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Students at Keselpotha Maha Vidyalaya in Uva Province celebrate the launch of their school’s U.S. Embassy-supported rainwater harvesting system.
March 22, 2017

Students and teachers from Keselpotha Maha Vidyalaya in Uva Province joined representatives from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) yesterday to inaugurate a rainwater harvesting system at their school, providing clean drinking water year-round. Since 2012, USAID has partnered with local organizations to build more than 1,000 such systems in rural schools, and households in the drought and flood-prone districts of the North, East, and Uva Provinces.

March 3, 2017

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission to Sri Lanka is seeking an individual for the position of a Development Assistance Specialist – Monitoring and Evaluation and Project Design, at a FSN-11 level, on a 40 hour workweek, in the Office of Program and Policy Support.

USAID Clean Water Project Expected to Benefit 100,000 in Disaster-Prone Areas and Communities Affected by Chronic Kidney Disease
January 9, 2017

The United States Embassy’s Dr. Andrew Sisson, USAID Mission Director, joined State Minister Hon. Sudharshini Fernandopulle and MEP leader Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena last week on January 5 to launch an approximately Rs. 150 million ($1 million) program to provide safe disaster-resilient drinking water to local communities in Sri Lanka. This program expands upon several previous USAID projects since 2012 that have provided sustainable access to drinking water to those areas in the South, East and North prone to droughts and floods.

November 3, 2016

USAID works with the Government and the people of Sri Lanka to help all Sri Lankans benefit from
nationwide progress.

September 26, 2016

It has become evident that an important trend in economic and social development is taking place in countries around the world. The private sector is increasingly taking on what had previously been considered inherently governmental functions.