When we arrived in the informal settlement of Methotamulla in Sri Lanka, we found Fathima Silmiya, a 16 year old girl preparing for her grade 11 exams. But Silmiya knows too well the uncertainty that lies ahead of her. “When it rains, our home gets flooded, my books are damaged and the environment stinks. This makes it difficult for us to go to school or even study at home,” Silmiya explained. The same gory state of affairs is shared by many other school going children in the neighborhood of Methotamulla.

A society that promotes peace, a society that respects every religion, a society that respects the dignity of every human being is what the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement stands for, as borrowe…

The youth were also involved in artwork on the last day of the seminar. The assignment was for every country to paint a picture which portrays the future of REJADH. From the paintings which we…