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  • CAFOD DELEGATE VISITS SRI LANKA
    Created: Monday, 05 August 2013 08:49
    Ms. Nadege Deseure, Project Officer for Water, Sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programmes in CAFOD – UK visited Sri Lanka this week to assess the present status of the “Gender and Water “Project implemented by Caritas Sri Lanka in the dioceses of K...


  • CAPACITY BUILDING FOR MIGRANT RETURNEES
    Created: Monday, 05 August 2013 08:44
    Two  programems on advocacy and lobbying were held recently for groups of migrant returnees in Kandy and Kurunegala. ...


  • Upcoming Events - August 2013
    Created: Thursday, 01 August 2013 00:00
    1st August      -           Orientation Programme on Healing and Reconciliation for Diocesan Coordinators representing 13 Diocesan Centres. Venue – SEDEC Auditorium 6th August...


  • CARITAS HOUSING PROGRAMME IN THE NORTH
    Created: Thursday, 25 July 2013 21:09
    A total of 43 core houses built for resettle families in the North were recently handed over to the beneficiaries in Chempianpattu, Maruthankerni (20 houses on 10th July) and Palaiveemankamam, Tellipalai (23 Houses on 11th July ) under the patronage of...


  • TRAINING ON COMMUNITY SECURITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS
    Created: Monday, 22 July 2013 14:13
    A 2 – Day Training of Trainers (TOT) Programme on Community  Security and Human Rights was held in SEDEC on 26th and 27th June, facilitated by Mr. S.G. Punchihewa, Attorney-at-law. ...


  • TRAINING OF TRAINERS (TOT) PROGRAMME ON GENDER AWARENESS
    Created: Monday, 22 July 2013 14:10
    Two-day TOT Workshop on Gender Awareness were held in SEDEC on 29th and 28th May (in Tamil language ) and 29th and 30th May (in Sinhala language) for a total of 56 participants from the dioceses of Kandy, Kurunegala, Anuradhapura, Batticaloa, Trincomalee ...


  • CAPACITY BUILDING ON ADVOCACY AND LOBBYING
    Created: Saturday, 13 July 2013 01:02
    Two training programmes on Advocacy  and Lobbying for Migrant Returnee groups were held recently in Trincomalee and Galle. ...


  • CARITAS HELPS FISHER FOLK AFFECTED BY CYCLONIC WEATHER
    Created: Saturday, 13 July 2013 00:59
    Sixteen fishing families who had lost their breadwinners during the recent cyclonic winds and monsoonal rains that lashed the coastal areas received financial assistance from Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC on 8th July. ...


  • CARITAS AUSTRALIA DELEGATE VISITS SRI LANKA
    Created: Wednesday, 10 July 2013 20:57
    Mr. Michael Peyra, Programme Officer of Caritas Australia visited Sri Lanka from 27th May – 7th June. During his visit he held discussions with Rev.Fr. George Sigamoney, National Director of Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC and with the programme Officers...


  • STUDY OF HUMAN DIGNITY BASED ON RELIGIOUS TEACHINGS
    Created: Sunday, 07 July 2013 22:22
    A series of  the  Workshops were held recently in Kandy, Jaffna and Vanni with the objective of promoting a culture of respect for human dignity and inspiring people to take responsibility for each other in society. ...


  • VISIT OF IFES CONSULTANT
    Created: Friday, 05 July 2013 22:20
    Ms. Miriam Young, Consultant for International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) visited Sri Lanka recently and held discussions with Caritas Sri Lanka about supporting our programmes aimed at strengthening Good governance and democracy in the co...


  • CAFOD DELEGATE VISITS SRI LANKA
    Created: Sunday, 30 June 2013 11:46
    Mr. Oliver Behn, Regional Manager for Asia and Middle East visited Sri Lanka from 10th – 17th June 2013. ...


  • Training in Participatory Rural Assessment (PRA)
    Created: Sunday, 30 June 2013 11:45
    A 3-day residential Capacity Building Program on Participatory Rural Assessment (PRA) and its practical application in designing community grant projects was held at Manresa, Batticaloa from 22nd to 23rd April 2013. ...


  • Fishermen must be free to engage in their livelihood, says Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith
    Created: Sunday, 30 June 2013 11:43
    “We are not opposed to tourism because we know that it will bring benefits to the country’s economy but that does not mean it can be allowed to supersede the interests of the fishing community”, said the Archbishop of Colombo, His Eminence Cardin...


  • Upcoming Events - July 2013
    Created: Sunday, 30 June 2013 00:00
    4th and 5th July      -   Capacity building on Advocacy and Lobbying for Migrant Returnees in Kandy, Badulla and Ratnapura. Venue – Kandy 12th and 13th July -    Capacity building on Safe Migration...


  • CARITAS HELPS FISHER FOLK AFFECTED BY CYCLONIC WEATHER
    Created: Monday, 24 June 2013 19:20
    Thirty four fishing families who had lost their breadwinners during the recent cyclonic winds and monsoonal rains that lashed the coastal areas received financial assistance from Caritas Sri Lanka SEDEC on 17th June. ...


  • Promoting healing and reconciliation
    Created: Monday, 17 June 2013 22:35
    The Cooperative Hall, Kilinochchi was the venue for a gathering of nearly 450 women, men and children from the dioceses of Jaffna, Mannar, Kandy, Badulla, Kurunegala and Anuradhapura who met together for a healing and reconciliation program held on 28t...


  • Stormy weather creates havoc in Sri Lanka
    Created: Friday, 14 June 2013 19:41
    The past few days witnessed cyclonic winds and heavy monsoonal rains in several parts of the country, and the worst affected by the severe weather conditions is the fishing community among whom 42 deaths have so far been reported, with 29 injured and 3...


  • Caritas Luxembourg delegation visits Sri Lanka
    Created: Thursday, 06 June 2013 21:48
    Mr Joe Geisbusch and Ms Corine van Reewuijk of Caritas Luxembourg visited Sri Lanka recently. During their visit, they held discussions with Rev Fr George Sigamoney, National Director of Caritas Sri Lanka and also visited Kurunegala and Vanni Districts...


  • Welcome to new Chairman of SEDEC
    Created: Thursday, 06 June 2013 21:45
    The Chairman of the Catholic National Commission for Justice, Peace and Human Development, Most Rev Dr Vianney Fernando was given a warm welcome at SEDEC on 29th May as he assumed duties in his new role as Chairman of Caritas Sri Lanka. ...