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Projects Supported

 

Projects supported by Care and Share since 1991

USA Projects

1.

AMERICAN RED CROSS, For the Oklahoma bombing disaster. 

2.

LIVING LIGHT OUTREACH CENTER, 1414 W. 63rd St., Chicago. This facility accommodates the homeless, and their work with people who have alcohol and drug problems. Financial support and clothing were given.

3.

Free asthma nebulizers donation program for schools and charities in the US.

4.

NATIONAL SOUTH ASIAN AIDS ORGANIZATION, Chicago - financial support was given to promote AIDS awareness.

5.

THE OLIVE BRANCH, 1043 W. Madison, Chicago - They meet the basic needs of the hungry and homeless by providing food and shelter - financial support.

6.

CYNTHIA HOSCH MINISTRIES -to feed and clothe homeless. Continuous financial support is given.

7.

APNA GHAR (OUR HOME) 4753 N. Broadway, Chicago. Battered Women's Society.    

8.

MORNING STAR MISSION, Joliet, IL. A rehabilitation center for drug and alcoholism.

9.

DAY BREAK, FAMILY SUPPORT CENTER, in Joliet, IL. Soup kitchen.

10.

Eye glass clinics continuously conducted in various parts of Chicago.

11.

Care & Share's weekly feeding program at the People's Church, at Lawrence Avenue, Chicago. 

12.

CARE & SHARE INTERNATIONAL, Chicago - seed money to start additional Care & Share chapters.

13. Katrina Hurricane, Financial Aid to Salvation Army
14. Viraj Pillai/Leukemia treatment
http://www.Virajpillai.org  – Fund drive along with Kerala Association of Washington to support the treatment of a community member family.
http://www.kaow.org/viraj.htm
 
15. 2007 The Christian Mission of Pignon (http://www.pignon.org/NewFiles/CMP.html) - Care and Share financially supported their "Maternity Housing Project"

 

Projects for India

16.

Established an AIDS-free blood bank in Cochin, in collaboration with the INDIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION. This blood bank screens blood for HIV diseases (AIDS). 

17.

RAKSHA, Cochin, The institution for the care, education, training and management of children with multiple disabilities, financial support was given for them to buy a bus. Obtained collaboration of TRINITY Services of Joliet, IL, for technology transfer and development of curriculum. 

18.

SOCIETY FOR THE WELFARE OF THE AGED, SICK, AND THE HANDICAPPED, Palakad. We supported them financially in their building project. 

19.

THE CORPORATE EDUCATION AGENCY OF CALICUT, -helped them buy desks and benches, and assisted a major repair of the old school building 

20.

KUSMAGIRI MENTAL HEALTH CENTER, Kakkanad- helped establish child psychiatric unit. 

21.

CORTINA HOSPITAL, Chellanam - assisted in establishing a surgery unit for this nonprofit organization located on an island. 

22.

FRIENDLY CENTERS OF INDIA, Mulanthuruthy - a rehabilitation center for the people with either orthopedic or sensory disabilities. 

23.

HOUSE OF PROVIDENCE, Irvinjalakuda, - a shelter for destitute, elderly men over the age of 60 who have no other means of support. Financial aid was given for various needs. 

24.

SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DePAUL, Irinijalakuda, -financial support was given to make toilets for the poor, and also to give books, umbrellas, and uniforms for the poor children. 

25.

SNEHAGIRI SOCIETY, Mala - a shelter for the aged and neglected men and women, We supported their building project. 

26.

SHANTHI NILAYAM, Trivandrum- a rehabilitation center for the mentally handicapped women. We supported their building project. 

27.

MADONA, Chalakudy - a rehabilitation center for the mentally handicapped women. We supported their building project. 

28.

HOME FOR THE AGED - run by the sisters of Holy Angel's Convent, Kuthiathodu. We supported their building project. 

29.

MITHRAM, Cochin - The institution for the care of mentally handicapped children. Financial support was given for their building project. 

30.

ERNAKULAM SOCIAL SERVICE SOCIETY for building 15 houses for the homeless. 

31.

AMALA CANCER INSTITUTE, Trichur. 

32.

CARE & SHARE'S PERMANENT ASTHMA AND POLY CLINIC, in Panangad, (near Cochin) an underdeveloped area.   

33.

SHREYAS, SULTAN"S BATTERY, Waynad, medicines, food, clothing and shelter for 33 families. 

34.

