My srilanka

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Snapshots of my IBM Corporate Service Corps assignment in Colombo, Sri Lanka. More on www.happymaking4u.blogspot.com

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My srilanka

  1. 1. Silvia & Pedro Pedro G Ferreira Portugal EPO Global Process Lead (Consulting) Silvia Mihailescu Romania Communications Leader Global Delivery Europe & Africa
  2. 2. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and has invested over USD 350 million (LKR 35 billion) in relief and development projects in 20 districts across the country. WVL has over 700,000 beneficiaries, including 63,000 sponsored children spread across more than 1000 villages in 20 districts of Sri Lanka. • Education • Health & Nutrition • Water & Sanitation • Economic Development IBM Scope of Work: Increase corporate engagement with WVL activities by developing a partnership strategy for WVL and the private sector
  3. 3. Shooting a commercial in Lunugamvehera Typical Lunch 
  4. 4. •Previously known as CEYLON •SERENDIPITY (arabic Serendib) •Ex Dutch, Portuguese and British Colony •Strong development after civil war against LTTE ended • famous for Ceylon Tea, Cinnamon, Rubber, Apparel, beaches, birds, butterflies…cricket 
  5. 5. •Capital: Colombo (about 650k people) •Population: about 20 mil people (similar to Romania  ) • Official languages: Sinhala & Tamil (although almost everyone speaks English) • 2 rainy and 1 dry season • over 90% literacy Sri Lanka is 8th Most Generous Country on Earth! Gallup’s World Giving Index, 2010
  6. 6. Papaya Juice Sea food King Coconut Curry&Rice Fruits
  7. 7. Ganesha & Hindu Temple Buddhist Stupa & Buddha Statue
  8. 8. Kaudulla Park Pinnawala Orphanage Jungle & Rice fields
  9. 9. Unawatuna Beach  BU BA  Mount Lavinia 
  10. 10. Sigirya  SIGIRYA
  11. 11. Kandy & Galle Temple of the Tooth (Buddha Tooth) Kandy Fest and Fire fun  Galle Dutch Fort
  12. 12. Trishaw/ tuk tuk/ Rickshaw are the best! 
  13. 13. Street demonstrations Amazing sunsets My swimming pool Cricket Galle Face hotel St Thomas School
  14. 14. Talking about Smarter Government 
  15. 15. Say Saree and Sarong  Kandyan Wedding
  16. 16. Thank You Istuti (Sinhala) Nandri (Tamil)

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