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    Pray for Sri Lanka

    Otara, along with the Otara Foundation launched a campaign for Vesak (a festival which commemorates the birth, enlightenment and death of Lord Buddha) to get more people involved in caring for the country. Citizens were asked to light a lamp for the future of those who suffer in captivity, poverty, and silence, while reciting Sabbe […]

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  • Supporting EFL

    The Otara Foundation Supports Environment Foundation Limited

    Environmental Foundation (Guarantee) Limited (EFL) has been performing as a pro bono consultant on environmental law and science on behalf of the public, as a means of resolving Sri Lanka’s environmental issues. To date EFL has intervened in over 1000 investigations and over 200 court cases. Some of these cases are of national importance and […]

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    Pray for Sri Lanka

    Otara, along with the Otara Foundation launched a campaign for Vesak (a festival which commemorates the birth, enlightenment and death of Lord Buddha) to get more people involved in caring for the country. Citizens were asked to light a lamp for the future of those who suffer in captivity, poverty, and silence, while reciting Sabbe […]

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    Mothers Day 2016

    A day meant to celebrate love and the special bond between mother and child, but sadly this is not so for all living beings. Animals face numerous threats by Poaching, the illegal wildlife trade and deforestation.  All animals have feelings and families, just like us. They feel love and pain just like us. All lives […]

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  • New Shops Embark

    Embark at Uptown Kandy and Cool Planet

    Embark launched two more concept stores at Uptown Kandy, Liberty Plaza and Cool Planet recently. As compact versions of the standalone Embark Store in the Galle Fort, the spaces replicate the unique and colorful pooch-themed ambience the brand is known for. Inspired by the street pooch trio; Niko, Bandit and Rozzy, the stores offer an […]

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    Shine a Light on Climate Action

    Each year, Earth Hour engages millions of people across the globe to celebrate their commitment to protect the planet by switching off their lights for one designated hour. Joining the ranks of celebrity amebaasadors such as Miranda Kerr, Sir Richard Branson and Amir Khan to name a few, Otara pledged her support for Earth Hour, […]

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  • Petition for Animal Welfare

    Animal Welfare Bill approved by Cabinet

    Sri Lanka’s first monumental step towards the protection of its animal says Otara Foundation The Otara Foundation has welcomed the approval of the Animal Welfare Bill by the Cabinet of Ministers as a step in the right direction and pledged to continue its advocacy in order to ensure the enactment of the Bill as law. […]

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  • Its time to Care

    Its Time to Care, Its Time for Change

    Sri Lanka celebrated the anniversary of its independence on the 4th of February 2016. With it, the Otara Foundation launched an Independence Day Campaign highlighting the plight of animals who suffer each day at the hands of humans; stray, captive, domestic and wild. Consisting of hard-hitting images, the fact that all kinds of animals live […]

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    Building Better Lives

    Otara recently attended a ceremony where houses were handed over to selected families in the Kalutara district. During the Build funded by Otara who is also Ambassador, Habitat for Humanity, Sri Lanka, volunteers worked alongside homeowners to support the construction of one permanent room for each of the 13 families living in semi-permanent, wooden shacks, […]

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