Tsunami Relief Work
RELIEF WORK:-


  ®        3395 families were given kitchen utensils.
  ®        1298 families were given groceries.
  ®        745 families were given fresh vegetables
  ®        205 families of  Mela Manakudy were given kerosene pump stoves.
  ®        732 school students were given school stationery items.
  ®        185 people from different villages were given sewing machines.
  ®        1997 people including 134 young people from different villages were given clothes.
  ®        56 school children from Kadiapattinam village were given school uniforms.
  ®        50 young men of Melamanakudi village attended four wheeler-driving classes and obtained permanent                  driving license.
  ®        The young people of Manakudy and Singaravelan colony were supplied with advanced sports items.
  ®        House hold furniture like cots cupboards were distributed.
  ®        6 young ladies were helped with different items such as bureau, jewels, cot, wedding clothes, grinder,                 etc. during their marriage.
  ®        129 families were supplied with 43 fishing nets of various types.


TAILORING INSTITUTE:-

  ·        Running a tailoring institute at Manakudy and 42 young girls and poor ladies are learning.



BUILDING PROJECTS:-


  ·     A home for mentally challenged children was constructed in October at Melamanakudi village.

  ·     57 cents of land has been bought at Sinclairpuri to establish Tsunami Rehabilitation Projects beginning                with Fashion Technology as well as Computer training institute.


SUPPORT TO SCHOOL CHILDERN:-


  ·        22 girls have been admitted in Duthie school hostel and all their educational needs are being                                met by India YFC for the next three years.

MISCELLANEOUS-:


  ·        21 young girls were taken on a picnic to Trivandrum district.

  ·        The girls of the Melamankudi Tailoring Institute went on a tour Bangalore and Mysore in September 2005. 

  ·         Four full time YFC staff are ministering to the Tsunami Hit Villages in Kanyakumari District


TSUNAMI RELIEF WORK DONE BY INDIA YOUTH FOR CHRIST


Tsunami high tidal waves hit the shores of Tamilnadu on Dec 26th, 2004 right from Chennai City to Kanyakumari District in the South killing thousands of people and destroying many houses and buildings. Our immediate interest was to help Chennai city and the nearby places. However the Lord clearly led us to help the people in several villages in Kanyakumari District in South India.

We started getting funds from several YFC friends and well wishers around the world and were able to help 6 selected villages in Kanyakumari district. We began our help to the people who were directly affected in Tsunami. So far we have been able to do the following: