Weaving Words of Hope

It is in your hands to make a better world for all who live in it.

Writing Doves is a non-profit initiative that aims to promote intercultural understanding among children in Sri Lanka through stories, which are published in Sinhala, Tamil and English. Based on the premise that children’s literature is a tool both to look inward and outward to promote reconciliation in post-conflict contexts, Writing Doves conducts storytelling sessions for children across Sri Lanka to reiterate the value of respecting the ethnic and religious other.

Writing Doves is funded by the U. S. Embassy to Sri Lanka and Maldives and administered by Sarvodaya Sri Lanka.

Our Vision

Provide a platform for children in Sri Lanka to foster interest in reading to build positive cross-cultural relationships

Our Mission

Promote intercultural understanding among children in Sri Lanka through trilingual narratives


My Best Friend Next Door

Raju and Thilini are new neighbours. Their friendship will be colorful just like the kolam designs. Can you guess their new favourite sweet ?

Dishani Senarathne

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පාළු මකන මගේ යාළු

රාජු සහ තිළිණිගේ මිතුරුකම වර්ණවත් කෝළම් රටාවක් වැනිය. ඔවුන් දෙදෙනා අතරින් ලඩ්ඩු වලට කැමති කවුද? වැලි තලප කෑමට කැමති කවුද?

දේශානී සේනාරත්න

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எனது அயல் வீட்டு உயிர் நண்பன

நான் எனது பெரியதும் வலுவானதுமான நன்றியை, இலங்கைக்கும் மாலைதீவிற்க்குமான அமெரிக்க தூதரகத்துக்கும,; பெரியதும் வலுவானதுமான, றுசவைiபெ னுழஎநள திட்டத்தின் ~வி;சேடசெயற் திட்டத்தின்| ஊடாக எழுதுவதற்கு நிதியுதவி செய்ததற்காகவும,; இலங்கை சர்வோதய நிறுவனத்திற்கு திட்டத்தை நிர்வகித்ததற்கும,; நன்றியை தெரிவித்து கொள்கிறேன்.

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