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dammi holbourne

Agent: n.a.
montamise, France

Email: dammi.holbourne@hotmail.com

Home page: self creations

: skype

Date and place of birth:19 October 1954, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Nationality:Sri Lankan Married.Mother tongue Sinhala; fluent in English and Bengali; intermediate French; knowledge of Arabic.Languages-Sinhala,English,Bengali,French&Arabic.
Education

2002 British Council Dhaka Cambridge University/Royal Society of Arts
Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA)
1974-1976 Cooperative Training
College Colombo Certificate in Cooperative Management
1972-1974 Stafford College Colombo O level English Language, Literature,
Sinhala, Buddhism, Maths, Geography, History, Hygiene

Employment

2000-2003 Japanes International School, Dhaka, Bangladesh
English Teacher
Planning and teaching English classes at all levels; advising the Head of
English on development of English language resources; upgrading English language skills of japanese teaching staff.

1998-1999 American International School of Lesotho
Administrative Assistant

1996-1998 Les Ors Resort, Charente Maritime, France
Owner/Manager

1993-1994 Free-lance Designer
Designed tiles for export to USA and Europe

1985-1987 International Union for Child Welfare
Coordinator, Handicraft Programme in Bangladesh
Identified producers, organised and trained cooperatives, product development, managed loan scheme, export marketing, community development.

1984-1985 Voluntary Service Overseas
Welfare Officer, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Orientation of volunteers; managed guest house; volunteer welfare.

1983-84 Norwegian Embassy, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Visa Assistant
Interviewed visa applicants; issued duty exemption certificates.

1982-1983 International Catholic Migration Committee, Geneva
English Teacher
Teaching English in Sudan to Ethiopian refugees accepted for resettlement in the USA

1980-1982 United Nations High Commission for Refugees
Counsellor
Interviewing refugees; selecting and mobilising candidates for scholarships, resettlement, and repatriation.

1979-1980 World Food Programme
Volunteer
Identification and referral of Ethiopian refugees arriving in Sudan

1977-1979 Voluntary Service Overseas
Welfare Officer, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Orientation of volunteers; managed guest house; volunteer welfare.

1976-1977 Colombo Cooperative Society, Sri Lanka
Management Trainee

Interests: I need to understand if I am writing my books in a that it would be popular. I need your views and advice.

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: No