Unleash the Potential with Our Tools. Step into the realm of possibilities as we present our meticulously crafted suite of tools designed to amplify your capabilities. From cutting-edge data scraping and information extraction to groundbreaking AI-driven solutions, our arsenal is at your disposal.

Aug 03, 2023
Salt Water Pilgrims - Migration Visual Novel

Team Watchdog brings you "Salt Water Pilgrims", an interactive visual story bringing to life the hard choices, heart breaking circumstances, and life threatening journeys faced by Sri Lankan migrants. Step into the shoes of Jeevan, Kavindi, Ruban and Suresh, and see how long you can survive as you look for a home away from home, if you ever do.

May 11, 2023
#AskWatchdog AI

Meet WatchDog AI, Sri Lanka's own search engine powered by large language models. While it might not have all the answers, WatchDog AI helps you find the sources you need to quench your thirst for knowledge. We would usually say "ask your burning questions", but it can accommodate your ambitious ones too!

Mar 01, 2023
Inflation Tracker

A fluctuating economy means that the cost of living keeps changing. At Watchdog, we decided to put together long-term data on one of our most basic requirements: food.

Dec 25, 2022
Lanka Kitchen

Watchdog Foodbank project is an effort to help community kitchens, ration support groups, and other mutual aid organizations run their operations more smoothly and garner support from their communities during this time of crisis.

Dec 15, 2022
Watchdog Databank

Our public institutions are horrible at data management. This is a fact known to most researchers, students, and journalists. If you browse through government websites for long enough, you can find a plethora of data. But the problem lies with how it is organized, so we are building a collaborative platform to create and collect key datasets.

Nov 30, 2022
Watchdog Private Transport Ownership Tool

An interactive app to help you find out how long it would take you to own your dream car in Sri Lanka and where you stand in comparison to a fellow citizen.

Apr 15, 2022
Watchdog Protest Tracker

We've been tracking all reported #GoHomeGota protests, and how the movement grew across the country. And we made this hella cool, interactive heat map with it.