There are three trained sisters for social work. They work in
collaboration with the NGO. We set apart 13% of total income for social
work and charity. We take care of few widows and Old people. Every
month we supply food materials , medicines and whenever cloth needed
Two houses are being constructed one in
Kothapally and another in Palakurthy, work is in progress.
12% of our total income from all three
societies are set apart for social work. It is made a unit of Carmel service
society and started separate account. Sr. Emi is given charge of this.
Revolving fund started from this money, and trying to make the beneficiaries
From Oct2013 we have separated from
Balavikasa (the NGO with whom we were working)and started functioning as Jyothi
The main activity we do is SHGs, there are
310 SHG groups in two areas; Mancherial and Bheemaram, 3100members in it.
-We also take care of orphans, semi orphans
and handicapped children helping them in studies giving all financial support.
-Also we help old and destitute by giving
them food materials, cloth, stationary items etc.
-Skilled training like tailoring centers
are functioning in two places.
-Water shed Programme like borewells, water
plant for water purification.
like motivation of tree plantation, distributing seeds and seedlings.
the province combining social work core team and promoters
Every month there is meeting of social work
with provincial, councilor incharge, core team and those who are working in it
full time; evaluating the working of the projects and planning for the next month.
Class on food security and environmental
protection, in which organic farming was explained in detail; is given to
sisters, members from all the communities attended it.
Awareness regarding social work policy and
revolving fund is given to each community and animators also are appointed.
Due to lack of personal, no one is sent for
Training programme for those who are
working in Jyothi Vikasa is given by Balavikasa, every month for 3-4 days.
has kitchen garden and flower garden and training of organic farming is given.
village called Tunkada is adopted for integral growth. Now arrangements are
done to stay there in a rented house and to start tailoring centre immediately.
We have bought a plot to build convent and church.
community care centre which was supported by NACO has withdrawn the support and
now from June 2013it is run by province social work alone. There are 10 beds
having inpatients and every day out patients also come. Nutritional support
also is given from Jan.2014.
-Started getting medicine from Kerala for
alcohol de addiction and giving to the alcoholics.