A health guide for teen girls

In today’s society where myths on sexual education is rampant, and any discussion of the subject is done in hushed tone, project Suwaliya was initiated to empower and educate young girls on their own health. 

This book is a guide for teen girls in Sri Lanka, created as a reliable, medically validated source of health education, tackling topics of sexual and reproductive health, rights, as well as adolescent and preconceptional nutrition.

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Sep 2021

You Can Fly

An illustrated story brought by Project Suwaliya to inspire every young girl to reach for the stars.

This story is about a small girl whose wings were cut down at an early age. Along the way, though, she discovers herself, and accepts herself, which lets her fly. This was written and illustrated to empower girls, particularly orphans, differently abled girls, and any girl who feel different and left behind. It tells them that being different is okay, and it is what makes them special & unique. This book brings you to accept yourself, and opens up a whole new world for you, in an interesting and simple way.

Bridging the Silence

Handbook of Sign Language for Medical Personnel

Installation Guide

This publication has been published by the Rotaract Club of Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo. All rights are reserved by the publisher.


This publication is published in the format of an e book. (.epub) 


The following applications may be used if the users do not have a relevant epub reader.


For mobile users: Lithium EPUB reader

Windows PC: AZARDI Desktop

 iOS users: Apple Books

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Access the related Sign Language Course for Medical Students here!

COVID 19 Everything you
need to know

Here is a collection of articles, stories and comics which give a great deal of information in a simple and attractive manner about the current pandemic situation as well as past pandemics. This booklet will be an aid in educating the general public for years to come.  


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Keep the Sea Plastic-free

UNEP’s Head of Advocacy, Atif Butt says, “Now, more than ever, it is clear that we must work together if we are to solve the world’s greatest challenges. By teaching and learning from future generations about environmental problems, we can make great strides to beat pollution.” 

This book with through empowers children to keep the sea plastic free!

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Maathru - මාතෘ

The Maathru booklet is a guide to all expectant mothers, as well as to all women who are expecting to become pregnant, that will help them to undergo a safe pregnancy with minimal complications. The things a mother should be aware of at all stages of pregnancy, starting from the pre-conceptional stage right through to the postpartum stage, are presented in a simple and easy-to-understand manner.


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The Next Pandemic

Pandemics. They’ve wiped out communities in days gone by, they are threatening lives and economy of today’s population, and they may only get more powerful in time to come. But what gives these microscopic pathogens the upper hand against humans even with today’s modern technology? Does modernization, in fact, provide them more opportunities to conquer us? Find out in our comic, The Next Pandemic, a creative and captivating exploration into the many ways pandemics may emerge and spread that you may never have thought of.

Voice Against Child Abuse Teacher's Guide

Identifying child abuse is essential in order to curtail it. The best agents to do this on a national scale are our teachers. With the help of experts like psychiatrists, lawyers, and other medical specialists, this book was created to reach the hands of teachers and raise their awareness on the matter. We hope this will help them intervene and rescue their students who are in need.

Sign Language Syllabus for Doctors and Medical Students

This coursebook is one of the basic steps taken to address the communication issues of the deaf community particularly in the healthcare sector. Major area of focus in this guide is the medical scenarios in order to equip future medical professionals with basic communications skills to deal with deaf patients. This would be beneficial for patients as well as undergraduate students since it depicts our core virtues Competency, Compassion and Care. This guide book and the video series attached to the course are user friendly and designed to learn sign language from scratch.


Yaaluwa - යාළුවා

ඩවුන්ස් සහලක්ෂණය ඇති දරුවන්ගේ දෙමාපියන්ට හා භාරකාරුවන්ට ඔවුන්ව රැක බලා ගන්නේ කෙසේද යන්න අපි යාළුවා පොත තුලින් සාකච්ඡා කරමු. ඔවුන් දැනගත යුතු සියළු කරුණු අපි සරලව පැහැදිලි කර ඇත්තේමු.