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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.



Training to the local leaders With regard to the Access to various Govt. Schemes
On 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 Remedial teachers
Life 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 sanitation
Hundreds 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
Vimukti 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:
Vimukti 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’
A 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
Vimutki 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 cherished….
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.

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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