Loan Mela for Chethana SHG’s organized by Chethana and Dhanalakshmi Bank. The Grading was done in Kadambanad, Puttur, Kollam, Mavelikkara, Kattanam and Chengannur Regions.
The parents of the students from the District Autism centre Kayamkulam started manufacturing and distributing candles. The program was inaugurated by Chethana Executive Director Rev. Fr. Francis Plavarakunnil. Chethana was started to sell these candles at the Haritham shop outlet. This initiative is an income generation for the parents of the autistic children.
Kerala Legislative Assembly Deputy Speaker Mr. Chittayam Gopakumar inaugurated Puzhikkad St. Stephen’s Unit and self-employment training for women self-help groups as part of Chetana Katanam region on Saturday, October 8. Katanam Regional Director Rev. Fr.Thomas Cherupushpam presided. Chetana Executive Director Rev. Fr. Francis Plavarakunil, Municipal Standing Committee Chairman Radhakrishnan Unnithan, Unit Director Fr. Mathew Valiaparam, Chetana […]
30KWp SOLAR GRID Inaugurated by His Grace Dr. Joshua Mar Ignathios and Kerala Agriculture Minister Shri. P. Prasad
The Chethana premises consists of classes, computer labs, offices etc. As a result, the monthly electricity bill turned out to be very high. A need to shift to Solar Energy was considered important. The Diocese of Rottenburg, Germany, funded this 30KWp Solar Grid on March 2022. This definitely turned out to be a prestigious project, […]
KCBC Medical Kit Project was funded through Caritas India with the help of Melbourne Diocese Australia. 100 kits were given by Caritas India to Chethana to be distributed among the COVID-19 affected people. This kit consists of an oximeter, digital thermometer, sanitizer, hand wash, vaporiser, masks etc. These kits have been distributed to selected financially […]
The “Yuva Keralam” Project is exactly similar to DDUGKY. The difference is that it is solely a Kerala state government project .It is a part of ”Rebuilt Kerala”. Though it was awarded in February 2020,Chetha started the 1st batch of 20 students on November with the orientation.
The first Covid funeral in the Mavelikara Diocese was conducted by the Samaritan task force which consisted of volunteers from Chethana and Malankara Catholic Youth Movement. Ms. Thankamma Varghese(75) Nediyavilayil house, passed away due to COVID. The funeral prayer service was at Malankara Catholic Church, Charumood. Father Lukose Kannimel, Executive Director of Chethana and Fr. […]
August 06, 2020 Chethana formed a Samaritans Volunteer Training Task force in collaboration with the clergy and the MCYM youth of Mavelikara Diocese. The total members in this task force are 60 from which 40 participated in the training programme conducted in Chethana.the rest of members attended through the social platform. ASI Haris, Inspector of […]
19 March 2020: Chethana joined the “Break the Chain” Campaign. A hand wash area and a drinking water station was set up in front of Chethana gate. It was inaugurated by Adv. U. Prathibha M.L.A Kayamkulam. Chethana President His Grace Dr. Joshua Mar Ignathios. addressed the people gathered there about Covid-19. Counselor Ms. Sheeba Das […]
6 MARCH 2020: CHETHANA GOAT FARM” was inaugurated in Venmony by His Grace Dr.Joshua Mar Ignathios. It houses 22 goats and has the capacity for 150 chethana goat farm is the result of the Athijeevan Project, where the distributed pregnant goats were given to the needy people affected by the floods of 2018.The first kid […]
We proudly announce that Rev.Fr John Maruthoor joins the chethana team as the Assistant Director. Welcome dear father and wish you all the best
February 5, 2020: Chethana was felicitated at the Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur for voluntary hair donation campaign for giving free wig to cancer patients. This year, chethana donated 115 persons hair
DDUGKY UPDATES Continuous mobilizations were held in many areas in the Kollam District for the new batches. The new batch “Batch 22” started on 28/01/2020 with orientation on 27/01/2020. Batch 19 completed their training on 06/01/2020, with job offered to all students. Students joined ISON, Muthoot FinCorp, Mini Muthoot, Shymas, etc…..
Festal & Sapthathy Greetings to His Grace Dr: Joshua Mar Ignathios 27 Jan 2020: Chethana offered its best wishes to its President Dr. Joshua Mar Ignathios on his feast day and on the occasion of His Grace’s Sapthathy.
ASAP Training: As a part of improving the skills of DDU-GKY students, Kudumbashree arranged for ASAP training in all their Agencies. Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP) motivates young people to develop themselves in different areas of their life. At Chethana, ASAP training was conducted for two batches on January 9,10,16,17, 2020 by ASAP trainer, Ms. […]
Ashakiranam volunteers meeting 11 Jan 2020: The volunteers of Ashakiranam met at Chethana. The objective was to bring out ways to spread awareness on cancer care. It was decided to create a blood data bank and to make the community aware of the availability of Chethana’s ambulance and palliative for the cancer patients’ use. Dr. […]
KCBC FLOOD REHABILITATION PROJECT 2019-2020 Chethana was awarded the Kerala Catholic Bishop’s Council (KCBC) Flood Rehabilitation Project 2019-2020. In connection, 17 Goats were distributed to the beneficiaries from Cheriyanad, Kollakadavu, Chennitala, Panayil, Ramapuram, Cheppad. Also donations were provided for shelter construction in Chengannur and Poozhikadu.
Thalliyola On 17 Jan 2020 a new venture by Chethana, “THALLIYOLA” was initiated. Notebooks were distributed to different schools under the Mavelikara Diocese. Customized notebooks were also printed last week. 27,250 notebooks were distributed to Vimala Central School, Karamcode (Kollam District)
CELEBRATING NEW YEAR WITH A DIFFERENCE 1 Jan 2020: The DDUGKY students of Chethana celebrated New Year with a difference. Different boards were created indicating the students resolve to stop plastic, to say ‘No’ to alcohol and drugs. It was followed by a rally and the release of balloons. The students later sold to the […]
December 2, 2019 – St. Peter’s Hand cheque distribution was held at Jwala unit , Kaithacode. Unit Director Fr. Samuel Pazhavoorpadickal distributed the cheque.
Release of Chethana Calendar November 14, 2019: His Grace Dr. Joshua Mar Ignathios, the Bishop of the Mavelikara Diocese and the President of Chethana and Msgr. Jose Venmallottu, the Vicar General, released the Chethana Calender 2020. These The proceeds received from the calender distribution will go towards the St. Peter’s Fund for Cancer patients.
DDUGKY Batch 19 Tharang Programme November 27, 2019: Students belonging to Chethana DDUGKY Project conducted the Tharang Programme. Tharang is a cultural programme showcasing the talents of the students. In the one hour that was alloted to the batch 19 students, they put up songs, quiz and group dance after a short meeting.
Ashakiranam (Hair donation) November 26,2019: One of our young donor Ms. Druga who is 5 years old and studying in Govt LP School, Kayamkulam donated her hair towards the Ashakiranam programme for cancer patients. Also, Ms. Dolly Stephen donated her hair for this cause. This is the second time she has donated.
Chethana Ambulance November 25, 2019: Chethana Ambulance just returned after a long and tedious trip to Orissa covering 4,232 km in 88 hours. Our Ambulance Officer, Mr. Robin Varghese undertook this trip and returned today.