The proposal submitted by Dr. Novil Wijesekara and Saja Majeed on “Examining the Heat Discomfort Level on Students of Government Schools in Urban Areas in Sri Lanka” was selected for the award of the grant. This project is implemented by a consortium of Sri Lanka Press Institute, Janathakshan, SLYCAN Trust and IDEA. For those...
Saja attended DIPECHO Lessons learnt workshop in Kathmandu in 2012 with DIPECHO Sri Lankan Project Team Members, Arvind Kumar, Lafir, and Kokulan.
IRDR Young Scientists Programme started in late 2016. Currently, it is a community of 115 young researchers from over 40 countries after 3 batches of application. Saja is among two Young Scientists from Sri Lanka accepted for this program. http://www.irdrinternational.org/irdr-young-scientists-programme/irdr-young-scientists/ Introduction The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) calls for enhanced role of...
Saja undertakes an assessment of Gender Inequality and role of youth in Jaffna, Killinochchi, Mullaitivu, Mannar, and Puttalam
Role of youth in combating gender inequality, discrimination, and gender based violence. An exploratory study in five districts of Sri Lanka Jaffna, Killinochchi, Mullaitivu, Mannar, and Puttalam
Saja completed a needs assessment field exercise 10 GN divisions in 3 DS divisions in Batticaloa district. This assessment aims to conduct a thorough survey, employing appropriate tools and methods, to evaluate the needs and areas of vulnerability in specific locations in Batticaloa. Study locations Karadiyanaru (Eravur Pattu DS division) – 1 GN...
ideaGeek Revolutionizes Solid Waste Management with CITIZEN App
UCAN project showcased in | UNFPA | SDJF | iVoice on empowering youth participation in community development
See the video – First project showcase from Ampara by IVoice winner Arzath Ariff from Sainthamaruthu.
Youth Innovation Challenge workshop for selected youth from Ampara district was pioneered by Saja with the support from US Embassy in Colombo. He has lead the workshop design, implementation, and successful completion.
Pictures from Kathmandu from the Oxfam office and with Dean Dr. Banskota at Kathmandu University.