Caritas Valvuthayam Mannar is a Catholic Socioeconomic & Community Development Centre of the Diocese of Mannar. It is operating in collaboration with Caritas Sri Lanka SEDEC which is affiliated to the Caritas Internationalis network of 162 Catholic Relief Development and Social Service Organizations. Affiliated to National Secretariat for Justice, Peace & Human Development Commission of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference in Sri Lanka incorporated by an Act of Parliament, No. 17 of 1983.
Center For Disabled
CFD started on 31st January 1999 to serve People with Disabilities over the Mannar district.
Religious harmony prevails at village and diocesan level through understanding and accepting ‘Unity in diversity’ among different religious faith communities by 2020.
Improved food security and Livelihoods of vulnerable households in the rural areas of Sri Lanka.
Replicating the Experience of Integral Human Development Civic Dialogue and Cross community Activities.
Building stronger societies (strengthen civil society and the public sector). Ensuring inclusive quality education for disadvantaged groups.
Vocational Training Institute
Impart working knowledge in Computer skills to youth with gender balance to enhance their Capacity for them to obtain suitable employment.
War affected vulnerable women, children with special needs and youth are given appropriate support to enable them to become more independent and lead meaningful lives.
Healing & Reconciliation
To mobilize and form Vigilant Committees in foal Villages for building Social cohesion, reconciliation and harmony through Peace Forums to resolve identified problems
Educational support to children from vulnerable families by providing them with financial assistance to ease the burden of poor parents and enable children to achieve their educational objectives.
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Returnees From India
Support for Families of Sri Lankan Origin from Mannar District returning from India focusing on Documentation aspects essential for resettlement and Poverty alleviation through livelihood support.
Housing & Livelihood
To develop the society of skillful and healthful of the Children in physically, mentally, and psychologically especially those who have affected by the war.