To make the world a better place for all organisms to live in.
To advocate environmental sustainability by leading younger generations towards conservation,
based on principles of Buddhist philosophy. ECO-V also promotes traditional values of conservation
among younger generations while enhancing awareness of fauna and flora native to the island,
conducting research on environmental conservation and popularizing eco-friendly products
with the aim of creating an environmental friendly person and, ultimately, society.
Who We Are
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.