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Visit by Caritas Australia delegate

Mr Michael Peyra, Programme Coordinator of Caritas Australia visited Sri Lanka from 20th -25th August 2015 during which period he participated in an event held at SEDEC Auditorium to mark the Post-War Healing Mission of the Church as well as visiting the Jaffna Diocese to review the progress of housing projects supported by Caritas Australia.

In Kilinochchi District, 27 houses had been completed in the village of Udayanagar and 9 houses repaired in Unionkulam, while in Jaffna District 14 houses are being built in Vasanthapuram, Columbuthurai.

During his stay in Sri Lanka, Mr Peyra also held discussions with the National Director of Caritas Sri Lanka, Rev Fr George Sigamoney and the Director of Caritas Jaffna HUDEC, Rev Fr A J Yavis while also  taking time to meet several housing beneficiary families in the project areas.