Project Vision To adopt a self sustaining integrated rural community development model based on lifelong learning pertaining to the agriculture through open and distance learning mode. Project Mission The overall goal of the pilot scale L3F project of the OUSL is to ensure livelihood improvement of the selected farming community which is involved in ginger and turmeric cultivation in Wathurakumbura village (Kandy District) by knowledge empowerment through Open and Distance Learning methods. Project Goals To facilitate a process and system of “Life Long Learning” in rural communities leading to knowledge empowerment, particularly among women and other poor sections of the community. To facilitate the translation of such knowledge empowerment into livelihood security. To utilize the modern Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for facilitating such a process.