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Training on sustainable Pond Fish farming for enhancing Food Security and Nutrition

“Fish” contribute significantly to the protein intake of the people of Sri Lanka with 70 percent of the annual protein consumption being derived from fish. According to the statistics, Freshwater fishery contributes about 20% of the total fish production of the country. Aquaculture in Sri Lanka is based on pond fish culture and seasonal village

Pre-Orientation for the Plantation Programme at Mahagastota, Nuwaraeliya

A 2-day pre-orientation programme was held in Mahagastota, Nuwaraeliya on 29 and 30 November 2021 under the new programme designed for the empowerment of the tea plantation communities in Sri Lanka. The programme comes with a 10-year vision and is titled, “Lighting the Lives” – Empowering the Green Gold Harvesters, which is an extension of

We celebrate the anniversary of our confederation

Caritas Internationalis celebrate its 70th Anniversary today, and it has passed seven decades since the constituent assembly of Confederation met in Rome from 12 to 14 December 1951. During the early years there were only 14 caritas members in the confederation while today there are 162 operating in 200 countries and territories. Since its inception,

Case study 1 – Proposed Village Knowledge Centre at Minukkan Village – Mannar

“I was so impressed with this VKC model to render distant services from a single window point to rural masses of remote areas” -Issatheen- Village Focal Point / Key local driver for knowledge service   Issatheen is one of our passionate smallholder farmers and retired government worker from Minukkan Village, – Mannar who has joined

Aron Halfen from Caritas Norway Visited Caritas’ Food Security Program

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

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

“Shaping a New Social Convention towards an Inclusive Community Development in Sri Lanka”

Caritas Sri Lanka in collaboration with its local and international partners has been constantly engaging in work of humanitarian aid to strengthen and empower the less privileged communities of our nation. Especially the partners contribution as funding and capacity building has been brought about better living conditions, improved coexistence and positive appeals within inter-cultural setups

The CSL-SEDEC Building is now open!

The newly constructed CSL-SEDEC Building at the Caritas Sri Lanka compound was blessed and opened on 18th August 2021 by Rt. Rev. Dr. J. Winston S. Fernando S.S.S. President, CBCSL together with Rt. Rev. Dr. Justin B. Gnanapragasam, Chairman of the Commission of Justice, Peace and Human Development and Rt. Rev. Dr. Maxwell G. Silva,