In Loving Memory Of Those We Have Lost

2020 is a year that will go down in history as one of the most shocking years a man had to go through. From forest fires, to riots and the devastating breakout of the Corona virus, the news did take a toll on the whole planet. Thus 2020, was definitely an eye opener to start…

Greener Tomorrow

“The truth is: the natural world is changing. And we are totally dependent on that world. It provides our food, water and air. It is the most precious thing we have and we need to defend it.”  — David Attenborough Six months ago, life was what we would have called “normal”, moves to the pandemic and…

Thai Pongal

Thai Pongal is a harvest festival celebrated by all Hindus in India, Srilanka, and other parts of the world. This festival is held at the beginning of the year according to the Tamil calendar which usually falls on January 14th. The motive of this festival is thanking the Sun god for a good harvest. This…

Spreading Smiles to Beautiful hearts!

Rotaract in all its forms, in all its facets, has always provided different opportunities and different rewards to those that choose to join the movement. Yet perhaps the side of it that caught my eye the most was the opportunity it provides in initiating change in the communities around us, those that live afar and…

A Bridge to break Barriers

All of us are equal. We all have different abilities to live. The differently abled are not different from the normal. They have their own capabilities and talents to live their lives. What should be changed is the mind set of people, the way people look at people and their different capabilities. Voice of Silence…

PROJECT කැස්බෑවා

  While the world hunkers down to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the environmental enthusiasts and patrollers are still out working through the night to protect wild life in both above and below water as this pandemic keeps hitting everyone and many wildlife projects that depend on volunteers and travelers to support their work. Speaking…

Knowledge is the Greatest gift of all!

“The Brahmins say that in their books there are many predictions of times in which it will rain. But press those books as strongly as you can, you cannot get out of them a drop of water. So you cannot get out of all the books that contain the best precepts the smallest good deed.”…

The real meaning of Christmas!

What is Christmas? Christmas is widely known as an annual festival celebrated in remembrance of Christ’s birth. Even though it is a festival that belongs to Christians, billions of people around the world celebrate Christmas as a day of happiness, family gatherings, gift-giving, and banqueting. Christmas is one of the festivals that unites people of…

Rotaract Bestie

Rotaract is a movement with the involvement of the youths globally. Many join in this movement to volunteer for the betterment of the society while having fun and cherish every moment as a youth. I was excited when I saw the impactful projects done by some group of youths of my age and personally wanted…

STRIDE – Phase 01 & 02

STRIDE, an initiative by the Rotaract Club of SLIIT aiming to enhance the personality, confidence and corporate presence of undergraduates around Sri Lanka. In simpler terms it’s a great “STRIDE” towards brilliance. Stride is a monumental initiating considering the depth of detail that it attempts to fulfill. It consists of 3 main phases each concentrating…