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Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC Heartfelt Condolence

Rev. Sr. Mary Angela has worked at Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC from 1980s to 1995. She had been a wonderful character who had inspired many during her time at SEDEC. Especially her enthusiastic work forming the famous Women’s Desk at Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC made the organization a professional and a profound humanitarian organization in the Sri

CIMS TOT Workshop for Diocesan Coordinators

Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC organized a TOT workshop to enhance the knowledge of the Diocesan Staff on the Caritas Internationalis Management Standards and their application. The workshop will continue for 4-days from 23rd to 26th  at the SEDEC Auditorium. There are two programmes designed for the Tamil and Sinhala speaking DC Coordinators from all

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,

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