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    Care for the Voiceless – C4V Fundraiser

    Otara was Chief Guest at a Car Wash recently organized by Care for the Voiceless to raise funds for a Sterilization and Vaccination program in Anuradhapura. Among the celebrities who joined her in this noteworthy cause included; Actresses Dhamitha Abeyratne, Anuradha Nandasiri and Malkanthi Nandasiri. Otara’s first job was to

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    Carol Buckley of Elephant Aid visits Sri Lanka

    Carol Buckley from Elephant Aid International recently visited Sri Lanka to give her input on implementing a chain-free lifestyle with positive reinforcement for the elephants of the Dehiwala Zoo and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Carol met with the teams while they explained the daily routine and processes of over 70+ captive

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    The launch of the “Chitra Lane Way”

    Delysia Gunewardence, Otara’s mother, recently launched her book, the “Chitra Lane Way” which encompassed 50 years of hands-on knowledge and experience of working with special needs children in Sri Lanka “It was a proud day for our family. We have lived our entire life watching our mother’s dedication to give

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    Time is right for Elephants to live chain-free

    Speaking to the Daily Mirror in an interview recently, Otara said that the time is right to set these innocent animals free. “A large number of people are now aware of the suffering we have caused these animals over the years and a great change is taking place across the

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