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Society in Kochi

Kochi is a fine example of an upscale, posh urban society of India. The city records high percentage of literacy, a thing quite rare in India, and is known for its rich culture and high standards of living. Kochi, over the last decade, has not only evolved as a favourite residential spot of many of the elites in India, but has also managed to attract a large number of foreigners who found their perfect home location in this picturesque Kochi.

Kochi residents are known for their dynamic presence in social causes and awareness of social justice and human rights. It is for this reason we get to see a myriad number of non-governmental organisations, small and big charitable institutes and welfare centres actively participating in betterment of the city and making Kochi and ideal place to live in.

Society in Kochi

NGOs in Kochi

We get to see a variety of NGOs in Kochi. While some fight for human rights and justice, others devote itself in uplifting the society through its various civic works like keeping the city pollution free, making people aware of different diseases and its cure etc.

Cochin Urban Leprosy Treatment & Education Scheme
Main Road, Kochi M G Road
Kochi – 682016
Phone no.: 484 2231480

Cyriac Elias Voluntary Association
Ceva Bhavanmonastery
Road Ernakulam
Kochi - 682011
Phone no.: 484 2380862

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Orphanages in Kochi

There are some reputed orphanages in Kochi that have earned a name for its care, healthy upbringing and providing basic education of some of the unfortunate homeless children in the city. One of the reputed orphanages in Kochi is Jana Seva Sishu Bhavan. This orphanage has taken up the task of rescuing homeless children from the beggar mafia and providing them shelter and home. This orphanage has conducted various upliftment programmes and has constructed an ideal living space at Nedumbassery for homeless boys in Kochi. This orphanage accommodates over 300 boys and provides education till 4th standard. It also has a football ground, basket ball and volley ball court and a swimming pool for the boys.

Orphanages in Kochi

Other good orphanages in the city are St Tresa's Mercy Home, Ummal Qura Islamic Association, Ummal Qura Islamic Association among others.

Janaseva Sisubhavan
Pb. No 107, Aluva
Kochi - 683101
Phone no.: 9895466339, 484 2606079, 2603379, 2604921
Website: www.janasevasisubhavan.net

St Tresa's Mercy Home
41/1062, Banerji Road
Kochi -680018
Phone no.: 484 2355787

St Theresas Orphanage Convent
40/6377, Convent Road
MG Road
Kochi - 680035
Phone no.: 484 2351177

Ummal Qura Islamic Association
Xliv 2974, Deshabhimani Road
Kochi - 680017
Phone no.: 484 2537596

Bala Ashram
Kottakakam, Near Palace High School
Kochi - 682301
Phone no.: 9447573315

Navajyothi Youth Guidance Centre

Donbosco Wellfare Centre Society
Kochi - 682006
Phone no.: 9496023336, 0484 223100

Cresent Girls Ophanage

12/1357 Panayapilly
Kochi – 682002
Phone no.: 0484 2220851

St Mary`s Convent Orphanage
Balikaram Thrikkakkara
13/1-a, St Mary's Convent Npol Road
Devankulangara, Edappally
Kochi - 680021
Phone no.: 084 82426801

Old Age Homes in Kochi

There are quite a few good old ages homes in Kochi. Most of these old age home provides all the basic necessities required for a happy life and also comes with medical facilities and direct contact with medical institutes and hospitals for handling emergency situations. Some of the well-known old age homes in the city are F.I.H. Santhibhavan Convent Oldage Home And Women's Hostel, Sree Poornathrayeesha Vridha Sadanam Charitable Trust, Sree Poornathrayeesha Vridha Sadanam Charitable Trust among others.

Old Age Homes in Kochi

St Agnes Old Age Home
St Agnes Convent Rd
Pandikudy, Chullickal
Kochi – 682001

F.I.H. Santhibhavan Convent Oldage Home And Women's Hostel
Aroor Thoppumpady Rd, NH 47
Kumbalam Ferry, Edakochi
Kochi – 682010
Phone no.: 0484 2327892

Sree Poornathrayeesha Vridha Sadanam Charitable Trust
Old Bus Stand, Near Central Theatre
Main Road East Fort Lane, Thrippunithura Main Rd
Kochi - 682301
096 33 012277

Thabeetha Old age home
Irumpanam, Thrippunithura
Kochi – 682301

Government Old Age Home
26/1859, Thevara, Near Fisheries School
Thevara, Kochi – 680013
Phone no.: 0484 2663641

The contribution of charitable and welfare centres for preserving the beauty of the city as well as its involvement in making individual life better and happy cannot to be overlooked. The city houses a number of NGOs, orphanages and old age centres that works day and night to make other people life safe and content.

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