Caritas Builds Houses in Trincomalee

Caritas Sri Lanka handed over 44 newly built houses to the families in Neelakerny Village on 23rd October 2017 with the funding support of Caritas Swiss. Neelakerny, a village in Muthur Divisional Secretariat was hit by two calamities over the past decade. In 2004 the Tsunami hit this area, and thereafter in 2006 when conflict

Bhavani’s New Home

Ms. Bhavani has a sister and two brothers, one of whom is a mason while her younger brother is a good electrical wiring technician. The family lost their parents during the Tsunami disaster of December 2004 and was looked after by relatives for a short period until a benevolent Catholic sister, Sr. Arul took them

Mary’s Journey Through Reconciliation

I am Mary Anitta, 27 year old living with my parents. I have two younger sisters and a brother displaced from due to the war. We lost everything including my secondary education. When I return to Maniyamthoodam after the war, there was nothing left. With the little support given by the Government and NGOs, we

Kanthi’s Family Reunion

On 16th February 2017, Marial Kanthi migrated to Kuwait to work as a housemaid. When she migrated her daughter was 3 years old. Till 1995 he had regular contact with the family in Sri Lanka, however after that there was no communication at all. Marial Kanthi’s husband, Edward approached Caritas Colombo-Seth Sarana and requested to

Ranjani’s Organic Home Garden

My name is Ranjani Gunawardana and a mother of two. In 2014 Caritas Anuradhapura-Sethsaviya came to our village and formed a SHG. I came to know that Sethsaviya was educating the locals to cultivate their home gardens without using poisonous agro-chemicals. However by then I was not a member and simply staying at home, as