Let us Proudly Commemorate International Year of Small Scale Fisheries & Aquiculture - 2022

Award for home gardens

National Fisheries Solidarity Movement has been promoting organic home garden concept for more than 20 years. The organization has implemented different programs to promote the home garden among the members. NAFSO organized a context among the members who developed the organic home garden in the network. It announced that NAFSO would select the best home gardens and award them. This was an encouragement for the members to develop their home garden as well. Most of members of the network developed their home garden and applied to the contest. Secretariat of National Fisheries Solidarity Movement visited all home gardens and selected the best ones in the district level. It used criteria to select the best home garden.

A meeting was organized to award the winners of the best home garden contest in relation to Polpithigama Praja Sahayogitha Sansadaya on 19 July 2020 at the community hall in Maeliya, Kurunegala. The first winner was Mrs. E.A.Sriyani Darmalatha, member of “Samagi” women farmers’ society. Second winner was E.A.Iresha Ekanayake, secretary of “Samagi” women farmers’ society and third winner was E.A.Ukku amma, member of “Samagi” women farmers’ society. Members of Polpithigama Praja Sahayogitha Sansadaya have actively engaged with developing home garden. The best three home gardens were selected among whole home gardens. Face masks also have been provided to the participants in the meeting. The women participants were educated about the right to life with the support of Praja Abilasha Network. Mr.Sanjeewa Sampath and Mr.Ajith Rupasinghe representing Praja Sahayogitha Sansadaya participated in the meeting.