Training to the
local leaders With regard to the Access to various Govt. Schemes
12th August 2016 a full day training programme was organized for all the
local leaders in Vimukti premises. Nearly 40 leaders from 20 villages
were present for this training. The aim of this programme was to
introduce them the NFSA Government schemes in detail to all the local
leaders. In this training, resource person helped the participants to
know the schemes like integrated Child Development Services (ICDS),
Mid-day Meal Schemes (MDMS), Public Distribution System (PDS), Nation
Maternity Benefit Scheme (NMBS), National Old Age Pension Scheme (NOAPS),.
Sampooran Grameen Rozgar Yogina (SGRY) etc. The knowledge with regard to
Right to food workshop & training is helping the staff to work in the
villages very efficiently.
Seminar held for
is not all about spectator sport. We cannot just sit back and watch
things happen; we need to find a purpose in order to make life
meaningful and strive towards achieving that particular purpose. On 7th
July, 2016 to rejuvenate the staff and Remedial Teachers after the hot
scorching hot summer, a very enriching and motivating seminar was
conducted after re-opening of the school. This seminar proved to be a
wonderful experience for the staff and the teachers as they learnt that
“a sincere, balanced and kind attitude towards our-selves and others is
a key to happiness and success in all life’s ventures”. The running
theme of the workshop was, ‘Teachers as Mentors’.
Awareness programme on the Right to consume clean water and for
of people across 120 villages of Manvi taluka are consuming contaminated
water of the deadly toxic chemical, and arsenic. However, in the absence
of alternative sources of water, people in these villages are forced to
use the polluted with fluoride and arsenic content water. After knowing
the real struggles of people in this area, Vimukti made a survey to know
the water quality as how far it is portable to drink. The analyses of
ground water samples of the Taluka revealed that the ground water
quality is generally found that it is not portable. It is only suitable
for irrigation purposes and cultivation.
Fundraising workshop held in Bangalore
organization participated in the Fundraising workshop held in Bangalore
on 25th June 2016. V- Solve organization of Bangalore organized the
training programme. Sufficient inputs were given on various modern fund
raising tools and techniques, strategies and methods and as on how to
raise the funds from individual donors, Business Corporations through
Corporate Social responsibility (CSR) through fund raising events,
proposal writing, through ECS, Tele-call and Tele-face fundraising and
face-to-face fundraising methods were explained in order to raise the
funds to run the social institute effectively. Nearly 102 different NGO
representatives were present and benefited from this training.
Child Marriage was prohibited at HireKotnekal:
animator with the collaboration of CWC officials prevented child
marriage which was arranged at Hire Kotnekal. The parents of the girl
had planned to give in marriage their 15 year old daughter with the
youth who is also hailing from the same village. When the Vimukti
animator learned about this he without delay rushed to the family with
the help of local police and concerned authority. They collected a
written bond from the parents of the girl that they would not marry
their daughter until she completes 18....
Field Extension programme - ‘Shale kade Namma Nade’
week-long door to door school campaign titled as “shale kade namma nade”
(our walk towards the school) was conducted from 25th June 2016 to 29th
of June 2016 by Vimukti staff, to motivate first the parents and to
admit their children to government schools. All the 26 villages of our
project area were covered through this programme. Handbills were
distributed in all the habitations within the Panchyats. 328 children
were enrolled in different schools and benefitted from this programme.
Helpings Hands Are Better Than Praying Lips
charitable trust under the banner of ‘Back to School/College,’
distributed uniforms, bags and books to 80 underprivileged children of
surrounding villages of Pothnal. Chief Guest Rev Fr. Thomas Assit.
Parish Parish Priest gave away the school bags, books, uniforms and
stationery to the children in the presence of few dignitaries, parents
of the children and the local people. Addressing the occasion, Fr.
Thomas said that today’s children are tomorrow’s leaders and hence
Vimukti aims at reaching those children who are denied of their basic
right to education due to incapacity to afford for education. Every
child can be nurtured to be a better individual if the right
opportunities are provided at the right time.
Bidding Farewell to our Loving Sponsored Children All
good things must come to an end and all good memories must be
To promote bright future and to bid farewell, on 5th June, 2016 send-off
programme was organized at Vimukti centre to our six sponsored children
who completed their 18 years and an end of receiving sponsorship support
for the future. The Sponsored children namely Madan, Yesuraj, Sonamma,
and Renuka were seated at the center of the stage. These five were the
senior sponsored children who benefitted for five years under
sponsorship project are now eagerly waiting with indignation and
anxiety, to leave the portals of Vimukti institution and move forward
towards a new world with a better vision.
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.
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.