About Us

Vision

The Vision of MSSS is to create a just society based on Gospel values of social harmony and equity with democratic and human values. This vision is evolved from its development philosophy that the poor are the real owners and they are to be placed at the centre development process.

Mission

The Mission of MSSS is to serve the poor, marginalized and unorganized sections of the society, by promoting and strengthening their community based organizations, in order to enhance the creative potentials of the individuals and the groups, for sustaining the development and empowerment processes.

Aims & Objectives

  • To facilitate the formation and strengthening of people structures and organizations
  • To facilitate the processes of critical consciousness building among the poor and the marginalized
  • Formation and strengthening of local leadership
  • To promote gender consciousness and equity in the society through the development cycle
  • To promotesustainable management of natural resources
  • To promote holistic health care in the community
  • To capacitate the leaders of local institutions and other NGOs on development themes and ICTs
  • To promote micro-ventures of income and employment of generations
  • To support poverty reducing programs
  • To promote innovative and sustainable agricultural practices in watershed base
  • To support participatory development processes
  • To support linkages and collaboration among different local institutions
  • To support action research and documentation of experiences
  • To promote networking and policy advocacy
  • To establish development research , resource centers and so on

Overall Objectives

Inclusive development of weaker sections through various development activities and empowerment programs.

Specific Objectives

  • To promote and strengthen community based organizations among the weaker sections.
  • To support other NGOs and local institutions through capacity building sharing, networking, linkages and policy advocacy.
  • To promote sustainable farming practices among small farmers.
  • To support activities of the community based organizations for poverty reducing and sustainable livelihoods among the weaker sections.
  • To promote education and critical awareness on socio – economic and political issues.
  • To promote sustainable management of natural resources.
  • To enhance gender consciousness of individual, group, community and policy level.
  • To promote sustainable management of natural resources.
  • To enhance gender consciousness at the individual, group, community and policy level.
  • To promote innovative and sustainable methods and practices among the rural population.
  • To promote integrated health care system.

STRUCTURE

MSSS has a decentralized structure where all the crucial stake holders from the grassroots to the governing body have decision making powers and responsibilities clearly envisaged out. The vertical and horizontal communication pattern makes the system very much transparent and accountable.

STRATEGY

  • Promotion of community based organization
  • Promotion and management of micro enterprises
  • Decentralized approach
  • Capacity building
  • Participatory methods
  • Promotion of farmers club and women organizations
  • Linkages and networking

MAJOR ACTIVITIES

  • Promotion of community based structure-self –help groups,farm clubs, child clubs groups, groups for physically challenged etc.
  • Capacitating the leadership of local institution and other NGOs
  • Supporting poverty reducing program
  • Enhancing gender consciousness
  • Promoting micro-ventures for income generation and employment
  • Promoting innovative and sustainable farming practices
  • Supporting participatory development process
  • Supporting linkages and collaboration among different agencies and institutions
  • Action research and documentation of experiences
  • Networking and policy advocacy

