Since her perpetual profession in 1996, Niluka has been involved in a number of ministries. She holds a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Social Work.
Niluka writes: - I have been involved in a number of different ministries in my province including Child Development centre, care of single mothers, empowerment of women factory workers in the Free Trade Zone, coordinator of the rehabilitation centre for teenagers. At present I work as Coordinator of Good Shepherd Justice Peace office of Sri Lanka. I represent Good Shepherd Justice Peace at the Conference of the Major Religious Superiors. Also I represent Good Shepherd and network with civil societies, NGOs, and faith based organizations.
As member of network of the Movement of Religious Women against Human Trafficking (AMRAT) I participated at the 2nd international coordination meeting of International Network of Consecrated Life against Trafficking in Persons (Thalitha Kum) which held in 2016 in Rome.
I have been the Justice Peace Contact person for the Province of Sri Lanka/ Pakistan and a member of the Asia Pacific Justice Peace (APJP) core team since 2010 until now. At present I serve as a coordinator of Asia Pacific Justice Peace network.
‘Good Shepherd Asia Pacific is important to me as it links me with the
regional and international congregation.
It commands an important position for networking and collaboration
with the countries I work with.’
Good Shepherd Justice Peace activities in Sri Lanka were energized in January-February 2017 by a visit from Geneva representatives
Comprehensive overview from the GSAPP team - how Good Shepherd Partnership for Mission is developing in this region