Under the project intervention supported by Caritas Slovenia, 7 poor and marginalized families in Kurunegala Diocese were given training on Micro Business Planning to start or expand a business activity. This is the third batch of beneficiaries who received support under the project titled “With Work towards a Decent Life-Support for Poor Families”.
A One-day capacity building and training workshop for the Finance Staff of the Caritas National Centre and the Diocesan Centres was held on the 14th February 2017 at the SEDEC auditorium. Six Diocesan Directors and a group of 48 members of finance staff participated in the session.
A 3-day capacity building programme for the Caritas Diocesan Directors, key DC Staff and selected members of the National Centre Staff was held from 6th to 8th February 2017 at the SEDEC auditorium. This is the first of its kind programme, under the series of capacity building initiatives planned for the year, 2017.
A training session on Presentation Skills and PowerPoint Presentation was held at the Caritas Sri Lanka - SEDEC auditorium on 31st of January 2017. The main objective of the session was to enhance and sharpen the presentational skills of the National Centre Staff.
An international forum, under the theme, “Time for Action: Doing rights-based governance of Migration and Development in our Communities and Across Borders” was held for the 9th consecutive year, from 5th to 12 December 2016 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The global forum and its connected events were organized by the Migration Forum Asia (MFA) and by the Government of Bangladesh.
A Training of Trainers (TOT) workshop for the Diocesan Coordinators and Volunteers of all 13 dioceses were held recently at the SEDEC auditorium. The timely intervention and sharing was organized with the objective of enhancing the knowledge of the participants with the essential tools and practices of the Transitional Justice process, that strengthen the peace and reconciliation work that Caritas Sri Lanka promotes.
START is a network of international NGOs based in England, which granted its prestigious membership to Caritas Sri Lanka (CSL) recently and added the logo of the Sri Lankan partner to its official webpage. START is a network comprised of 42 national and international aid agencies from five continents with the sole objective of delivering an effective aid, harnessing the power and knowledge of the network to make faster and better decisions to help people affected by crises.
The Secretary General of Caritas Internationalis, Mr.Michel Roy paid a courtesy call on the National Director of Caritas Sri Lanka, Rev.Fr. Shanthi Kumar Weliwita during his recent visit to Sri Lanka.
The second two-day residential Training Workshop under a Caritas Poland- supported project titled “Family Livelihood Support through Micro Finance Scheme” was held in the Caritas Auditorium on 16th and 17th November 2016. It was attended by 27 participants comprising Diocesan Program Coordinators, Finance Officers and Field Officers representing all 13 Diocesan Centres.
- Afghan Emerging Civil Society Leaders visit SEDEC
- Caritas Japan delegates visit SEDEC
- CRS Asia delegation visits Sri Lanka
- TOT for Safe Migration Officials
- World Food Day commemoration in Batticaloa
- Solar Power For Villages
- Visits By Funding Partners
- Housing for conflict affected female-headed families in North and East
- Caritas Norway delegate visits Sri Lanka
- World Food Day
- Enhancing the Capacity of Plantation Community Leaders
- Training on Advocacy and Lobbying
- Workshops on sustainable agriculture
- Livelihood Support Scheme
- Strengthening Green Gold Harvesters