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

Aron Halfen from Caritas Norway Visited Caritas’ Food Security Program

Caritas Sri Lanka 24th November

Mr. Aron Halfen, Senior Advisor, Caritas Norway visited the Food Security program field locations in Chilaw, Mannar, Jaffna, Vanni and Kandy on 17th to 22nd November 2021 accompanied by the Rev. Father Mahendra Gunatilleke, National Director, Mr. Priyantha Fernando, Program Manager, Mrs. Nilani Tissera, National Program Coordinator, and Mr. Nishanth, Regional Coordinator (North & East) from Caritas...

Origami and STEAM workshops as a means of Fun and Education during Pandemic Initiative from Caritas Sri Lanka

Caritas Sri Lanka 22nd October

With the onset of the pandemic, the education of children has faced with numerous difficulties. According to the global statistics and reports from UNESCO, the closure and clock down situations have badly affected the usual education pattern of children, prompting many disadvantaged and vulnerable children to move away from the formal school education system. Further...

Caritas Sri Lanka Network Commemorates WORLD FOOD DAY – 16 October 2021

Caritas Sri Lanka 15th October

“OUR ACTIONS ARE OUR FUTURE ”Better production, better nutrition, a better environment and a better life”  World Food Day was created by the UN in 1979, recognizing food as not a privilege but a right. It’s a day to draw attention to the hungry and the undernourished, and to ensure healthy diets for all. Caritas...

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