Posts from March 2016

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Asakiranam Cancer Care Awareness – Awareness class for Auto Drivers

Giving is a great way to make regular donations. As per Bible “Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.”. Asakirnam the Cancer Care project of Caritas India […]

International Day of Forests

Forests cover about one third of the world’s land mass. International Day of Forests reminds and promotes the importance of forests and trees in our lives. Forests Day was observed at Uzhavoor region of KSSS along with Men’s Group cluster meeting. The program was inaugurated by Fr. Bins Chethalil (Secretary, KSSS). Class was led by […]

NABARD Sponsored MEDP Trainings for Self-Employment

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) in association with KSSS organized Trainings under Micro Entrepreneurship Development Programme for promoting self-employment opportunities for villagers. The programme was inaugurated by Smt. Mary Sebastian (Vice-President, Kottayam District Panchayath) in the presence of Mr. Shaji Zacharia (District Deputy Manager, Kottayam) and other dignitaries. Classes and discussions […]

CANCER CARE SEMINAR : “Early Detection – Early Cure”

KSSS in association with State Women’s Commission organized a seminar on Cancer awareness at Kadathuruthy. The programme was inaugurated by Dr. Prameela Devi J. (Member, State Women’s Commission). The class was facilitated by Dr. C. P. Vijayan (Professor, Kottayam Medical College). Dr. Vijayan spoke about the rising incidents of cancer among women and the alarming […]

KSSS’ Works of Mercy Revamped

The staff of KSSS and representatives of other charitable institutions such as Greenvalley Development Society etc. attended a one day retreat on March 17 which was organized at the Catholic Metropolitan’s House, Kottayam and drew inspiration and renewed their commitment to works of Mercy. The retreat and meeting were designed as part of Spiritual Lenten […]

Accreditation for KSSS under Social Justice Department

The NGO Accreditation Council for the Social Justice Department chaired by Hon. Minister for Panchayaths and Social Justice, Government of Kerala has granted Accreditation status to the Kottayam Social Service Society – social service organization of the Kottayam Archeparchy. The Government had approved a framework and NGO Accreditation Manual for the Social Justice Department in […]

International Women’s Day 2016: Pledge for Parity

Thousands of women SHG members of KSSS gathered at central level and took out in processions to promote awareness and campaigning for women’s rights to work, vote, to be trained, to hold public office and end discrimination on 8th March 2016. The SHG members moved region wise with each region conveying a coordinated Women’s Day […]


Inauguration of Kottayam Cluster Activities under Asakiranam – Cancer Care Campaign

Kottayam zonal activities under Asakiranam – Cancer Care Campaign were inaugurated at Kottayam Social Service Society on Wednesday, 13th January 2016 by Hon. District Collector, Kottayam – Shri. U.V. Jose. Asakiranam is a comprehensive project for Prevention and Care of Cancer envisaged by Caritas India – the national organization of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of […]