A Sri Lankan e-learning initiative for rural students is seeking corporate sector support to expand and cover computer centres around the island. The Shilpa Sayura project initiated by eFusion is a learning for rural schools do not have the necessary number of teachers and resources to continue studies.
E-Fusion was the first in bringing Sinhala language Unicode script into the world wide web through its Kaputa.com website. Now, e-Fusion is planning to expand the learning system to 400 locations. The company has now increased the range of subjects to 11, covering information communication technology, media, English and Tamil, according to the demands of students. The project runs in collaboration with ICTA and children in rural communities have the opportunity of accessing the e-learning system through the Nenasala computer telecenters set up by the ICTA.