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Caritas EHED is the social arm of the Catholic Diocese of Trincomalee & Batticaloa, and is affiliated to Caritas Sri Lanka and Caritas Internationalis.
Last update on 06th Octoberl 2011
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Rain water harvesting scheme -  Funded by Cafod UK

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Demise of Our Staff Mrs.Regina Kiruparajah- Senior Social Animator-CaritasEHED

Paving the Way for Sustainable Peace among Youth from different Communities

Report on Inter Community Exchange Programme conducted on


One of serious  hardships encountered worldwide is the scarcity of good drinking water. The problem is acute in areas  adjoining agricultural lands where the use of chemical  inputs  has reached  very high levels.
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Celebrating ‘Thaipongal Vizha’ ( Farmers Festival ) in the village of Kirankulam


‘Thaipongal Vizha’ ( Farmers Festival ) was celebrated at the Multipurpose Community Centre in  Kirankulam village on 16.01.2012 by the Members attached to  ‘Thalir’ CBO of Tharmapuram which was organized by Caritas EHED, ....[ Read full story]

Empowerment through Livelihood Assistance [R &R ]

8o beneficiaries from the villages Manipuram and Pallachenai  in Ayithiamalai North GS Division in the Manmunai West DS Division, Batticaloa District  were granted  assistance   worth Rs.2,543,500/- to improve their livelihood activities at function held at  the Ayithiamalai Multi purpose Hall. [ Read full story ]

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New Year Greetings- 2012

May God fill all the spaces around you with Peace, with safety, with contentment and bless you with His abundant Love, Mercy and comfort. May this Year2012...
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  ‘Oli Vizha’ emphasizes the message of Sustainable Peace

The annual ‘Oli Vizha’ of Caritas EHED, Batticaloa-Kalmunai under its ‘Social Justice and Sustainable Activities’ was held on 21.12.2-011 at Charles Hall with the participation of Community Members of the different faiths and with the presence of religious dignitaries ...........[ Read full story]

Good News to the inmates of Batticaloa Prison on Christmas Day [SJ&SP]

A Christmas Mass was conducted for the inmates of the Batticaloa Prison on 25.12.2011 in the premises of the Prison around 9.30 A.M. by Rt.Rev.Dr.Kingsley Swampillai, Bishop of Trincomalee-Batticaloa Diocese under the Social Justice and Sustainable Peace programme of Caritas EHED, Batticaloa – Kalmunai.
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Shelter to  Pavaatkodichenai villagers [SEDEC Houseing ]

The ceremonial function    of  laying  foundation stone  for construction of 15 houses   by Caritas EHED  to families from the villages  of Katpakerni, Mavilankadychenai, Palankudiruppumadu, and Kannakipuram in the Pavatkodichenai....
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