Integral Human Development

A little Relief to Pakistani Refugees at Pasyala Mosque

After the 21st of April, Easter Sunday bombing, everyone living in Sri Lankan were faced with a number of difficulties and challenges.  Especially for those who live in the peripheries or in vulnerable conditions, the ordinary living experience became something which they never thought of. For the refugees and asylum seekers who are based in

Refresher Training for Safe Labour Migration Coordinators

Caritas Sri Lanka organized a refresher training for the Diocesan Centre (DC) coordinators of the Safe Labour Migration Project on 13th and 14th of June in Colombo at the SEDEC premises.  Six coordinators representing the Dioceses of Badulla, Chilaw, Colombo, Galle, Kandy and Kurunegala participated in the workshop to share their grass root level experiences.

Programme Review Meeting for Civic Dialogue Programme Officers

The Civic Dialogue and Cross Community Development Programme is a 3 year project implementation with the objective of establishing and strengthening 20 Community Base Organizations in 4 Dioceses of Anuradhapura, Badulla, Mannar and Vanni to form them into district level federations. At this final stage the CBO members are expected to spearhead many locally led

Data Analysis Workshop: Learning from the Experiences of Women Migrant Workers

The Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW) in Bangkok, Thailand organized a workshop on Data Analysis and Learning from the Experiences of Women Migrant Workers in Kathmandu, Nepal. Three of the Caritas Sri Lanka officers, Mr.Theivendirarajah Kanagarantnam,, Senior Programme Manager, Mr. Samantha Pathirathana, Chairman, PASS Asia (Pvt) Ltd, Ms. Chathurani N. Hettiarachchi, Safe Labour

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

Visit of Caritas Trento Representative at SEDEC

Mr. Said Bazeghi, International Program Incharge, Caritas Trento, Italy visited SEDEC on 4th of June 2018. He was accompanied by Mr. Beppe Pedron, South Asia Regional Coordinator for Caritas Italiana. Caritas Trento is a diocesan Caritas Organization in Italy, which will partly fund an environmental project in Sri Lanka with the objective of creating healthy

Motivational Programme for Aquinas Staff

Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC conducted a motivational programme for the staff of the Aquinas college of Higher Studies last week, on 5th January 2018 at the SEDEC Auditorium, in Colombo. A group of 74 lecturers took part in a half a day session which saw fruitful discussion and interactions. The team of well experienced senior staff, comprised