Archive for May 25, 2007

Computer skills for 400 Sri Lankan students in Mahavilachchiya

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Project Needs and Beneficiaries

In rural Sri Lanka, most families rely on agricultural work, leaving them vulnerable to market fluctuations, natural disasters like the tsunami, and abject poverty. Students of Horizon work to gain marketable skills they can use to increase their college eligibility and capture off-shore employment. They are then able to earn more than was ever possible in their agricultural community, elevating not only their own financial prospects, but also those of the entire village. Read the rest of this entry »

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