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Visit of CAFOD delegation

A two-member delegation of CAFOD-UK, comprising Ms Mary Lucas, Program Manager-Sri Lanka & Middle East and Ms Victoria Jones, Desk Officer visited Sri Lanka in the latter part of June 2016.

During their visit, they held discussions with Rev Fr George Sigamoney, former National Director of Caritas Sri Lanka and Rev Fr Shanthi Kumar Weliwita, the new National Director, as well as with Program Officers of SEDEC.

In Trincomalee Diocese, the delegates met with Rev Fr G. Nithidasan, Director of Caritas EHED and his team of officers implementing the CAFOD-funded project to "Empower communities, especially women, with capacity building and livelihood development". They visited the villages of Sambukali and Kadatkaraichchenai in Mutur DS Division and met with members of the Women Rural Development Societies (WRDS) of the area who are the main beneficiaries of the Caritas project.