Sister Francine Muthugala, Province Leader

Sister Francine Muthugala made her perpetual profession on 8th December 1984.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Education.

Francine has been involved in the ministries of education, child care and formation.

From 2000 to 2007 she served on the Province Leadership Team and was Sector Coordinator for Colombo.She has been the Directress of the Temporary Professed Sisters in Sri Lanka, member of the Asia Pacific Formators’ Core Team and the Spirituality Core Team.

Sister Francine Muthugala assumed office on 2 February 2014 for a six year term.

 

Projects

Education Summit held in Negombo Sri Lanka

Education Summit held in Negombo Sri Lanka

School principals, counselors, child development leaders, community leaders and teachers attended a summit with focus on Adolescents

Community Based Child Protection in Mankeny

Community Based Child Protection in Mankeny

In this fishing village on the eastern coastal belt of Sri Lanka, the sisters have launched a community based child protection programme

Asia Pacific Circle meets in Malaysia

Asia Pacific Circle meets in Malaysia

The nine Province Leaders of Asia Pacific met in Ipoh, Malaysia for their annual meeting, joined by two sisters from the Congregational Leadership Team

Facilitation as a way of life

Facilitation as a way of life

In organizing a session, workshop or meeting, who do you look for to facilitate the event? This article may give you some good ideas....

Community Based Child Protection programmes in Tea Estates

Community Based Child Protection programmes in Tea Estates

The sisters establish a safety net for children in the Tea Estates, and acknowledge the generous contribution of partner organisations

Community Based Child Protection in Sri Lanka

Community Based Child Protection in Sri Lanka

A comprehensive programme to build capacity of staff, empower women in the community and raise awareness of the rights of women and children

Creating a Child Friendly Safe Space, in Sri Lanka

Creating a Child Friendly Safe Space, in Sri Lanka

In partnership with Kindernothilfe, Good Shepherd Sisters have launched a new community empowerment project in Sinnapaduwa

Supporting Vocational Training programmes in Welikade Prison

Supporting Vocational Training programmes in Welikade Prison

Good Shepherd project in Sri Lanka supports the education of women in prison, particularly for those soon to be released

Visit of Geneva representatives to Sri Lanka

Visit of Geneva representatives to Sri Lanka

Good Shepherd Justice Peace activities in Sri Lanka were energized in January-February 2017 by a visit from Geneva representatives

Community outreach project, in Sri Lanka

Community outreach project, in Sri Lanka

Gajabapura is a rural village where people live in dire circumstances. A group of Good Shepherd Mission Partners - sisters and lay - have begun to visit and support the families

Community Consultation Tool, in Sri Lanka

Community Consultation Tool, in Sri Lanka

Learn about initial steps in a community engagement and consultation process, to inform the development of Good Shepherd Sri Lanka's child friendly safe spaces programme

Creative Partnership for Mission project in Sri Lanka

Creative Partnership for Mission project in Sri Lanka

As a Christmas project, Mission Partners (sisters and lay) worked together to bring much needed services to a remote village. At the same time, they learnt a lot about partnership

Together in Mission, in Pakistan

Together in Mission, in Pakistan

Near the Afghan border Good Shepherd Sisters and Salesian Fathers are working together to offer education and empowerment opportunities to young people from various faith communities

Session for Formation and Partnership

Session for Formation and Partnership

Historic first Formation and Partnership Session in Asia Pacific creates a distinct shift in the understanding of Partnership for Mission

Children's Parliament

Children's Parliament

In Sri Lanka, children living in Kalal Ella Tea Estate learn new skills and are empowered in their lives through participation in the Children's Parliament

Report from the Asia Pacific Partnership Team

Report from the Asia Pacific Partnership Team

Comprehensive overview from the GSAPP team - how Good Shepherd Partnership for Mission is developing in this region

A Call to Mission Partnership in Sri Lanka

A Call to Mission Partnership in Sri Lanka

Teachers in Good Shepherd schools in Sri Lanka invited to join hands with the sisters in deepening and developing Good Shepherd charism and values

Seth Sevana Career Development Centre

Seth Sevana Career Development Centre

A residential wholistic Professional and Development Programme for girls and women aged 16 - 25 years.

Nisaladiya Sevana, in Sri Lanka

Nisaladiya Sevana, in Sri Lanka

The Sisters conduct a holistic residential programme for girls under18 awaiting court cases

Healing and Reconciliation in Sri Lanka

Healing and Reconciliation in Sri Lanka

Sisters and mission partners from the South regularly visit families in the North, where deep healing is needed

Friends of Prisoners' Children

Friends of Prisoners' Children

In January 2017, this Good Shepherd organization initiated a Family Day to enable the men in prison and their families to share a day together

Hifasath ki Zindagi - New Life

Hifasath ki Zindagi - New Life

Good Shepherd Centre works with children who cannot go to school due to poverty. They teach the children the basic skills of learning and studying to enable them to access government schools

Women in war torn areas offered a New Dawn

Women in war torn areas offered a New Dawn

Young women traumatised by war in Sri Lanka are offered hope of a New Dawn. Programmes offer education, skills training, income generation.