Safe Migration

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

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).

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

Capacity Building Programme for the Diocesan Safe Migration Officers

The Migration Unit of Caritas Sri Lanka- SEDEC organized a capacity building programme for the Safe Migration Programme Officers on 16th and 17th January 2018 at the SEDEC premises. Safe Migration Project officers representing all the 13 Diocesan Centres participated in the two-day workshop held in Tamil and Sinhala mediums. This was held under the Swiss Development

World Migrants’ Day Holy Mass

Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC celebrated a special Holy Mass to commemorate the 104 th World Migrant’s Day on 15 th of January 2018 under the theme, “Welcoming, Protecting, Promoting and Integrating Migrants and Refugees’’. According to the message of the Holy Father, in reference to the migrants and refugees, His Holiness asks every human

Kanthi’s Family Reunion

On 16th February 2017, Marial Kanthi migrated to Kuwait to work as a housemaid. When she migrated her daughter was 3 years old. Till 1995 he had regular contact with the family in Sri Lanka, however after that there was no communication at all. Marial Kanthi’s husband, Edward approached Caritas Colombo-Seth Sarana and requested to