It owes its origin to the contribution of Late Mathew J Kollamparambil who donated 23 acres of his land to the Sacred Heart Province of the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI), Rajagiri, Kalamassery. It is situated at Pothy, near Thalayolaparambu, Kottayam District.
Children’s village has been set up on lines of that of SOS model, consisting of five homes it cares for about 50 orphan children. Each home is placed under the care of a mother, who is usually a widow or divorcee or a spinster who have no other commitments. Mother is responsible for the upbringing and formation of children placed under her care. Children are provided food, clothing, education, medical care, training, rehabilitation and even settled to marital lives.
Avedana Bhavan means a ‘painless home’. It is a hospice for terminally ill cancer patients and other terminally ill patients who are from the poorest background. This is a project by the CMI fathers of the Sacred Heart Province, Rajagiri, Kalamassery under the Sevagram trust. We have the facilities to accommodate 30 patients at a time. The hospice care services are provided with the active cooperation and professional support of the Adoration sisters of the neighbouring Mercy Hospital.
Children’s village has been set up on lines of that of SOS model,
Avedana Bhavan means a ‘painless home’. It is a hospice for terminally ill