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    Tree Planting with Aurora, Sri Lanka

    Otara recently attended a tree planting program along the Kadawatha/Nittambuwa Highway organized by Aurora Sri Lanka together with the Wildlife Department, Road Development Authority and many caring citizens. All saplings planted are endemic to Sri Lanka, while most are fruit-bearing trees that will provide; food for birds and animals, and

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    Keep Sri Lanka Beautiful

    As one of the Ambassadors for the National Program for 7 Days of Rest in Sri Lanka, Otara recently participated in a garbage cleanup program aimed at; encouraging people to dispose their waste in a more responsible manner, teaching them to maintain cleaner living areas and to find ways to

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    A better life, for all lives

    As Ambassador for the National Program for 7 Days of Rest in Sri Lanka, Otara recently attended an evening of meditation, song and prayer held at the Viharamahadevi Park Amphitheatre. The program was held as a part of a unique global initiative that invites people to practice a way of

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    National Program for 7 Days of Rest in Sri Lanka

    Otara was recently nominated as Ambassador for the National Program for 7 Days of Rest in Sri Lanka organized by Rev. Atureliya Ratana Thero. The initiative is part of a unique global event that invites individuals and communities all over the world to unite in intention and practices that everyone

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    Science Day at Maliyadeva College

    Otara was the chief guest at the annual Science Day held at Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala recently and was recognized for playing a significant part in environmental conservation. Activities included a seminar and quiz round for the Science Day Trophy in which neighbouring schools participated.

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    Otara speaks to the University of Colombo’s School of Computing

    Otara discussed entrepreneurship, business, the environment, animal welfare and most of all the importance of being kind to all lives with more than 250 students at the University of Colombo’s School of Computing.

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    Severe Drought in Mahavilachchiya

    The Otara Foundation distributed aid to several farming families affected by the drought in Mahavillachchiya. The severe drought has taken a toll on the livelihoods of the community of Mahavillachchiya and Otara emphasized the importance of uniting as a nation to support our struggling farming families. Climate change is a

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    Tree planting at the Wetland Bio Diversity Park

    Otara joined the students of the Tourism Economics and Hospitality Management program from the University of Colombo for a morning of tree planting at the Wetland Bio Diversity Park in Thalawatugoda.

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    Irrigation and water conservation

    Otara engages in a discussion with Mr. Rukshan Jayewardene – Archeologist and Environmental Conservationist about Sri Lanka’s rising concern for the need for water conservation and proper irrigation methods.