Welfare Service Ernakulam (SAHRUDAYA)

Reg. No. ER-32/65
Anjumuri, Ponnurunni, Vyttila,
Kochi, Kerala - 682 019
Ph: 0484-2344243
Email: wseekm@gmail.com
Web: www.welfareservices.org

 

Welfare Services Ernakulam (Sahrudaya) founded by Cardinal Joseph Parekattil, Archbishop of Ernakulam- Angamaly Archdiocese, is based at Kochi and has proven track record of 51 years in the development sector. It has facilitated formation of more than 7000 self help groups the foundation stones of its development work. Sahrudaya has made major contributions in Micro Finance Programs, Social Security Programs, Family Development Programs, Environment & Rural Technology Applications, Natural Resource Management, Livelihood Development and Community Based Rehabilitation programs. Swasrayanidhi savings scheme was initiated in the year 1984 for promoting thrift and savings among people and bank linkages. Micro Credit Cooperatives and Self Help Groups were formed under the umbrella of WESCO Credit in 1999. Save A Family Plan India which was co-founded with Sahrudaya has grown into an International funding agency supporting thousands of poorest families in India.

INITIATIVES OF SAHRUDAYA

  • Naivedya Yoga Training Centre, Ponnurunni
  • Naivedy Ayurveda Hospital, Ponnurunni
  • Sahrudaya Tailoring Unit, Ponnurunni
  • Counseling centers at Sahrudaya Regional Office, Paravoor
  • Soukyasadan ( Old Age Home) Chethicode, Basic Facility Centres at N.Paravoor & Edakkunnu
  • Sahrudaya Silk Kendra, Champannor, Angamaly
  • Sahrudaya Honey, Parambayam, Angamaly
  • Sahrudaya Meat Processing Unit, Champanoor
  • Sahrudaya Agro- Garden, Ponnurunni, Sahrudaya Agri- Nursery Cherthala & Parambayam
  • Sahrudaya Family Marts at Ponnurunni, Cherthala, Paravoor, Angamaly, Kalady, Koratty, Thannipuzha, Karayamparambu, Pallamthuruth, Mallussery & Sahrudaya Eco-shop at Ponnurunni
  • Sahrudaya Sparshan Federation ( PWDs) & Melodies, Ponnurunni

ACCREDITATIONS

  1. Suchitwa Mission
  2. Kerala Statement Women Development Corporation
  3. Kerala Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency
  4. Agriculture Department, Government of Kerala
  5. ANERT

CORE COMPETENCY

  • Training in Microfinance Management, PRA, CBR of PWDs, Sustainable community health care practices, Environment & Waste Management, Moderation Techniques, Livelihood Development etc
  • Rural Technologies for Biogas Plants, rainwater harvesting, waste management systems
  • Honey Processing
  • Silk Clothe Manufacturing, Vermi Composting
  • SHG based products marketing & Sahrudaya Family Marts

AWARDS

  • • Fr. Jose Alex Award of Rajagiri College,
  • Kalamassery, 2001
  • Biogas Extension Centre of MNRE, Govt. of India, 1997
  • Best Animation Award in 2014 by Caritas India
  • CEERD Paristithi Mitra Award by St. Stephan College, Uzhavoor in 2016
  • State Award for Best Institutions involved in Rehabilitation of the PWDs by Social Justice Department in 2015

INFRASTRUCTURE FACILITIES

  • Sahrudaya Central administrative office @ Ernakulam
  • Sahrudaya Regional Offices at N.Paravoor, Cherthala, Vaikom, Angamaly, Koratty, Kalady and Ernakulam
  • Sahrudaya training centre:
  • Well furnished four training halls
  • Accommodation facility for 80 persons

OPERATIONAL AREA
Malappuram, Palakkad,
Thrissur, Ernakulam,
Kottayam & Alleppey districts.
[90 Grama Panchayaths,
07 Municipalities &
Ernakulam
Corporations ]
Partner
[persons] : 70,000

REGISTRATIONS
Silk Mark Certificate
Service Tax
MFPI
FSSAI
FCRA
12A
PAN
TAN
TIN
80G

DSSS POLICIES
• NRM
• HR
• Gender
• Child Development
• Environment

CBO PROMOTED
SHGs 7104
Credit unions 31
JLGs 39
Farmer’s clubs 55
Children’s clubs 102
Staff Strength: 62
[5 Professional & 10 Technical]
Volunteers: 355