Building Leadership Skills for Sri Lankan Youth

Once their secondary schooling has been completed, some Sri Lankan teenagers continue to live with and depend on their parents. Years of civil conflict, the 2004 tsunami and recent flooding in the East have worsened the situation, displacing thousands of families. In these circumstances, many youth moving toward adulthood are ill-prepared to contribute to their households, become independent and help their siblings.  With few opportunities to pursue university studies, many youth still seek skills training, or life direction.  

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