Caritas SED Galle……is the Diocesan Centre for Social and Economic Development in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka.
Caritas SED Galle..……is a member of the National Caritas Network of the Catholic Church in Sri Lanka which is a partner of the International Caritas Network of the Universal Catholic Church - Caritas Internationalis.
Caritas SED Galle..…. therefore reflects the Social Mission of the Church and the following core Values…
Dignity: We see the poor as dignified human beings, not hopeless objects of pity, and we work with them to build a better future for themselves.
Justice: We believe you cannot make a gift of something a person should already have by right. We challenge economic, social, political and cultural structures opposed to a just society.
Solidarity: We work to enhance solidarity with the poor, seeing the world through their eyes, and recognizing the interdependence of humanity.
Stewardship: We believe the planet and all its resources are entrusted to humankind and seek to act in an environmentally responsible way as true stewards of creation.