In October 2012, Ms. Manique Gunaratne of The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon Network on Disability was judged as the first runner-up in professional excellence at the Diri Jaya awards 2012. This was organized by the Enable the Disabled (E T B). The function was held at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute. The “Daily Financial Times” news paper published one full page article with photographs of the awards ceremony.


Picture descriptions for vision impaired persons:

1 Manique receiving the award

2 Group photograph.

Manique Gunaratne

Executive Committee Member for Advocacy and Lobbying for Rights of Persons with Disabilities – Sri Lanka Foundation for Rehabilitation of the Disabled

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