Environment 30 20 10
11 Launching 25 20 5
12 Industrial Stakeholders 10 10 0
13 Staff Capacity Building 11 6 5
14 Voluntary workers at estate level 1500 800 700
  Informal Sector      
8.1 SMS, Viber, Whats app 750 150 600
15 Distribute 5000 pamphlet & 2000 Stickers on decent work environment to every shop, mall & factory 1000 500 500
16 Migrant Workers 180 90 90
17 Through Studies 50 40 10
# Total 184,726 94,906 89,820

 

About ISD

The Institute of Social Development (ISD) is a Non-Governmental Organization founded in 1991 to empower the marginalized and discriminated Plantation Communities in Sri Lanka.
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Get in Touch

Institute of Social Development
246/4 Ranawana Road
Katugastota 20800, Sri Lanka

Email: kandyisd@sltnet.lk
Phone: +94 (0)81 2071288
Fax: +94 (0)81 2071288