As a responsible Non Governmental Organization working for the upliftment of the poor and downtrodden in the Kerala Society for the last 25 years, Sri Sathya Sai Orphanage Trust- Kerala actively participate with government of Kerala for fight against Covid 19 pandamic, Rescue and Rehabilitation activities related to the flood and Okhi cyclone affected Communities.
Trust distributed 50000 masks and 100000 food packets among the poor and needy, in and around the premises of Thiruvananthapuram city and Chirayinkeezhu
10, 0000 packets of buttermilk were supplied to more than 10,000 police personnel deployed across the five districts of Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Alappuzha, Eranakulum and Kannur
The 34 houses that were built for the endosulfan victims at Sathya Sai Township, Enmakaje, were also handed over to the authorities, for converting them into isolation wards for Covid-19 patients. This was in accordance with the requests from the District Collector (Kasaragod ), the Panchayat President (Enmakaje) and the Health Inspector (Enmakaje).
Free tele-counselling facility was initiated by the Trust, under the professional expertise ,it was has helped many in easing their mental trauma during this pandemic situation.
The Trust expressed its readiness to the state government to handover its school and college buildings -an area of more than one lakh Sq.feet–to function as isolation hostels for those afflicted with Covid -19
Another COVID-19 initiative by the Trust, “Sai Karunya Project” ,provided free ambulance service to the poor and needy who required regular hospital and lab visits during the pandemic period. This project was flagged off by honorable Minister of Health, Smt. K.K. Shailaja teacher.
Under the “Sai Hasta” project, a fleet of five buses provided free transportation for the employees of Thiruvananthapuram Medical College Hospital. Drivers for this mission were also deputed by Saigramam. Honourable Minister of State Shri . Kadakampally Surendran inaugurated this endevour.
We joined hands with the transgender community at Aluva to distribute free food packets for a period of twenty one days.
The Trust has informed the Ministry of Health that it is willing to hand over its office building at Kannur, to set up isolation facilities for Covid-19 patients and arranged vehicles, for the distribution of Homeopathic medicines intended to curb the spread of Covid-19
The Trust, aided by doctors from the AYUSH centre, conducted several awareness classes and training programmes on the Covid-19 disease. Ayurvedic, Homeopathic, Allopathic and Siddha medicines were provided to the people.
The AYUSH Holistic Centre, handed over 50000 packets of Covid-19 homeopathic preventive medicines to the police forces who were on Covid special duty and the general public . The medicines were meant for the police personnel working in Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulum, Alappuzha, Thrissur, and Kozhikode and kannur district
Distributed free food packets, vegetable kits, 5000 rice bags, Groceries and essentials, Clothes and study materials were supplied to Covid affected communities in all the district of Kerala
Kerala had faced one of the worst floods in 100 years during August 2018. In terms of causalities and financial lost it was the worst disaster faced by the State. More than 250 people lost life, over ten lakh people were shifted to relief camps and other safe places, nearly a lakh of houses were fully or partially damaged. Sri Sathya Sai Orphanage Trust- Kerala actively involved in the Rescue and Rehabilitation activities in alleviating the miseries to the flood affected community and in the reconstruction process of the State during the initial stages of the disaster the Trust brought following services to the people in community and in the relief camps.
Cyclone Ockhi battered the coastal areas of the southern states in December 2017; it made huge damage to the coastal community across Southern Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Many fishermen lost life, many families lost their houses, many houses damaged, and thousands of people lost their living as a result of this natural calamity. Around hundred of fishermen from Kerala lost their life in the sea in this disaster The Centre and State Governments provided immediate help and aids, now the community is started to creep up their life again. It takes long time for them to get back to normalcy in every aspect of life. In this scenario Sri Sathya Sai Orphanage Trust Kerala in corporation with TATA Trusts initiated to provide consistent supply of food (rice and green gram) for 2500 families for a period of 6 months uninterruptedly till they get back to normalcy.