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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.



Completion report of Convergence Workshop for Strengthening of Child Protection System


Slum visit: Vimukti Pothnal
CHILD LINE 1098, Raichur visited slum. The staff of Child Line have covered almost 50 slums and met them both individually and in smaller groups. The youth, the children, the women and working men and other aged people were addressed about the CHILD help LINE. They were made aware of the children who face lot of dangers in today’s society. There is help line to rescue them. They were told to make use of the child line to state the problem the children face whom they whenever encounter. They were explained about the issues of child labour, child marriage, child abuses, beggary and so on. They were also instructed about the laws and children rights. The people of the slum were enlightened about the CHILD LINE 1098.
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Join the Campaign to end HIV/AIDS: Vimukti Pothnal
The Vimukti charitable trust® has been implementing the project “HELATH FOR ALL” in 18 villages in the three blocks of Gram Panchyath of our project area on 7th of December at Thorandini Primary Health Center. The VCT project team organized a rally to mark the World AIDS Day, nearly 62 ASHA workers and ANMs participants including community members, Village Health workers, Doctors, BHO and staff of VCT participated in the rally. Dr. Ballappa, Block Health officer, was the Chief Guest and he flagged off the rally. The rally started from PHC center to the town. ASH workers and ANMs holding placards shouted slogans on HIV/AIDS during the rally. The rally covered main streets of Thorandinni town, Headquarters sending messages through the public address system to create awareness on HIV/AIDS.
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Awareness on Arogya Karnataka Bhagya Scheme: Vimukti Pothnal
VCT, Pothnal organized awareness on Arogya Karnataka Bhagya Scheme on 5th November, 2018 in the targeted pocketed of Manvi taluka. The main objective of the scheme is to extend ‘Universal Health Coverage’ to all residents in Karnataka State. Under this new scheme, primary health care specified secondary and tertiary health care benefits will be provided. The current ongoing health schemes like Vajpayee Arogya shree, Yeshaswini Scheme, Rajiv Arogya Bhagya Scheme, Rashtriya Swasthaya BimaYojana (RSBY) including RSBY for senior citizens, Rashtriya Bala Swasthaya Karyakram (RBSK), Mukhya mantri Santwana Harish Scheme, Indira Suraksha Yojane, etc. and many other related issues were explained to the stakeholders; As a result 125 attended the training and benefited from this awareness program.
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Training to unorganized youth on Indian Constitution & Human Rights: Vimukti Pothnal
Vimukti Charitable Trust organized training on Indian Constitution & Human Rights at VCT Resource Centre, Pothnal on 27th November 2018. A total of 105 participants from 20 pockets participated in the trainings. Fr. Sathish Fernandes, Director, VCT welcomed the gathering and In his inaugural address he exhorted the participants to teach the Constitutional Values to the people so that everyone respects the fundamental rights & duties and enjoys Justice, Liberty, Equality and Fraternity. the Resource Person, Advocate Mr. Yallappa. explained that the Indian Constitution guarantees Fundamental Rights to all its citizens like Right to Equality, Right to Freedom, Right against Exploitation, Right to Freedom of Religion, Cultural and Educational Rights and Right to Constitutional Remedies. The Resource Person continued that Human Rights as enshrined in the Indian Constitution are generally defined as the rights which every human being is entitled to enjoy can be found in the Preamble of the Constitution of India.
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Makkal Gram Sabha was organized by Vimukti at two Gram Panchyats of Manvi Taluka : Vimukti Pothnal
VIMUKTI Pothnal (Raichur District): Over 528 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. The children, guided by the non-governmental organizations Vimukti Charitable Trust (VCT) and the Concerned for Working Children had made all efforts to make the gram sabha a grand success. The Gram Sabha started with the prayer song by a group of children. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Baslingappa Hasamane Public Development Officer Gram Panchayath, Heredinni.
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Vimukti celebrated International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: Vimukti Pothnal
“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.”
Vimukti Charitable Trust® Pothnal organized the program on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women in collaboration with Ensemble Agissons, France on 25th of November at its premises. The Resource Person highlighted saying, Violence against women and girls is a global issue. It remains one of the most persistent human rights violations and a threat to millions of girls and women. Violence against women and girls knows no social, economic or national boundaries. It affects women of all ages and arises in various types of settings – taking many forms including physical, sexual or psychological violence, as well as economic abuse and exploitation.
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Silent Jatha/ rallies on Child Sexual Abuse, Child Marriage, Child line and Child Rights: Vimukti Pothnal
On 18th and 20th of November 2018 Vimukti CHILDLINE Raichur organized mass awareness program and rallies were conducted in the main streets of Pothnal and Jawlgera town. The college students and children took out rallies through the main streets of Pothnal and Jawlgera town 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 Sexual abuse, child line, child dropout, Child trafficking, Child labor, RTF, protection of earth, health-hygiene and cleanliness, beggary 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. The main aim of the rally was to sensitize privileged citizens to protect children rights and empower them with the power of education.
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International child rights day: Vimukti Pothnal
CHILDLINE Raihcur organized Child Rights Rally on the occasions of international Child Rights Day on 20th November 2018, to create awareness on children’s rights in the public. Mr. Malikarjuna, CRP, inaugurated the rally. Mr. Basva raj, Assit Teacher flagged it off which passed through the heart of the town and ended at School premises. School Children parliament and club children actively took part in the rally. Fr. Sathish Fernandes CWC member Raichur said, “Love, childhood, education and protection are the birth rights of all children.” Millions of children have no access to education; works long hours under harardous conditions and are force to child labour and child dropout. Young and immature, they are often easily exploited. In many cases, they are abused by the very individuals responsible for their care. It’s every individual’s duty and responsibility to help and protect children from harm.
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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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