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  • Otara Gunewardene invited on Face the Nation on TV 1, News First

    Otara Gunewardene was invited on Face the Nation, TV 1, a News First program, for a panel discussion regarding  animal welfare in Sri Lanka. The panel included other animal welfare advocates, Shilpa Samaratunga, Amila Wijeratne and Manoja Weerakkody. The program discussed the need to pass the animal welfare bill in Sri

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  • Volunteer Awards Ceremony

    The second annual Embark/Otara Foundation Volunteer Awards was held at the Lighthouse Auditorium and Lawns on the 16th of December 2019. The Volunteer Awards Ceremony celebrated the achievements of the Embark and Otara Foundation Volunteers who have played a pivotal role in the success of many activities, dedicating their time

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  • Otara Foundation co-sponsors the Tree Boot Campaign

    The Otara Foundation co-sponsored the Tree Boot Fundraiser Campaign organized by the students of SLIIT Business Faculty in partnership with Reforest SL in September . The objective of the campaign focused on raising awareness among Sri Lankan citizens about the consequences of deforestation and the importance of reforestation. The project

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  • Carol Buckley Visits Sri Lanka

    Carol Buckley,  founder of Elephant Aid International and co-founder of The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, visited Sri Lanka on invitation by the Otara Foundation and the Sri Lanka finance ministry to assist in making the captive elephants of Sri Lanka live chain free.  She visited the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and

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