Sunday, May 24, 2009

USAID and CORE make positive inroads into Sri Lanka’s Eastern Province development

(TI)The trains were running. The roads were all but done. Normalcy, arguably, was the norm. The common perception is that the East of Sri Lanka is in geometric progression to conventional routine.

Not quite, but almost there. Farmer families did not have to take refuge in the jungle at night fearing marauding Tiger killer squads. They are now in their homesteads in routine pursuit of normal living. That was what we saw. A small group of journalists was taken on tour to the Batticaloa district of the Eastern Province. Full text Share on Facebook