Launch of a Baseline Study on Lost Childhoods in War

    Addressing early marriage as a Human Rights violation in war affected districts in Sri Lanka. On 22nd February, 2019 at Lavender Room, BMICH.  Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC was represented by Rev. Fr. Mahendra Gunatilleke & Upatissa Tennakoon Child marriage in war-affected districts in Sri Lanka has never been documented systematically in order to have baseline

Programmes focusing on children under Caritas Sri Lanka’s Priority 1: Promote life with dignity for all

Strengthening of Special Needs Children and Their Families in Mannar & Vanni in Sri Lanka supported by Kindermission, Germany:  A total 95  special needs children are helped under this project.  In Mannar district there are  03 children from one family related to disability who are supported. The groups that were formed consisting of the parents

CRS Fundraising Workshop

 Catholic Relief Services (CRS) conducted a fundraising workshop in Mannar from 4th to 6th  February 2019 for the staff members of the Centre for Disabled (CFD) and for Caritas Mannar – Valvuthayam. The objective of the workshop was to motivate and assist the staff to seek new innovative strategies in fundraising and strengthen the present

Celebrating 20 Years of Service to the Differently abled

Centre for Disabled (CFD) in Mannar celebrated its 20th Anniversary recently. The Centre was established in 1999 to cater to the needs of the differently abled individuals who were mostly affected by the humanitarian operations across the country. Catholic Relief Services has been funding the CFD in Mannar for the last 9-year period and the