Food Security

Visit of Ms. Martha Rubiano Secretary General of Caritas Norway.

Ms. Martha Rubiano, Secretary-General of Caritas Norway visited places of Easter Sunday terror attack including  St. Anthony’s Shrine at Kochikade in Colombo and St.Sebestian’s  Church at Katuwapitiya in Negombo on Friday 16th August 2019 and met victims of the Easter Sunday attack.  Rev. Fr. Jude Raj Fernando the administrator of St. Anthony’s Shrine and Rev. Fr.

Biannual Review meeting of Food security program

Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC carried out a Biannual Review meeting of Food Security program on 18th and 19th of July 2019 at the SEDEC Auditorium. “Addressing Causes for Poverty and Ensuring Food Security for Farming Communities”  is a Caritas Norway / NORAD funded agricultural supportive program which is being implemented through our Diocesan network,

Training on Nutrition for Mothers of Pre-School Children

Nutrition is an element that we tend to bypass even though everyone knows about the importance and impacts of it. As our consumptions patterns have changed drastically over the years due to various influences, many old and young in Sri Lanka continue to face numerous physical, mental and social challenges such as deficiencies or excesses

Training on Pond Fish Culture

Under the “Addressing Causes for Poverty and Ensuring Food Security for Farming Communities” project funded by Caritas Norway and NORAD, training on pond fish culture was held in Kalawewa, Anuradhapura at NIFATI – National Inland Fisheries & Aquaculture Training Institute with the primary objective of alleviating malnutrition among the farming families. A group of 35

World Food Day Commemoration in Kurunegala

For the 3rd consecutive year, Caritas Kurunegala – Janasetha organized an event to commemorate this year’s World Food Day. Under the flagship programme on sustainable agriculture, titled “Substantiation of Community Institutions for Sustainable Agriculture to Ensure Food Security”, a commemoration event was held on 30th October 2017. A group of about 200 project beneficiaries participated

World Food Day Commemoration in Batticaloa

Caritas Batticaloa- EHED organized this year’s World Food Day commemoration for the 4th consecutive year on 19th of October 2017 with the participation of religious leaders, government officers, farmers, members of the Caritas staff and a large number of invitees. In total, more than 450 farmers from the districts of Ampara and Batticaloa took part

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