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Caritas SED Galle is the centre for Catholic Social Economic Development in the Southern Province working in collaboration with Caritas Sri Lanka, a member of Caritas Internationalis network of 162 Catholic Relief Development and Social Service Organizations working together to build a better world.
Caritas SED Galle in collaboration with MOH Hambanthota conducted Medical Camps in four Communities i.e. Army Ela, Dabarella, Sadungama and Thaligala under the Community Empowerment Project funded by the Holy Trinity Foundation, Colombo.
These Clinics also provided preventative tests (e.g. Diabetes, Blood pressure, cholesterol) and are equipped with a basic laboratory station to provide doctors in the field with instant results to guide their diagnosisreferrals and treatment.
More than 1000 men,women and children were treated in the above 04 Mobile Clinics.
A special training programme on Sustainable Agriculture and Home Gardening was held for the members of Farming community in Matara District on 07th October at Kahagala Village in Matara.
Two half a day sessions for Priests and Nuns were held on 17th October 2016 17th October 2016 at Caritas SED Galle Auditorium.
The 1st Session was on the study on “Amoris Laetitia” - The Joy of Love, Apostolic Exhortation on Love in the Family, and the 2nd Session was on Parenting and the Resource Person was Rev. Fr. Cajetan D. Menezez (Director – Family Apostolate – Archdiocese of Mumbai, India). This was one of the activities of the Project for Self Help Groups (SHGs) in Parishes Funded by the Holy Trinity Foundation (HTF), Colombo and implemented by Caritas SED Galle.
The above meeting to discuss and to prepare for the Closing of the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy on Parish and Diocesan levels was held on 11th October at DDN Center at Halpatota, Baddegama.
The Bi Annual Meeting of the Diocesan Commission for Justice, Peace and Human Development in the diocese of Galle was held on 09th June 2016,Caritas SED Galle, under the patronage of his lordship Bishop Raymond Wickramaasinghe, as its Chairman.
The Social Issues in the Southern Province in particular and in the Country at large and the Church's concerns was taken up for discussion...
The Chapel, Board Room & Auditorium at the Caritas SED Galle Center, Galle were renovated and refurbished with the funds made available from Canadian SMA Mission.
Periodical Coordinating Committee Meeting for the Year of Mercy Programme in the diocese of Galle...