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Thaddeus Dham,(Seat of St.Thaddeus)


A Centre for gentle character formation

Thaddeus-dham,(Seat of St.Thaddeus) a Home for the Children, is run by the Oblates of Saint Francis de Sales (OSFS), an international religious congregation.  This centre is registered under the Karnataka Samarpana Educational Society, (KSES) which is a Voluntary Charitable Organization formed and registered by the OSFS Fathers in 1994 (Register Number 524/94-95) for Community development in India.  The project “Home for the Children” - Home away from Home aims at improving the educational standards of the needy children from low income families from various remote villages of India.  This centre will provide residential and educational facilities like Computer centre, library, tuition, sports and recreation centre to the less fortunate and needy students.

This Centre with residential and educational facilities is a need to extend affordable educational facilities to children from various remote and under developed areas of India.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
The primary goal of this centre is to bring more people into the main socio-economic stream, promoting equitable access to resources and opportunities expanding educational opportunities.  All these can be achieved through partnership with needy children and co-operation with generous hearts.  Karnataka Samarpana Educational Society is actively involved in community development process, since its inception of function as a registered Charitable Society.

Idukki District is mainly a mountain area, and it is one of the border Districts of Kerala neighbouring to Tamil Nadu state.  As a rule, this district is predominated by low-income fetching families.  They live at the subsistence level doing traditional jobs, agriculture and many cannot afford costly educational facilities.

By providing opportunities for quality educational facilities to children from the low income-fetching families, the living standards and employment opportunities is sure to improve the socio economic status in future.