Ashoka Fellow
Sri Lanka
Fellow Since 2005
    This description of Ajantha Perera's work was prepared when Ajantha Perera was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2005.
    Ajantha Perera is working to make recycling the management strategy for solid waste in Sri Lanka. Through her enterprise, Sri Lanka is changing its solid waste practices for the betterment of the environment, economy, public health and overall conditions of the garbage workers who spend their days sifting through the nation’s rubbish.
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