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D B L C Official Visit – 2017

The Director of the D B L C Project Mr.Peter Van Hoof and finance auditor Mr.Christin Wouters were in Sri Lanka  on an official   visit from 1st July to the 4th of July.  During their visit they had  discussions with Rt.Rev.Dr.Vianney Fernando, the Bishop of kandy  the Chairman Caritas SEDEC and the  Caritas Kandy Setik Director Rev.Fr.Desmond Perera. They were very much interested in visiting  the fields where DBLC  is  working  and we too was honored by having them with us.

 

Relief to the Floods victims at Galle District

Our Organization Caritas Kandy SETIK along with some of the Parishes in the diocese of Kandy, contributed immensely to the victims affected by the landslides and floods in the district of Galle. Rev. Fr. Desmond Perera- the Director of SETIK and the staff handed over the relief goods to the Director of the Caritas SED GALLE

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Self-Employment Programme for Women Empowerment

The women’s societies ‘Samagi’ of Mahaiyawa and ‘Siriliya’ of Welikanda obtain their services from the ‘Micro Finance Project’ of the Caritas SETIK Organization. Accordingly these two societies have obtained micro finance loans to be distributed among the members to commence their self-employment.

Now, these members successfully engage in their employment and earn a good income. This has become a strength to their societies too. Now, these members display their characteristics of leadership and sustainability A Micro Finance loans of Rs.60,000/= each was given to these societies with the patronage of  Rev. Father Director of SETIK.

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Poson Full Moon Day Flower Dhansala (Almsgiving)

A flower Dhansala was held at the historical Aluviharaya Rajamaha Viharaya in Matale, which was jointly organized by the peace committees of Thembilideniya, Bellanoya, Welangahawatta & Kandenuwara. On this occasion flowers were distributed among the devotees for offering. This event was co-ordinated by the SETIK staff and organized by these peace committees.

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Relief to the Floods victims at Ratnapura District

Our Organization Caritas Kandy SETIK along with some of the Parishes in the diocese of Kandy, contributed immensely to the victims affected by the landslides and floods in the district of Rathnapura. Rev. Fr. Desmond Perera- the Director of SETIK and the staff handed over the relief goods to the Director of the Caritas SETHMINI (Ratnapura).

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The Inter National Women’s day

The Inter National Women’s day organized by the Setik organization –Kandy, was celebrated at the Fruithil Tamil Vidyalaya in Strathon estate on the 18th March 2017, under the theme of “Let us fight for the rights of the plantation women.

This programme was commenced with the street drama depicting the slavery of the plantation women and their rights

Mrs. Mohanarani, Child Development officer attached to Ambagamuwa divisional secretariat of Ambagamuwa and the women leaders who had served over four years under the G.G.H Project were honoured at this programme, which was attended by 153 women.

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