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Welcome to CARITAS Sri Lanka - SEDEC

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 12 Diocesan Centres. Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC is also the national secretariat of the National Catholic Commission for Justice Peace and Human Development.

Latest News

Latest happenings from Caritas network around the country

SEDEC Conducts Awareness Programme on Solid Waste Management in the Diocese of Badulla

Caritas Sri Lanka 05th December

An awareness programme on Solid Waste Management was conducted by Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC, for all Priest and Religious of the Diocese of Badulla on November 27th, 2017. The three hour session focusing on the Caritas 3R+ Takakura methodology was held at the Bishop’s House ‘Rockhill’ Badulla under the patronage of His Lordship Rt....

Educational Support Programme for Vulnerable Children

Caritas Sri Lanka 22nd November

Caritas Jaffna-HUDEC organized a felicitation ceremony for the students who have excelled in the grade 5 scholarship examination 2017, on 15th of November 2017. Under the Caritas Korea funded project titled ‘Supporting Primary Education for Poor & Vulnerable Children’, HUDEC sponsored 202 poor students from the 12 schools in the Jaffna District. Out of sponsored...

World Food Day Commemoration in Kurunegala

Caritas Sri Lanka 22nd November

For the 3rd consecutive year, Caritas Kurunegala – Janasetha organized an event to commemorate this year’s World Food Day. Under the flagship programme on sustainable agriculture, titled “Substantiation of Community Institutions for Sustainable Agriculture to Ensure Food Security”, a commemoration event was held on 30th October 2017. A group of about 200 project beneficiaries participated...

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