VINCENT DEPAUL SOCIETY, Ernakulam, Kottayam, Palliport, Financial help to poor families. 

35.

ST. JOSEPH'S ORPHANAGE, Kidangoor South. 

36.

DON BOSCO VOCATIONAL CENTER, Cochin, to buy sewing machines for free distribution to create jobs for the unemployed. 

37.

SISTERS OF THE DESTITUTE, Alwaye, India. Clothing for the poor. 

38.

MAAR ELIAS SNEHABHAVAN ORPHANAGE, Wynadu. 

39.

ASSISSI BHAVAN, Parur, for rehabilitation of destitute children, widows, and elderly women.. 

40.

ALERT-INDIA, Bombay, the Association for leprosy education, rehabilitation, and treatment. 

41.

CAREER GUIDANCE CENTER, Elenthikara, vocational training center for the unemployed. 

42.

CORRECTIONS, INDIA, Kottayam, rehabilitation for prisoners and their families. 

43.

Annual asthma camps have been conducted in Kerala for the last five years. 

44.

POOR HOME, Alwaye, for the inmates clothing needs. 

45.

POPE JOHN PAUL PEACE HOME, Athani, for building a shelter for forty handicapped and mentally ill, depressed youth. 

46.

Donation to Mayo Clinic foundation for the start-up and the site visit cost to develop a diabetic education, research, and treatment center for India. 

47.

PROVIDENCE CHARITY TRUST, Palai, to build an extension for a rehabilitation center for mentally ill and depressed youth. 

48.

Asthma nebulizers donation program for all the medical colleges in Kerala State and for 11 AAPI (American Association of Physicians from India) Charitable Foundation Clinics in various states of India.

49.

Sponsored statewide survey on the prevalence and morbidity of mental disease and bronchial asthma in Kerala State in collaboration with the state government. 

50.

Free cataract surgeries for the needy people in collaboration with Roshan Eye Care Hospital. Since  2002 Roshan Eye Care served more than 200 cataract patients.

51.

JANEY FOUNDATION. An institution for mentally retarded children in Cochin, India. Financial help was given to purchase a bus to transport the children. 

52.

SRADH, a home for handicapped children located in Cochin, India. Financial assistance was given to this organization. 

53.

DALITH CATHOLIC WELFARE FUND is based in Changancherry, Kerala to help the underprivileged. 

54.

TAILORING TRAINING CENTER, a trade center for teaching the unemployed, located in Varantharappally, Trichur, Kerala, was helped by Care and Share. 

55.

ABHAYAM , located in Tripurithura, Kerala, is involved in extending medical care, eye care, and educational assistance to the underprivileged. Till 2001 Care and Share was involved in joint projects with this organization in the area of cataract surgery.

56.

SWASRAYA NILAYAM is a home for mentally retarded children in Kattoor, Kerala. Financial assistance was given to improve the teaching facility. 

57.

HOLY INFANT MARY CONVENT, an orphanage located in Wynada, Kerala, was also financially assisted by Care and Share. 

58.

SWAMI RAMDAS CHARITABLE MISSION in Kanhangad. Financial assistance was given to a medial facility. 

59.

ABHAYA BHAVAN SOCIETY, Tiruvalla, a facility for the homeless 

60.

VOCATIONAL TRAINING CENTER for the DEAF, Tiruvalla, a facility for teaching trades to the deaf. 

61.

POPE PAUL MERCY HOME, Thrissur. Financial assistance was given to attend Special Olympics for the Handicapped Children. 

62.

SAN DAMIANO CAPUCHIN ASHRAM, Thrissur. Financial assistance to various medical projects for the needy. 

63.

THE MALABAR MISSIONARY BROTHERS, Thrissur. A facility for the aged destitute men, and financial assistance for their building projects. 

64.

CHILD CANCER CARE CENTER OF CALICUT. Financial assistance for the treatment of poor children with cancer. 

65.

Donation of mammogram machine to LOURDS HOSPITAL in Ernakulam, for early detection of cancer. 

66.

Care and Share, along with Dr. Joseph Kannankeril of Chicago, donated a bus to RAKSHA, Cochin, a center for the care of mentally and physically handicapped children. 

67.

Financial assistance to start WORLD INDIA DIABETIC CENTER in Trivandrum with the help of the MAYO CLINIC.   

