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Selvamalar, 43 Sri Lanka

Selvamalar never gave up on her dreams

Selvamalar survived a civil war, started her own business to become the breadwinner of her family when her husband left her and now employs other women in her community.

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Subitha Partheepan, 36 Sri Lanka

Subitha, Unlikely Entrepreneur?

“I never thought I’d make it this far. The things you see in war stay forever. They don't leave. But I’m still standing.”

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Rajitha Kanasamuthalippillai, 31 Sri Lanka

Meet Rajitha

Dreaming since her childhood of being a manager

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Women Empowerment in Sri Lanka

Watch what Women Empowerment in Sri Lanka looks like in practice!

Rajitha Kanasamuthalippillai, 31 Sri Lanka
Rajitha Kanasamuthalippillai, 31 Sri Lanka

Revitalizing the handloom industry in her village

Rajitha's dreams

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The weaving centre

This video is created and edited by women that participated in the CARE weave project in Mulliyawalai, Sri Lanka.

Rajitha Kanasamuthalippillai, 31 Sri Lanka
Rajitha Kanasamuthalippillai, 31 Sri Lanka

I was chosen as the manager because the group believed in me.

Rajitha's achievements

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