Entries by jpottsiv

An Experiential Learning Journey for Youth to Make Social Impacts

“…we had a moment of gratitude for the simple miracle of a bus – a bus that not only brings people to their destination quickly and safely, but also a means of achieving the dream of human-wildlife co-existence.” Hema Kalamogan, Singapore Chandima briefing the students SKILLSEED is a Singapore based social enterprise organization. They work with […]

Volunteering with SLWLCS

elephantea supports the Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society and its important conservation programs for the wild roaming elephants of Sri Lanka. Volunteers for the SLWCS enjoy the hospitality and beauty of this island paradise while fulfilling a vital need to our world. Click a flavor below to purchase any of our delicious Ceylon teas. A […]

Civette the civet cat – All by myself

It was Anura at Dickson’s Garage who had first mentioned to Sampath about the civet cat who had been found orphaned by a family he knew who lived in Dabagoda – a small village off Kadugannawa which is on the way to Kandy. They had lovingly reared the little civet to adulthood wanting it to […]

This is a fantastic project doing amazing work!

My experience with SLWCS was incredible. Sri Lanka is an absolutely stunning country with incredible biodiversity. Of course seeing wild elephants is an amazing experience but getting to know the people who are here working on the ground to save them makes those sightings even more special because you know that the conservation of these […]