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LENTEN PROGRAMME OF CARITAS SRI LANKA – SEDEC

Three Pillars (Prayer, Fasting and Alms-giving) of Lenten programme is being organized in all the DCs in Sri Lanka according to the theme given by the NC, ‘Live Lent with Love’. This was given with a short prayer, to be recited during the season of Lent. Common Lenten activities in 2019: Prayer: Prayer cards and

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

Finance Workshop

Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC organized a finance workshop recently with the objective of managing the project accounts efficiently in the Caritas network comprised of 13 Diocesan Centres. A group of 50 finance officers from the National Centre (NC) and 13 Diocesan Centres participated in the 1-day training programme held at the SEDEC auditorium in

Safe Labour Migration Partner Exchange Platform (PEP)

The Safe Labour Migration programme of Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC hosted the 7th Partner Exchange Platform meeting recenlty to discuss matters pertaining to the migration services conducted by the partner organizations under the project titled “ Provision of Services to Migrant workers and their Families in Sri Lanka” funded by SDC (Swiss Development Cooperation).

Training on Advocacy and Lobbying

Caritas Sri Lanka in collaboration with Diocesan Caritas Kurunegala – Janasetha organized a training workshop on Advocacy and Lobbying for the lead farmers of the Food Security Programme recently. The one-day event held on 13th March 2019 at the Jansetha Centre was facilitated by Mr. Chintaka Rajapakse, Moderator from the Movement for Land and Agricultural

Caritas Sri Lanka participates in Anti Human Trafficking Workshop in Cambodia

Two representatives from Caritas Sri Lanka Mrs. Beula Fernando and Mr. Freddie Jayawardena were among the participants of the Case Management for Safe Migration and Anti Human Trafficking Workshop held from 25th to 28th February 2019 at Siem Reap, Cambodia. Participants from Caritas member organizations from four South Asian countries and 10 East Asian countries

Caritas Sri Lanka Commemorates Migrants Day

Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC organized the Migrants Day Commemoration recently with the objective of celebrating the years of work carried out by the Social Arm of the Catholic Church for the betterment of the migrants and their families for many generations and decades. Along with the main ceremony a training workshop for the paralegals

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