Eco-Friendly Volunteers (Eco-V) – Sri Lanka
ECO-V is a non-profitable voluntary organization established in 2001, engaged in environmental conservation in Sri Lanka. ECO-V has a network of 400 volunteers throughout Sri Lanka who contribute to research and community work to support conservation of the environment. They are always looking for local and international volunteers.
ECO-V started in 2001 with foster patronage of Whitley Fund for Nature UK (WFN) in 2001. Today it sustains on other specific project funding and its income generating programmes. Our team consist of young volunteers from diverse academic and professional backgrounds such as ornithology, environment conservation, ecology, floriculture, medical sciences, law, banking and marketing.
Kanchana is the president of ECO-V who leads its team and volunteers on its mission. She has been in the conservation field for more than 20 years locally and internationally. She is supported by a small team in the office to administer and monitor the projects.
ECO-V has a network of 400 volunteers throughout Sri Lanka who have dedicated themselves to conservation of the environment. They contribute to the projects whenever their support is needed.