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governing body

Rev. Dr. Fr. John Alwyn Dais
B.A;M.A; Ph.D President

Rev. Dr. Fr. Paul Melwyn D’osuza B.A;M.A; Ph.D
Vice President

Rev. Fr. Maxim Dsilva
B.A; B.Ed; M.Ed
Secretary

Rev. Fr. Vijesh Loyed Menezes
B.Com; MBA
Treasurer


Rev. Fr. Elvin Santa Lopes

B.A; DJMC
Member

Rev. Fr. Arun Lobo B.A; PGDHRM;M.S.W
Member


Rev. Dr. Fr. Sathish Fernandes

B.A; M.Sc; PGDHRM; ;M.A; M.S.W
Member


Rev. Fr. Vinod Mascarenhas,
B.A;L.L.B;M.A; M.S.W
Member


Rev. Fr. Vincent D’souza

B.A;M.A; M.S.W
Member

 

NEWS / HIGHLIGHTS

World Day against child Labour2022- Universal Social Protection to End child Labour: Vimukti Pothnal
MAKE A DIFFERENCE. IF YOU SEE A CHILD IN DISTRESS…. Dial the child helpline- 1098
Vimukti charitable Trust ® Pothnal organized an awareness rally in collaboration with our Vimukti children club on world day against child labour campaign in and around Pothnal government Schools on 13th June 2022. The day aim is to spread awareness about the illegal practice of child labor that still prevails and sensitize privileged citizens to protect and demand the rights of children and childhood. Today & every day, join us to support all children across the world to keep chasing their dreams through education, children and participants were holding the placards and as they were marching in and around the villages shouting the slogans to send back the children to school and stop child labour. The Social protection systems that address poverty and provide free education, healthcare, family assistance, and employment to families, assure children the FREEDOM TO LEARN, PALY AND BE A CHILD.

Education kits Distribution to stop School Dropouts-Giving Hope to a child’s Future: Vimukti pothnal
Chanakya Said, “EDUCATION IS THE BEST FRIEND. AN EDUCATED PERSON IS RESPECTED EVERYWHERE. EDUCATION BEATS THE BEAUTY AND YOUTH”. In order to empower every child with education and bring the joy of learning to the little ones, and motivating children towards compulsory education. vimukti charitable trust Pothnal started school kit in 2010 to provide educational kit to the deprived children from the project area. School kit is an assorted set of materials such as school bag, notebooks, pen, pencils, drawing book, colors, uniform, water bottle and compass box which as per the sections like primary, secondary and higher secondary. 30 children are benefited from this program.

Students enjoy visit to police station: Vimukti Pothnal
Vimukti Sponsored children visited Police station on 5th June Sunday, 2022, to understand the its functioning of the Police station as part of our Programme of Inquiry. Police Sub-Inspector spoke to the children about how a police station operates. Students visited the control room, jail, FIR room and were informed about arms and ammunition like gun, pistol etc. They learned how to call no. 911 in an emergency situation, ways to protect themselves and to avoid dangerous situations. Children were told what happens when a person is arrested, how police personnel works and how it helps officers do their job. Initially the children were very serious when they entered the police station, but when they interacted with sub- inspector Mr. Veerana Gowda, they found that the policeman’s are friendly and approachable. The children even asked questions to Sub-Inspector Mr. Veerana Gowda like how you catch a thief, why you were khaki uniform, how the control room and wireless works very effectively, etc. and Sub-Inspector was very happy to answer them.

Free Medical health checkup Camp: Vimukti Pothnal
Free Medical health checkup camp was organized at vimukti Premises. The aim of the health camp was to increase awareness of health-related issues such as cleanliness, sanitation etc. among children and the general public. Children will be encouraged to spread this information among their families, friends and neighbors. The vimukti staff nurse sensitized the children on maintaining hygiene by washing hands regularly and before and after eating, segregating dry and wet waste, keeping the surroundings clean and engaging in physical activities to stay fit. The Doctor Raghavendra divided children into small groups were monitored for BP, weight, height, vision and oral hygiene as a part of their general checkup. The gathered children promised to adhere to good hygiene practices taught at the camp and remain physically fit by exercising regularly and adopting healthy habits. Nearly 65 children benefited from this camp.

