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Mangaluru, Mar 11: Snehasadan, St Camillus Care Home, collaborated with Bethany Educational Institutions to organize the distribution of essential food supplies, linen, and required items for schooling and education on March 10 in Snehasadan campus, Kinnikambla.
The distribution of essential supplies that focused on more than 750 families around parts of Kinnikambla, Gurpur and Kaikkamba is a remarkable gesture that showed solidarity with the local residents. The beneficiaries in this scheme are people who are among the least fortunate and most vulnerable to the pandemic and they have been identified on the basis of their financial predicament due to Covid-19. This project is part of the Covid-19 relief work of Sneha Charitable Trust (SCT) managed by the order of St Camillus, a catholic religious order and an international faith-based organization based in Bengaluru, which is exclusively involved in the healthcare field for the past 450 years. The project has been funded by the generous contribution from Buddhist TZU CHI Foundation founded in Taiwan.
The distribution programme was honoured by the esteemed presence of distinguished dignitaries. Keynote address by J R Lobo, former MLA of Mangaluru south spoke about the need to help each other during Covid and he appreciated the merciful works of the Camillian fathers. Fr Baby Ellickal, the provincial of the Camillians in India and the president of the SCT was honoured for his outstanding and devoted service for the covid relief activities. He had spent tremendous energy organizing and implementing this project. Sr Cicilia Mendonca BS, provincial of Bethany Sisters-Mangaluru was honoured for her enthusiasm and commitment in channelizing the various components of this project through Rosa Mystica Educational Institutions. Presidential address was given by Bishop of Belthangady diocese Lawrence Mukkuzhy. He highlighted the importance of helping each other during the pandemic to dispel the darkness of Covid 19. Felicitations and messages were given by Rajashekharrananda, Vajradehi Mata, Fr Antony Lobo, parish priest of Pompei Church, Kaikkamba. Sr Juliana, the manager of the Rosa Mystica Educational Institutions and Sr Jancy, director of Jeevadaan were present on the dais and were honoured with mementoes.