Familiarization and Training Programmes

Empowerment of women in low income earning families headed by women, being one of the objective of SAPSRI , an Awareness Programme was organized on SMED Credit extended by SAPSRI. Through this programme they were given a thorough idea on the eligibility for SMED credit, identifying suitable income generating activities, timely repayment of due installments and their responsibilities. 31 members from 8 women organizations in and around Colombo attended this programme.

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This programme was coordinated by Mr Mahanama Kaningala, Field Assistant and conducted by Mr Mahinda Wanninayake. With a view to introducing new methods of brick making using cement and clay which is less costly and more profitable, SAPSRI organized a training programme with NERD, Ekala, for 10 members of Medirigiya and Anuradhapura CBOs, who are engaged in traditional brick industry.

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Field Coordinators of SAPSRI were provided with an IT Awareness Programme and training on Information Photography using Digital Camera was held at SAPSRI Head Office on July 16 & 17, 2015. Resource persons were Mr. Samadhi Madushanka and Tharanga Mananduwa

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Handing over of cheques to loan recipients of SAPSRI CBOs in Galenbindunuwewa, Polonnaruwa , Doraweruwa and Colombo under the SMED Credit Line took place on July 9, 2015 at SAPSRI Head Office.

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