Home for Needy Children
Highest priority has been accorded to this. Even before own accommodation could be constructed, we hired a building and established KUTUMBAM – Home for needy children. KUTUMBAM means ‘family’. It was decided to admit orphan/ needy boys in the age group of 5-9 years.
Today, the KUTUMBAM has its own modern facility to cater for of 160 inmates.
The Home provides for all the basic needs of shelter, food, clothing, health, education and recreation. It also has numerous value addition and personality development programmes. All the children are put in schools and given formal education. Informal education is a standard norm in Kutumbam.
Vocational training will be provided to the children so that they are well placed to find employment at the age of 18 years. Academically endowed boys will be provided assistance in higher education.
Opportunity and facility is provided for discovering the latent talent in every boy.
Senior Citizen Facility
This is intended to be built up with modern senior friendly infrastructure facilities and services. Best designs available all over the world have been studied and adopted for local conditions.
ANSWER supports higher education of a deserving students. Similarly, sponsorship is arranged for needy persons requiring lifesaving medical intervention and treatment.
Improving the Infrastructure of Rural Schools
Drinking water and toilet facilities have been provided where these were lacking. Also, requisite furniture for the teaching staff and sports goods for the students have been provided. ANSWER will continue to work in this field.