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Supported by SLCDF

Partnered with Hambantota Rural Organization Development Foundation

Objectives

Primary

Secondary

Train 20 community leaders to work as “community nutritionists” to promote and improve knowledge and change the community's attitude towards good health and well-being and adapting to living with the COVID-19 situation 

  1. Improve nutrition knowledge among the community 

  2. Improve quality of life with fundamentals essential to improved health 

  3. Improve awareness of solid waste management techniques 

  4. Create eco-friendly gardens at household level 

  5. Follow community COVID – 19 health guidelines 

Target Groups

Direct

DC & population of Hambantota District 

Indirect

Project Areas

District

Province

Country

Vavuniya

 Anuradhapura

 Kurunegala

 Gampaha

 Puttalam

  Colombo 

Northern

North Central

 North Western

 Western 

SRI LANKA

Started

Expected to End

Estimated 
Amount

Duration

September 2022

January 2027

EUR 993,481

09 Months

Community based “Barefoot” Nutritionist Programme in Hambantota District

Community based “Barefoot” Nutritionist Programme was funded by SLCDF and initiated by Hambantota Rural Organization Development Foundation for a 9-month period. The project aims to train 20 community leaders to work as “community nutritionists” to promote and improve knowledge and change the community's attitude towards good health and well-being and adapting to living with the COVID-19 situation in Hambantota District. The project will target DC and population in Hambantota District.  

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