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Kerala Chapter

The beginning: Mr. Tony Devassy, President Care & Share USA declared the formation of the Kerala Chapter of Care & Share on 29th December 2001 at YMCA hall Ernakulum. The aim and purpose are are to effectively implement and monitor various Care & Share schemes designed and sponsored for Kerala. The Care & Share award 2001 for the best social worker in Kerala was given away to Dr Roshan George MS., DOMS., of Roshan Eye Care Hospital, Tripunithura during the meeting, for the continuing commendable community service for last 14 years (Screened 80,000 people, Free surgeries with intraocular lens implantation, Free phaco emulsification, Screening for school children at 79 schools). Honorable minister for youth welfare, Kerala presented the award. 

Kerala Chapter office bearers 

 

Mr. E. R. Menon - President

Dr. Sachdananda Kammath - Vice President

Mr. Manu Roy - Secretary & Treasurer

Mr. K T Antony - Director

Mr. Girijan Menon - Legal Adviser   

 

The Kerala chapter conducts regular free medical camps with giving eye check up as priority since more people could be benefited within a minimum time frame by getting their vision rectified. 

 

As decided by the Board of Kerala  Chapter to receive and honor the Office bearers of  Care & Share USA when they visit India a gathering  of Care & Share volunteers, associates, and well-wishers was arranged at Parekkat Hospital premises, on 23rd Nov in honor of  Dr. Gopalakrishnan, Medical Board Director, and also Mr. Andrew P. Thomas CPA, Secretary cum treasurer, of  Care & Share  USA visiting Kerala. Owing to unforeseen engagements Mr. Andrew  P. Thomas could not make it up. Dr. Gopalakrishnan distributed the certificate of appreciation of Care And Share USA to all the Camp  Doctors  and Volunteers of Kerala Chapter on the occasion. He listened to the performance of the Chapter for the period from Jan.2002 to Nov.2002, which was given in detail . Also . the people behind the show were introduced to him by the President of the Chapter Mr. E. R. Menon. Dr. Gopalakrishnan and Mr. Andrew P. Thomas were honored by the Chapter and a memento each was presented to them. The Associates the well-wishers and the volunteers spoke of their experience with Care &Share camps. Dr. Gopalakrishnan  in his reply  congratulated the chapter  worked  as a family and  the Head Quarters appreciated their performance, he said.    

 

Care and Share Kerala Chapter  Regd. Office [at PKM Rural Health Centre Complex ]was formally declared open on Jan .1, 2004 by Dr.P.Gopalakrishnan MD. Medical Director , Care &Share Head Qauarters

 

Organisations helped by Care & Share

Activities 2003   2004