The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation

Awardees who worked in Sri Lanka

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Rutnam, Mary

 HIGHLIGHTS In 1896, MARY H. RUTNAM left the country of her birth to serve a people of a different race, creed and custom. For 62 years she applied her heart, mind and her medical knowledge with sights and understanding to the problems of the Ceylonese people. Her greatest contribution has been the introduction into Ceylon […]

Shanmugam, Gethsie

A Sri Lankan teacher who used empathy and compassion in rebuilding war-scarred and disaster-stricken lives through impassioned psychosocial support