Thou shalt not!

Posted Avatar Darshatha Gamage , Undergraduate, Rotaractor, VOY Climate and Environment Blogging Intern

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Darshatha Gamage
Member since March 1, 2017
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I am a morning person. It is a rare breed in my part of the world. Yet, I feel stronger and more empowered in the mornings. It allows me to brush aside the sad realities of yesterday. It gives me the ability to move on with a fresh thought. It provides the freedom for me to see the best in the world.Today, something did not feel right. The morning did not have its freshness. Despite this strange feeling, I was not prepared for what was about come. I had a casual run through my Facebook feed and...


Learning for Tomorrow

Posted Avatar Darshatha Gamage , Undergraduate, Rotaractor, VOY Climate and Environment Blogging Intern

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Darshatha Gamage
Member since March 1, 2017
  • 4 Posts
  • Age 23

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever” – Mahatma Gandhi To learn is to add value to life. The value of learning is not in the efforts made for education but rather the efforts made for applications of the learnings in real life. Learnings may come in different ways. It may be through books, it may be through people, it may be from nature. Learning can arise from anything. Yet, in the modern human civilization, the learning process features the strong es...


Water is life

Posted Avatar Darshatha Gamage , Undergraduate, Rotaractor, VOY Climate and Environment Blogging Intern

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Darshatha Gamage
Member since March 1, 2017
  • 4 Posts
  • Age 23

“Amma shall we go now?” the voice of her 12 year old son brought Kamalawathi back to the real world. She was gazing into what used to be the “Monerathenna” tank. Since her childhood, this small tank powered the lives of the people in her village. Sewanagala, a small town located in the dry zone of Sri Lanka, is constantly known for its battles with water. Nevertheless, Monerathenna ensured that they had enough water for two seasons of paddy harvest and for the daily activit...


To be the Wild Buffalo

Posted Avatar Darshatha Gamage , Undergraduate, Rotaractor, VOY Climate and Environment Blogging Intern

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Darshatha Gamage
Member since March 1, 2017
  • 4 Posts
  • Age 23

The dim rays of light slowly, but steadily, outcasted the darkness of the night. The patterns painted on the heavenly skies were a resemblance of the grandeur of the mighty sun. I stood simply on the edge of the “Heenwewa” reservoir awed by the beauty of Mother Nature. On the far end of the reservoir was “Vidura”, the young tusker dipping in for his morning cup of water. I sat on the natural stone bench that lay off the water. The air was so fresh it smelled like air...


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