68. 2002, 2004 & 2005 Financial Support - Friends of the Birds of the Air - Divyahrudaya Ashram, F.B.A Charitable Trust, Chennaipara.P.O, Peechi, Thrissur - 680 653, Kerala, India.
69. 2004 & 2005 - Financial Support - Poor People marriage assistance Program - St.Vincent De Paul Society, Mount Carmel Roman Church, Kara, Kerala, India.
70. Center For Excellence, Trivandrum: Scholarship for needy children.
71. Cochin Kidney Foundation, Cochin: Financial Aid for needy kidney patients.
72. Adarsh, Cochin: Cerebral Palsy Center, Financial Aid
73. Jeevodaya Provincial House, Alwaye: A Center for Destitute Elderly. Financial Aid for the aged home.
74. Maithri, Suicide Prevention Crisis Center, Cochin: Financial Aid.
75. Capernaum Sneha Sishu Bhavan, A Center for the destitute from the streets of Cochin run entirely by a Catholic nun. Financial aid.
76. Catholic Congregation of Blind, Muringoor, Chalakkudy, Kerala. Financial Aid.
77. Home of Faith, Chittethukara, Kakkanad, Kochi, Kerala – Handicapped girls and boys orphanage – Financial Support
78. Providence Home, Athani, Kakkanad, Kochi, Kerala - Mentally retarded girls/women orphanage – Financial Support
79. Pain and Palliative Care Clinic, Medical College
Calicut http://www.painandpalliativecare.org   - Financial support for the underprivileged people suffering from cancer and other chronic diseases taken care by “Santhwanam” unit operating from Tanur, Malappuram, Kerala
80. Provincial Superior Counselor – Kottayam - Old Age Home & Orphanage – Financial Support
81. Computer Science and Engineering Association, Anna University, Chennai, India – Fund drive along with Tamil Sangam in Seattle (Washington, USA), Anna University Alumni association, and Computer Science department of Anna University in Chennai, India to support a 20 year old Computer Science Engineering student from Anna University for the bone marrow transplantation.
82. Worldvision, Chennai, India http://www.worldvisionindia.org  - Child sponsorship
83. SOS Childrens Village, Bangalore, India http://www.soscvindia.org  – Child sponsorship
84. “We One Charity”, Kaladay, Kerala - Financial Support - “We One Charity” helps poor patients in the locality to meet the medical expenses. They were instrumental in getting drinking water to the village on a regular basis. They were also successful to get State Transport bus service to the village easing the pain of students and other workers.
 
85. 2006 Pallium India - Financial support to expand the operations of Pallium, India to help Pain & Palliative care initiatives across India. It was handed over during 2006 Humanitarian Award cermoney being held in Kochi on November 5th.
 
86. 2006 Chellanam Tsunami Housing Project Phase 1 - In association with KAOW (www.kaow.org) Care & Share built 5 houses to support the Tsunami victims.
 
88. 2007 Chellanam Drinking Water Project - To allevaite the acute shortage of drinking water at least for few in Chellanam village, Care & Share implemented Rain Water Harveting solution in 10 households.
 
89. 2007 Chellanam Tsunami Housing Project Phase II - In association with AKMG (www.akmg.org) Care & Share is building 6 houses in the second phase to support Tsunami victims. The work will be completed in the month of July.
 
90. 2007 Cochin Kidney Foundation - Care & Share is sponsoring 120 dialysis for the most needy patients approaching Cochin Kidney Foundation during 2007
91. 2007 "Friends of birds of Air" - Financial assistance towards the construction of a new Kitchen
92.

2007 Financial Support for the Cancer patients in Ernakulum General Hospital. The cancer ward in this government run hospital treats 50-70 in-patients. The hospital hardly has any resource to cover for the patient's medical needs. Most of these patients come from extreme poor conditions and backgrounds. Nuns from the nearby convent have offered voluntary services to take care of those patients in the advanced stages of the disease. The donation amount will be used for the medical needs especially for painkillers like Morphine.

Other Projects Financed

 

93.

Bangladesh Prime Minister's Relief Fund, Typhoon disaster in 1991. 

94.

Care and Share provided clothing, food, and medical supplies to the victims of the tragedy in Honduras.

95.

Financial assistance to WORLD VISION to aid humanitarian work in Kosovo.

96. Thailand Missionaries of Charity, Nongbua Lamphu, Thailand.
97. 2006 Sisters of the Adoration Convent in Nkuhungu, Tanzania, Africa - Funds towards the construction of a new school building for the poor.
   
     
 
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