Gammadda door-to-door report reaches Engineers Without Borders Organization

Gammadda door-to-door report reaches Engineers Without Borders Organization

Written by Staff Writer

28 Aug, 2019 | 9:06 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – The research documents of the Gammadda door-to-door project was handed over today to the “Engineers Without Borders” organization of the University of Maryland Student Chapter in Washington D.C.

Changing the lives of millions in rural Sri Lanka, Gammadda has so far also been recognized by many foreign organizations including the United Nations at the World Humanitarian Summit.

The Gammadda research documents were also recognized and accepted by the Oxford University and are now available in the Oxford library and its online platform.

The Engineers Without Borders Organization through its University of Maryland Student Chapter has engaged in international community-based projects in several countries including Peru, Ghana and Nicaragua.

It’s President, Mr. Donald de Alwis and Past President Mr.Nipun Kottage who are of Sri Lankan descent, were present at an event held at the university premises to accept the research documents today August 28).

They both highlighted the importance of the research documents of Gammadda, that have been compiled together with the University of Peradeniya and noted that the research could be instrumental in the various projects that they do worldwide and in Sri Lanka.

They were accompanied by a Project Manager of the EWB Students’ Chapter of the UMD Ms. Saheli Patel.

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