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
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...
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...
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,...
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