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

Caritas Sri Lanka and Kansarmen SL Foundation signed an MOU on water and sanitation.

Caritas Sri Lanka 12th January

Caritas Sri Lanka and Kansarmen SL Foundation signed an MOU today to implement project related to water and sanitation. Representing Caritas Sri Lanka, Fr. Mahendra Gunatilleke , National Director and Mr.Chaminda Fernando Pulle, Director, Kansarmen SL Foundation signed the MOU. Under this initiative, both the organizations will work in partnership to implement projects in selected...

Virtual Awareness Session on the New Constitution of Sri Lanka

Caritas Sri Lanka 16th December

A Study session was conducted by Caritas Sri Lanka on creating awareness on the new constitution of Sri Lanka in Sinhala medium on a virtual platform. It was organized by the Social Justice and Sustainable Peace unit on 18th November 2020 from 9.30 a.m.to 11.45 a.m. This session was organized mainly to create awareness and...

Caritas Sri Lanka marks World Food Day 16th October 2020

Caritas Sri Lanka 19th October

Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together. The UN World Food Day is celebrated on the 16th of October every year.  Since 2013 Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC and its network of 13 Diocesan Centres (DCs) have been working to ensure food security to poor subsistence farmers in Sri Lanka. This was done in Caritas DCs of Anuradhapura,...

Caritas Sri Lanka Youth Program
Caritas Youth programme

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