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Economic and social development of marginalized women and girls - MCP

Cooperative Development Organisation

Implementing Partners and Organisations

Morawaka Korale Milk Producers’ Cooperative Society - MILKCOOP

Period of Implementation

January 2018 - December 2022

Geographic scope

Asia-Pacific: Sri Lanka


$ 48,300
€ 46 000


Bilateral Aid: Sida/Civsam


Agriculture & Fisheries, Climate & Environment

Type of Activity

Governance and Organizational Strengthening, Technical Assistance & Advisory

Project Objectives

Sobakantha comes under the consortium project in which 50 organizations work together to achieve a common goal. The project is implemented with Sobakantha since 2018 in Dondra Divisional Secretariat in the Matara district, Sri Lanka. This project contributes to the five areas of the country programme: Organisational development, Sustainable agriculture, Business development & financial inclusion, Gender equality promotion and Social Inclusion & reconciliation. Project objective: Empowering the fisheries families with modern technology, gender and Cooperative theory. 

Impact on SDGs

SDG2 - Zero Hunger
SDG5 - Gender Equality
SDG8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
SDG14 - Life Below Water

Direct beneficiaries

Organisations: 50

Local stakeholders

Groups of women

Key Tags

Environment, Food Security, Gender