FOUNDATION PROGRAMS

FOUNDATION PROGRAMS

MUTHOLATH NAGAR PROJECTS

Continuation of social service programs, especially projects for the differently abled, at Mutholath Nagar Cherpunkal run by Kottayam Social Service Society of the Archdiocese of Kottayam.

The projects of Mutholath Nagar are:

1. AGAPE CENTRE for training and income generation programs of the physically and mentally challenged and for meetings and employment of the self-help groups.

2. GOOD SAMARITAN CENTRE for the training of blind-deaf and state level training of CBR staff. It also serves as a career training center for the youth.

3. MUTHOLATH AUDITORIUM available for wedding banquets and special gatherings to generate income for the sustenance of the programs for the differently abled.

4. IMPACT CENTRE, a residential institution for the training camps in Good Samaritan Centre. It also has air-conditioned rooms with facilities for food and transportation for Keralites coming from abroad for few weeks. The income will also be utilized for the CBR programs of Mutholath Nagar.

FUTURE PROPOSED PROGRAMS

Expansion of Impact Centre building to make more rooms available for residential programs.

Agricultural nursery for promotion of agriculture, better environment for the Mutholath Nagar, employment opportunity, and as income generation for the CBR programs.

ENCOURAGEMENT OF SOCIAL WORKERS THROUGH AWARDS

The following national and state level awards are established to encourage social workers, CBR programs and small-scale farmers through Kottayam Social Service Society (KSSS).

1. FR. MUTHOLATH FOUNDATION GOOD SAMARITAN NATIONAL AWARD, an All-India National Award for the best social worker in India.

2. FR. MUTHOLATH FOUNDATION AWARD FOR BEST DISABILITY-WELFARE NGO, A Kerala State level award for the best NGO serving differently abled people with priority for Community Based Rehabilitation.

3. FR. MUTHOLATH FOUNDATION AWARD FOR BEST FARMER, a Kerala State-Level Award for the best farmer in association with Chaithanya Karshika Mela.

The following local awards are established for Kottayam Social Service Society (KSSS) and Malabar Social Service Society (MASSS) to promote self-help groups and filed workers.

4. FR. MUTHOLATH FOUNDATION AWARD FOR THE BEST ANIMATOR, an award for the best field worker like animator, coordinator, or CBR field worker of Kottayam Social Service Society and another one of Malabar Social Service Society.

5. FR. MUTHOLATH FOUNDATION AWARD FOR BEST SELF-HELP GROUP, an award for the best self-help group like women group, CBR group, Senior Citizen’s group, Naomi Group, or agricultural group of Kottayam Social Service Society and another one of Malabar Social Service Society.

6. FR. MUTHOLATH FOUNDATION AWARD FOR THE BEST SELF-HELP GROUP LEADER, an award to recognize and encourage the best self-help group leader in women group, CBR group, Senior Citizen’s Group, Naomi Group, or agricultural group of the Kottayam Social Service Society and another one of Malabar Social Service Society.

Support to Catholic Missions, Missionaries, and their charitable activities.
Conducting Seminars and symposiums on Social Service.
Publication of books on Social Service.