Health Insurance Programme
Sahrudaya implementing a health insurance programme directly joining with Oriental Insurance Company for financially backward people who are associated with our services The marginalized families from the territory of S.H. Province find it very difficult to meet the huge costs of hospitalization and subsidiary treatment expenses. Under this Universal Health Insurance Scheme, the insured is eligible for up to Rs. 30,000.00 for hospitalized treatment. The beneficiaries falling under the age group of three years to 69 years.
Sahrudaya has formed seniors forums in almost of its 15 centres. The seniors above the age of 60 and who reside within the circumference of 2kms of monasteries in each centre are the members of this Forum. In each centre about 30 seniors come for the forum’s meetings regularly, irrespective of caste or creed. Sahrudaya could conduct the programme Vayovandanam every year in all centres to observe “Senior Citizens Day”. With the cooperaton of general public Sahrudaya is providing seniors with Pudava, Marunnu Kanji Kit, Medicine,Medical Camps etc. At Manappuram we could arrange the service of Mobile Boat Clinic to look after the needs of seniors every month.
Sahrudaya has been conducting several Eye Camps and a General Medical Camps, Dental Camps etc. in colllaboration with Little Flower Hospital , Ankamali. Medical Trust Hospital Kochi , Amritha Hospital Edappilly and Rajagiri Hospital Kochi. Thousands of people are getting benefits out of these Camps.
To rehabilitate the drug addicted or alcohol addicted persons Sahrudaya Rajagiri is identifying at least about 20 families of addicted persons every year from the territory of the province and is arranging the de-addiction treatment in de-addiction centres. During this time sahrudaya is providing the means of subsistence to that family as the head of the family is under treatment. The beneficiaries are being selected by the parishes of the province and SHGs.
Sauhrudam Onam Celebration
During the Onam vacation a get together named ‘Sauhrudam’ is being conducted at Rajagiri campus for all the sponsored students of Sahrudaya and RAJAGIRI outREACH. 700 vibrant students participate in this ‘Sangamam’at Rajagiri.
Project for the Differently Abled People
Three SHGs have been formed each at Manappuram,Vypin and Kottarappilly for the differently abled people. These SHGs are going on with different awareness generation programmes, motivational sessions as preliminary steps in forming sustainable programmes and projects.
Balasabha and Teenage group at vypin
A Balasabha and a teenage group for the children of our SHG members are functioning here. There are 58 members in Balasabha and 15 members in Teenage Group. Personality development and Communicative English classes are organized during the summer vacation for the members of these groups.
Regular vocational programmes are organized for the students from 5th standard to 12th standard. Around 160 students have already been trained in English grammer, personality development, learning skills, stress management, tips to make exam more easy etc.
Computer Literacy Programmes & Tailoring for women
After completion of the first phase of FVTF Project, a computer centre has been started at Vypin for the youth to learn computer courses. Courses with different duration are provided with scheduled time table. Tailoring and Embroidery unit is successfully functioning at the Vypin center.
Awareness Generation Programme
Sahrudaya has conducted a number of awareness sessions among the people of Puthuvypin. The sessions cover a number of issues like women empowerment, environment protection, hygiene and health, personality development etc. Medical camps are counducted with the help of neighbouring medical institutions.
Matha Press-Training in DTP, Book binding and Printing
Seven employees are working in Matha Press. It provides training in DTP, Book binding and Printing. Uniqness of this is, it is run by the workers themselves.
Concurrent and block placements services to students
Social work students from Rajagiri College of Social Sciences and other Social Science Colleges get assistance from Sahrudaya for their field activities as their curricular programme. Students are getting the benefits of concurrent and block placements through Sahrudaya.
Suvarna Jayanthi Samoohya Vikasana Kendra at Glass Colony, Kalamassery; houses the local Anganwadi in a small plot of land. It also provides venue for community education programmes, and programmes for the elderly and National Literacy Mission run by the outREACH Service Society of Rajagiri College.