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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.

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Celebrating Progress: Caritas Sri Lanka Advances with Caritas Internationalis Management Standards

Caritas Sri Lanka 25th April

Caritas Sri Lanka has reached a significant milestone in its journey towards organizational excellence. From April 2nd to 5th, 2024, Caritas Sri Lanka underwent an onsite assessment of the Caritas Internationalis Management Standards (CIMS). This assessment, conducted by the assessor, Dr John Arokiaraj, marks a pivotal moment in the organization’s commitment to enhancing its standards...

Capacity Building Training Program on Disaster Risk Reduction and Mitigation Empowers Caritas Sri Lanka Staff

Caritas Sri Lanka 27th March

On March 20th and 21st of 2024 Caritas Sri Lanka, in collaboration with the Disaster Risk Reduction and Mitigation (DRRM) unit, recently concluded a comprehensive training program aimed at enhancing the disaster preparedness and mitigation skills of its staff. Funded by Caritas Asia, the two-day training took place at the Caritas Sri Lanka Auditorium, providing...

Empowering women: International Women’s Day Celebration 2024

Caritas Sri Lanka 26th March

Caritas Sri Lanka hosted an unforgettable celebration in honour of International Women’s Day on March 7, 2024, at the auditorium. This event aimed to recognize and amplify the diverse voices of women from various communities, including those from the plantation community, North and East regions, political activists, and social workers. The atmosphere was filled with...

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