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Theme report for Conflict and violence #39163 Public

Created for Society of Jesus - Sri Lanka about 1 year ago

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India Open Grants by Paul Hamlyn Foundation #587191

This Fund seeks to meet our strategic aim to enable vulnerable communities living in priority geographical areas to improve their lives.

Many communities in India have inherent strengths which are often overlooked when modern development frameworks are used to view them. They have closely knit societies, progressive views and approaches to resource utilisation and sustainability, and are extremely conscious of their relationship with the environment. Their traditional knowledge has relevance to modern ways of living.

But traditional communities face many challenges. They are riven by attitudes that promote inequality, mostly due to caste. They are strongly patriarchal and not necessarily democratic in their outlook. The opening up of spaces, development of infrastructure, particularly roads, and hegemony of the modern development paradigm have all led them to become vulnerable. They are now unfortunately living on the margins and have been excluded in the development process.

Movements, over time, of people to urban centres, driven by economic forces, have transported some of these issues to urban centres. Urban development concerns emerge largely around building a balance between the hugely important roles that migrants have and will play and the ability of urban centres to provide for them. Addressing the concerns of the urban poor is a significant development challenge, but knowledge and experience is far less than for rural settings.

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Loyola Campus - Higher Education at the Margins
Loyola Campus, an initiative of the Jesuits was formed in 2017 offer tertiary and higher education opportunities at the margin. This community that Loyola Campus serves is the embodiment of the qualities and values exemplified in an Ignatian journey and it becomes a counter-cultural sign in promoting peace, harmony, reconciliation and justice.
Support type
Revenue - Project
Amount sought
Between £150,000 and £160,000
Area of benefit
National - Sri Lanka
Education and training • Inequality and discrimination • Conflict and violence • Personal and skills development • Minority or marginalised communities
Society of Jesus - Sri Lanka
A charitable organisation - Trust
Sri Lanka
Annual income
Less than £10k
Operating for
Less than 3 years