Vimukti Children Education Excursion: Vimukti Pothnal
Vimukti Pothnal organized educational tour to our sponsored children. The aim of this program is to students expand their learning through outdoor experiences. Excursions are considered as hands on experience for students which they cannot learn in the classrooms. Student’s life remains incomplete without broadening their outlook. The Vimukti organization gives priority to realize the Nature and multicultural environment. By coming into direct contact with various environments, culture and community, the students develop openness to others. The children were emphasized experimental learning and offer both group and self-directed activities that enable learners to explore various cultures, practices and people.it also gives the students exposure to work in team with others which carries life long memories and bonding with the acquired experiences.

Children March to School (Makkala ‘Nade Shale Kade’) : Vimukti Pothnal
Vimukti charitable Trust ® organized Children March to school campaign in and around the 16 villages of Pothnal on 31 May 2022. The main aim of the campaign is to bring back the children to the school by motivating the parents, elders, and village community leaders regarding the importance and the role of the education in the life of children. The main aim of the ‘March to school campaign’ was to sensitize privileged citizens to protect and demand the rights of children. Today & every day, join us to support all children across the world to keep chasing their dreams through education, children and participants were holding the placards and as they were marching in and around the villages shouting the slogans to send back the children to school. Through their very presence and involvement, they were conveying the message of the importance of education that will nurture their future. The Pakistani noble prize winner Malala says: “one child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world”.

Training program on Professional Skills for Women: Vimukti Pothnal
Vimukti Charitable Trust ® Pothnal organized professional skills for the rural women at Vimukti premises on 28th May 2022. Women live within the four walls of home hence they are deprived of the professional skills. Identifying the interested women Vimukti Trust took keen interest in training these women to begin afresh their own self-employment which can sustain their families. The rural women were being inspired and motivated to learn and to take up the various designs of embroidery through the training sessions of three months intensive training by the professionals. Since these rural women were ignorant about the usefulness and the self-sustenance that brings in, they were explained how they can tap the resources and earn their living by the way of these professional skills. The professional teachers are imparting every bit of the knowledge and the technique of being creative to be an expert in the field that they have chosen. Nearly 25 women have enrolled in this program. They come daily for these training classes and unturn every stone towards success in the creative learning.

Summer Camp for children: Vimukti Pothnal
Summer camp for the Children play a vital role in the development of their Personalities. On 13th and 14th May 2022 summer camp were organized at Vimukti Premises. Our Vimukti children proudly initiated the co-curriculum Extra-curriculum activities like dance, music, singing, drawing, and other activities. As the enriching and revitalizing power of these activities was already palpable in the students, Vimukti tried to give these children a bit of value education and personality development skills during their holidays. Nearly 61 children attended the program and benefited from this summer camp.


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Let us march forward to awaken the humanity to restore the worth of human dignity: Vimukti Pothnal
The Vimukti Charitable Trust ® requesting to help a disabled parent’s family from sindanuru, Raichur District with four kids who are in a dire need of the financial support both for the daily sustenance and to have a decent house to live in. Their disability has deprived them to have hardly one meal for the day. Will you be a help to this needy family? You may not have plenty but give from your little available resources. Even the one or two rupees that you contribute to this family is worth. Therefore march forward to awaken the humanity to restore the worth of human dignity. Inspire others by sharing it. Contact: 9448335778. May God Bless you all!

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Extending our hands to the poor and needy during Covid-19
During this period of struggle, the Vimukti Charitable Trust® team extended our concern and solidarity for the poor and the neediest around us. This was a moment of witnessing the real Franciscan spirit.


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COVID-19 Pandemic
Capuchin Friars in Solidarity
Holy Trinity Province Karnataka

We thank all our friars, communities, coordinators, volunteers, support staff and others who are connected with the pandemic initiatives and responses. Let us pray for the humanity and help the needy. God bless us all.

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Completion report of Convergence
 Workshop for Strengthening of
Child Protection System


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ABOUT US
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.

STATUTES
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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