About US

'Otthulaippu' was formally launched in UK in 2014. Otthulaippu means collaboration / cooperation / working together in Tamil Language. We support already established non-government, government organisations & academic institutions in Sri Lanka by coaching their employees & communities to motivate and develop their skills to enhance productivity.

We also conduct awareness sessions of current socially hot topics and issues faced by our communities including violence against women & girls, mental health, health & well-being, social-media misuse etc.

We continue to evolve with our work with the communities as the needs take us ………


Empowerment of communities impacted by the civil war in Sri Lanka through socio economic development & leadership


Collaboration of organisations & individuals working together with social responsibility to empower and develop individuals to create a sustainable, self-sufficient and values based society

Core Values

We are a non-political organisation and have no connection with any organisation past or present. Our work in Sri Lanka covers the whole country where ever we find the need most Our work is entirely humanitarian with no distinction in class, caste, religion or race. We follow the Gandhian principles of


UNRCO, Jaffna Workshop for UN Field Team Post-workshops report - February 2024

Scope & coverage

Chundikuli Girls’ College, Jaffna Workshop for A/L Batch Year 2025 Post-workshops report - February 2024

Scope & coverage

SOS Children’s Home, Jaffna Workshops for Care Givers & Children Post-workshops report - February 2024

Scope & coverage

Motivational Workshop for SOS Jaffna Care Givers

University of Jaffna Capacity / Skills Development Programmes for Employees Post-workshops report - February 2024

Management Assistants

Scope & Coverage

University of Jaffna Students’ Champions Workshops Post-workshops report - January / February 2024 – Phase 1 & 2

Scope & Coverage

Topics covered in Phase 1 - 1 Day

  1. Attitude towards a student’s life – education & behaviour
    How to build the character with the help of education?
  2. Motivation towards the importance of education
    Questions to assist with brainstorming to come-up with ideas for speeches at the end of this activity.
    1. What do you want to achieve academically
    2. What behaviour are you trying to change?
    3. What level of commitment do you have to accomplish this behavioural change?
  3. Team compatibility - self-motivation through team work and learn to respect each other’s views
  4. Career Guidance

Topics covered in Phase 2 – February 2024– 3.5 Days

  1. Recap of Phase 1
  2. Personality development
  3. Developing the right attitude
  4. Self-awareness
  5. Motivation and Goal setting
  6. Communication skills (Part – A)
  7. Presentation skills – based on the social topics
  8. Communication skills – Digitalisation
  9. Social awareness – raising awareness of the topics which are impacting the society as a whole
  10. Career Guidance – as Champion

  1. Computer Science Final Year Students - Interview skills & Preparation Programme

Game Changer: Career Guidance Programme for Schools in Northern Province through effective and smart engagement of all parties involved

University of Jaffna - Students’ Champions Skills Development Workshops

General - Capacity building workshops and awareness sessions for communities as follows

Empowering Women Workshops – 2016

Creating Social Awareness Programme amongst school teachers & children – 2016

Community Advocacy Work

TAMIL COMMUNITY CENTRE & OTTHULAIPPU Collaborating together in East London for DROP-IN sessions

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