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
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) conducted a fundraising workshop in Mannar from 4th to 6th February 2019 for the staff members of the Centre for Disabled (CFD) and for Caritas Mannar – Valvuthayam. The objective of the workshop was to motivate and assist the staff to seek new innovative strategies in fundraising and strengthen the present...
Centre for Disabled (CFD) in Mannar celebrated its 20th Anniversary recently. The Centre was established in 1999 to cater to the needs of the differently abled individuals who were mostly affected by the humanitarian operations across the country. Catholic Relief Services has been funding the CFD in Mannar for the last 9-year period and the...
Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC together with its’ 13 Diocesan Centres has been implementing the project “Creating a conducive environment for Religious Amity” from the year 2015. Under the project 65 interreligious groups have been formed around the country. They actively engage in addressing common social issues in their own localities. Caritas Sri Lanka together with Caritas...
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