The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sri Lanka-led Individual Crowdfunding Facility; ‘Rebuild Sri Lanka’ platform went live today providing the opportunity for global citizens to contribute to alleviating the impacts of the crisis in the country.
Speaking about the critical role the platform plays, Ms. Kanni Wignaraja, UN Assistant Secretary General and UNDP Regional Director, Bureau for Asia and the Pacific stated, “The ‘Rebuild Sri Lanka’ platform will enable people from across the globe to directly support vulnerable families in Sri Lanka through the procurement of critical medical supplies and strengthened food security efforts. The platform will provide full transparency over the use of funds, to ensure that these contributions will go exactly where they are needed. UNDP is committed to standing with the people of Sri Lanka in this time of need.”
I Through the ‘Rebuild Sri Lanka’ platform, interested individuals can contribute to two ailing sectors: healthcare and food.