Major Projects

  • Deen Dayal Upadhya Grameena kausalya Yojana(DDUGKY)
  • ESTP under National Urban Livelihood Mission(NULM)
  • Skill Based Enterpreneurship Development Programme
  • Micro Credit counseling project
  • Women Leadership Development Project
  • Family Development Project
  • Support for persons with difficulties
  • Environmental awareness project
  • Community Based Disaster Risk Management Programme
  • Project consultancy services at the local self-governments
  • Project of Snehasuraksha for widows
  • Special Consultative Status with Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) with United Nations –Malankara Social Service Society was granted special consultative with Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of United Nations since 2016.
  • United Nations Academic Impact(UNAI)- recognized Malankara Social Service Society  as one of the members of the UNAI body considering its continuous educational services to the marginalized sector of the society towards sustainable development
  • National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM)-Malankara Social Service is one of the Capacity Building Agencies selected for NRLM under the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India for the services in the field of social mobilization, institutional building, financial inclusion, livelihood promotion and convergent practices especially in the rural sector. The operational area is mainly concentrated on different States of India.
  • Ministry of Rural Development recognized Malankara Social Service Society as one of the Project Implementing Agencies (PIA) for the DDUGKY project among over the Indian States.
  • Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship under DGET recognized Malankara Social Service Society as one of the Direct Testing Centers for NCVT certification on MES courses. 
  • National Urban Livelihood Mission (NULM) chose Malankara Social Service Society as one of the Skill Training Providers for the unemployed youth among the urban areas.
  • Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India selected Malankara Social Service Society as one of the partners for the skilling the persons with disabilities.
  • Department of Social Justice, Governt of Kerala recognized Malankara Social Service Society as one of accredited agencies of the service delivery for the vulnerable sector of Kerala State which includes the target groups of women,children,disabled and senior citizens.
  • Kerala Local Self  Government Service Delivery Project(Thaddessa Mithram) under the Department of Local Self Government,Government of Kerala selected Malankara Social Service Society as one of the Consultancy agencies for the project identification and project developments
  • Kerala Women’s Commission recognized Malankara Social Service Society as one of the partners for the quality service providers to the women folk in the state.
  • Life Insurance Corporation selected Malankara Social Service Society as one the Micro Insurance Premium Point for the speedy micro insurance related services in the state.
  • Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) recognized Malankara Social Service Society as one of the partner organizations for the social work education to the marginalized sectors in the state.
  • Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) selected Malankara Social Service Society as one of the EDP training centers to enhance the capacities of the women and youth for venturing micro enterprises unit.
  • Kudumbasree Kerala State Poverty Alleviation Mission selected Malankara Social Service Society  as one of the Skill Training Institutes for micro enterprise promotion.
  • Kerala State Planning Board included Malankara Social Service Society in the expert committee for the bamboo development projects in the state.
  • Kerala State Women Development Corporation (KSWDC) selected Malankara Social Service Society for micro finance services to the low income women groups.
  • Thiruvananthapuram Municipal Corporation selected Malankara Social Service Society as project implementing agency for Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM)   funded by USAID-GOI-UNDP-Climate Risk Management Project.
  • Stop TB Partnership selected Malankara Social Service Society as one of its members worldwide for TB care and control services.
  • Partnership for TB Care and Control of India (PTCCI) selected Malankara Social Service Society as the State Focal Point for the Kerala State.
  • Thiruvananthapuram TB Forum selected Malankara Social Service Society as the leading NGO in the field of health action and TB control programmes.
  • Sense International India selected Malankara Social Service Society as the project implementation and facilitating agency for Sparsh Deaf-Blind project.
  • Kerala Women’s Commission entrusted MSSS as the facilitating agency for Pre-marital counselling in State of Kerala
  • Snehavirunnu free noon meal programme a memorial of the 60th Birthday of Cardinal Baselios Cleemis Catholics.
  • Snehasuraksha supporting 130 widowed mothers by providing 1000 Rs on monthly basis. 

Team of Management

Patron & President

His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis Catholicos
Major Archbishop’s House, Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram-4
0471-2541642, 2541643.
Mob : 8281081375

Director & Secretary

Fr. Thomas Mukalumpurath
Srothas, St.Mary’s Compound, Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram-4
9446703056, fr.thomasmukalumpurath@gmail.com

Treasurer

Sr.Lizbeth FDSHJ

Name of the STAFFS                      

Office Staff

1. George Daniel                  
2. Saji K Baby                      
3. Rajan S                          

Navajeevan - Ashakiranam

4. Sijo ( Co- ordinator)                    
5. Sheela Rajan                      

DDU GKY


6.   Jincy  S S ( Co- ordinator)                
7.   Abey E Mathews                  
8.   Ajitha  L                           
9.   Ajin John J C                        
10. Alan R Mani                      
11. Anitha B S                      
12. Babitha P Soman                  
13.  Baiju  R                      
14. Cinu S Robin                       
15. Jijeshmon  J A                  
16. Justin  T S                      
17. Neethu S Jayan                  
18. Sibi R V                      
19. Sonia Sebastin                  

SENSE

20. Abin S ( Co - ordinator)              
21. Akila I                               
22. Baby Selvesteen T R                  
23. Brinda Ajith                       
24. Jayachithra M S                      
25. Jasmin Beevi                       
26. Jeena D J Sherin                       
27. Latha A                           
28. Leela Johny                           
29. Sherlin Goldy S                       
30. Silvi Joy R                          
31. Sujatha Joseph                        
32. Reji J                              

NULM

33. Nisha Mathew ( Co - ordinator)               
34. Anju Rani                           


SAFP

35. Souparnika  V ( Co- ordinator)               
36. Jessy Rajan                          
37. Pushpam Jose                       
38. Rajumon                           
39. Simi    S                           

LF


40. Meera Nair  M ( Co- ordinator)               

Federal Aswas


41. Mathew Isaac ( Co - ordinator)               

LIC

42. Manju V ( Co - ordinator)              

Staff

43. Deepa                           
44. Geethakumari                  
45. Lalitha T                          
46. Raju                               






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