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governing body

Rev. Fr. Joseph Dolphy Pais

Rev : Fr. Alwyn Dias

Secretary &
Director Chikkodi

Fr. Arun Lobo

Director Pothnal
Fr.Satish Fernandes

Director Ujire
Fr. Vinod Mascarenhas

Director Asha kiran
Fr.Fredrick Braggs

Director Bankal
Fr.Vincent D’Souza

Director Palya
Fr. Sunil Ullahanan.



On 12th February 2017 Vimukti celebrated children fest at its premises. 16 Government school parliament children and staff spent their time and energy in preparing varieties of dance and music programs. 958 children participated in this colorful event. Vimukti organized this program this year in a more creative and unique way. The students took out rally through the main streets of Pothnal by holding placards and banners containing the message on the needs of protecting the rights, to create awareness on adverse impact of child marriage, child dropout, child labor, RTF, protection of earth, health-hygiene and cleanliness etc, in the society; and demanded the concerned officials to take stringent measures in this regard to impose fine on those who violate these laws.
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Sponsor’s Day Program : Vimukti Pothnal
The Vimukti charitable trust® with the collaboration of Ensemble Agissons France has organized sponsor day program at Pothnal on 05.02.2017. 65 sponsored children along with their parents participated in the program. This day was filled with fun and frolic. Mr. Arogyappa welcomed the guests on the dais. Sponsored children honored the guests with the garland. The program commenced with the prayer dance by Sushma and group. On this special occasion variety of games were conducted. Different cultural programmes were performed by the sponsored children. Enemble Agissons president and members were very happy to see all the 65 sponsored children on the day.
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Training on SCSP/TSP/WASH:
On 29th and 30th January 2017 two days training programme was organized for all the local leaders at Vimukti premises. Nearly 66 leaders from 20 villages were present for this training. The aim of this programme was to introduce them the various Govt. schemes like Access to educational Scholarship through Scheduled Caste sub Plan (SCSP plan-SCP) and the Tribal Sub plan (TSP) Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) etc; were explained by the resource person in detailed way an in simple language.
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Training in health matters at adolescent stage : Vimukti Pothnal
Keeping in mind the overall development of the adolescent girls, VCT organized training camp at eight places of Manvi Taluka with a few resource persons. The main topics covered under this programmes are: Personality development, Health and hygiene, HIV/AIDS, contagious diseases, reproductive health, physical growth and mental changes, gender discrimination and Information on protection during sexual harassment. 602 adolescent girls actively participated and benefited from the camp. They also shared and discussed their adolescent problems with the resource persons and received satisfactory solutions.
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A cherished Dream comes true for Sharanamma and family : Vimukti Pothnal
Sharanamma, a poor Devadasi (Temple Prostitution: A Religious cultural evil) hails from Utakanoor village of Raichur District. They are totally eight members in the house live as joint family. She looks after the family as a daily wage worker with meager income. The eldest brother is married and his family too stays in the same house. It is a social stigma to live as a daughter of Devadasi. Her Younger daughter (Yellamma) is studying in the primary high school at Utakanoor. The family was living in a thatched house in 3 cents of land owned by them for so many years. A small stable and beautiful house was a long cherished dream for this family but they were unable to save money for this purpose as they struggled to meet the day to day expenses and educate their younger daughter yellamma.
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Staff Educational tour: Vimukti Pothnal
The weather has been cold since past few days in Pothnal. In the season of winter we the 17 Vimukti staff along with Director and Asst. Director wanted some kind exposure for learning, perhaps outside the Social field work. The idea was put forth and two days of tour was organized. These were the places of tour namely Murdeshwara, Gokarna, Yana and Echo beach Karwar. The tour was filled with team building activities, planned by Fr. Elvin Lopez the Asst. Director, Vimukti, Pothnal. The learning in such a beautiful environment was full of fun as well. The best part of the tour was swimming and playing at the Echo sea beach.
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Makkal Gram Sabha was organized by Vimukti at two Gram Panchyats of Manvi Taluka:
VIMUKTI Pothnal (Raichur District): Over 328 children from the 11 villages that come under the Manvi Taluka limits participated in the “Makkala Grama Sabha” (children’s gram sabha) at two panchyats in different places demanded immediate intervention of officials concerned in redressing their grievances. By successfully listing out problems being faced by children, especially those living in rural areas, these children became a role model for their counterpart in other parts of the Taluka.
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Sensitization Camps : Vimukti Pothnal
Sensitization camps were organized in three Grama Panchyath of manvi Taluka, were in, 88 were given consultancy and free medicines. 28 Males and 42 women and 18 children were among the patients. Importance was given to identity communicable diseases like TB, leprosy, hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases and mother’s health.
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VIMUKTI CHARITABLE TRUST is a social action unit of the Capuchin Franciscan of Karnataka Province, Registered under the Trust Act bearing number, Trust/718/10A/Vol-II/V-299/2000-2001 Dated 01.05.2000. VIMUKTI is integral liberation as understood popularly and it undertakes and executes socio-economic empowerment activities among the disadvantage and the vulnerable sections of the society. As the activities of the province became widespread, ‘Vimukti’ came into existence in 1999 to co-ordinate, document, monitor, review and evaluate the social work intervention activities to ensure greater efficiency and increased accountability towards the same.

The Karnataka Capuchin Province has established a registered trust called, Vimukti Charitable Trust for social service and developmental activities in the Province. The goals and objectives of this trust are to be attained in a systematic and cohesive manner. For this purpose the Province shall establish in a suitable place a well furnished central office to plan, coordinate and supervise all the programmes and the activities. The Statutes are applicable to all the Friars of the Province who are involved in this ministry. So that all the Programmes function effectively and achieve the expected goals and objectives. These Statutes are to be read along with the Constitutions of the Order and also the Statutes of the Province.

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