August 2017, Sri Lanka Unites (SLU) was awarded a grant by the Sri Lanka Subnational Governance Program of The Asia Foundation. The grant wasSee Details
Each and every one of us at Sri Lanka Unites represents a generation that was born into a civil war. Most of our lives have been lived in the context of war and it has certainly shaped our worldview and our identity as Sri Lankans. As a generation, we have all inherited prejudice, mistrust and suspicion of the other, along with a profound ignorance about each other. We grew up in a society where ethnoreligious identities were emphasized over an inclusive, equal Sri Lankan identity, and as a nation, Sri Lanka has been trapped into a vicious cycle of violence.