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  • Otara Habitat for Humanity

    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

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    Otara Returns to Her Roots to Open Dickman’s Road Store

    Twenty-five years after she launched her first retail store, entrepreneur and brand builder Otara has returned to that same location to open an independent store to celebrate Christmas with Embark fans in Colombo. The No. 38, Dickman’s Road store accommodates the full range of Embark product, including the brand’s signature

  • Otaraatclimatechange

    People’s Climate Change

    With the aim of creating awareness on climate change and the need for action, as Ambassador for Earth Hour Sri Lanka, Otara recently attended the People’s Climate March on the 29th of November.

  • Kandy Embark Store

    Embark’s third independent store opens in Kandy

    Otara launched yet another Embark concept store recently, which is the third in the last two months. Located at Level 3 of the Kandy City Centre (KCC) mall, the Embark store is a smaller version of the standalone Embark store in the Galle Fort and replicates its ambience, while offering

  • Animal Welfare Bill

    Join us in our appeal to the government of Sri Lanka

    Today, animals face abuse in many different ways. It is time to show that we care enough to make a change. Click here and sign the appeal now and request the government to pass the much- needed Animal Welfare Bill that has been pending since 2006. A minute of your

  • Otara Ceylon Today

    Otara’s Wake-up Call to The President

    In an open letter to the President of Sri Lanka, the Otara Foundation called for an intervention against the enslavement of animals in the Zoological Gardens. Click here to read more, Otara Foundation Appeals to the President on behalf of rescued Wild Animals Otara Foundation Appeals to the President

  • An Appeal to the President

    An appeal to the President of Sri Lanka

    The Otara Foundation appealed to President Maithripala Sirisena to intervene to prevent wild animals rescued from forests being sent to zoos instead of being returned to the wild. In a letter addressed to the President, brought to his attention was the case of four sloth bear cubs and a leopard

  • Embark Galle

    Spreading the Passion in Galle Fort

    Embark recently opened its first standalone fashion store in Galle. With splashes of vibrant colour, the 5, 500 square foot space is filled with stylish clothing, trendy accessories, pooch-themed collectibles and it’s own cosy café. A combination of cheeky and inspirational slogans, graphics inspired by the brand’s very own mascots;

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    A Pledge to Love

    NHV Natural Pet Products, Canada supports Embark by contributing a dollar from the sale of their selected products. Made with 100% natural ingredients, NHV offers vet-formulated herbal solutions designed to promote health and stimulate healing. We are happy to be a part of this partnership and thank NHV Natural Pet

  • Nepal Earthquake

    Earthquake relief assistance for

    The Earthquake which struck Nepal on the 25th of April left a trail of devastation; affecting thousands of people and countless animals. Animal Nepal launched an Emergency Appeal in response to the crisis and the Otara Foundation along with Embark joined hands to help rescue teams caring for the sick