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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 13 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

Awareness programme on the New Electoral System in Caritas Kurunegala – Janasetha Centre

Caritas Sri Lanka 01st February

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...

Capacity Building Programme for the Diocesan Safe Migration Officers

Caritas Sri Lanka 01st February

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 sri lanka-sedec hosts caritas asia workshop on planning, monitoring & evaluation on safe migration & anti-human trafficking

Caritas Sri Lanka 30th January

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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