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Project Orientation on Emotional Literacy School.

Project Orientation to Diocesan Coordinators was held at National Centre on 04th July 2019. Specific objectives: ⦁ To increase emotional literacy and resilience among school students at risk of suicidal behaviours. ⦁ To increase students’ soft skills for a healthier emotional and mental health. ⦁ To enhance teachers’ emotional competencies and constructive vigilance among students.

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

Panel Discussion on the Current Crisis

Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC (CSL) has organized a series of panel discussion to create awareness on the present social political and religious atmosphere prevailing in the country. The first of its kind programme will be telecast on VERBUM television on 4th Saturday and 5th Sunday of May at 8.00 p.m. CSL plans to organize 10

Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC Family Commemorates the victims of Easter Sunday bomb attacks

The Caritas Sri Lanka (CSL) played a pivotal role in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday bomb blasts that devastated the island nation of Sri Lanka by joining hands and concentrating on the immediate requisites of the victims in close liaison with the government authorities as well as with the international and national voluntary organizations

Easter Sunday Disaster in Sri Lanka

The island nation which enjoyed a peaceful atmosphere and living for nearly a decade  faced with one of the deadliest terrorist attacks on 21st of April 2019. Unfortunately this incident took place on the Easter Sunday targeting a large number of Catholics, Christians who were attending the Easter Sunday Masses and foreigners who were having the

Caritas Pakistan visit SEDEC

A six member staff from Caritas Pakistan arrived in Sri Lanka on 8th April 2019 on a 6 day exposure and exchange visit. They wish to learn from the project activities of Caritas Sri Lanka and at the same time share their own experiences of projects being implemented in Pakistan. On the 8th of April