Human dignity for all
The communities we serve are empowered to enjoy greater inclusivity, freedom, rights; access to basic needs & be responsible for decisions that affect them.
Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC is the social arm of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Sri Lanka and is affiliated to Caritas Internationalis, a confederation of 162 Catholic relief, development, and social service organizations present in 200 countries and territories.
Our national centre is located in the Archdiocese of Colombo, Sri Lanka’s capital city. Our vision is radiated to the far corners of the island through 13 Diocesan Centres. Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC is also the national secretariat of the National Catholic Commission for Justice Peace and Human Development.
Latest happenings from Caritas network around the country
Under the series of programmes covering all the 13 Dioceses, Caritas Kurunegala – Janasetha Centre organized an awareness programme on the new electoral system on 25th January 2018 at the Janasetha Centre. A large number of CBO members from the Diocese of Anuradhapura, Kandy, Chilaw, and Kurunegala participated in the half-day session. This is the third...
The Migration Unit of Caritas Sri Lanka- SEDEC organized a capacity building programme for the Safe Migration Programme Officers on 16th and 17th January 2018 at the SEDEC premises. Safe Migration Project officers representing all the 13 Diocesan Centres participated in the two-day workshop held in Tamil and Sinhala mediums. This was held under the Swiss Development...
Caritas Asia Regional Workshop on Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation on Safe Migration & Anti-human Trafficking got underway in Colombo on January 29, 2018 at the Renuka City Hotel. The 3 day workshop which brought together nearly 30 participants from 16 Caritas National Member Organizations and representatives from Global Good Shepherds, Good Shepherds International, is hosted...
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