John Ariappilly, SJ
The Delhi Province has six Social Service Centers – Jaipur, Bhiwadi, Ropar, Almora, Jehangirpuri (Delhi), and Shahabad (Delhi). Shahabad and Jaipur have accredited Vocational Institutes (by NIOS – Delhi) also.
Jesuits: there are nine Jesuits involved the Social Animation work (4 full timers)
Sisters: Sisters are helping us in three centres (Bhiwadi, Ropar & Shahabad)
Animators for the village animation works (5 Centres)
Staff for the Skills Formation activities (5 Centres)
Teachers for the Balwadi and Coaching classes (all the centres)
Empowerment of the weaker sections in society.
Empowerment of Youth (mainly girls) and Women.
Greater Social Awareness and Social Thrust
Provide education for the underprivileged and dropouts
Vocational training for the underprivileged and dropouts
Empowerment of the slum dwellers (Delhi centres)
Empowering the less privileged through coaching classes.
Awareness programs of family care, village sanitation and hygiene
Empowerment through Self Help Groups
Environment Protection (especially in Almora)
Main Thrusts & Skills Formation Activities:
In order to achieve the main objectives a number of programs and activities organized.
The following are some of them:
Cutting and Tailoring (4)
Beautician Course (4)
Fashion Designing (2)
Tally, Web Designing
Coaching Classes (All the Centers)
Self Help Groups (all the 5 centres);
Workshops on human rights etc.
Credit societies (Ropar & Almora)
Helping the poor avail government schemes and facilities
Trainings in horticulture, health
Modern Secretarial Practice
Self Help Groups:
The members of the SHGs are the main motivating force in social animation work in all the centres of the Province. They enable the village womenfolk to be financially in a better position. They also take up important issues of concern for the villagers. Creation of social awareness is brought in through various activities among girls, children, women, etc. Social unjust practices are powerfully tackled by the SHG members.
Celebrations of Girls Child Day, Women’s Day, Literacy Day, Human Rights Day, Independence Day, etc. enable us to spread greater social awareness among our beneficiaries.
Career guidance programs to be introduced in some centres
Attempts to tie-up with Job Placement Agencies
Conducting Workshop Programs for all the courses
Making classes more interesting through new methods of teaching.
Having regular meetings with parents to motivate their child’s/children’s progress.
Introduction of a new Diploma Course in ‘Dress Designing’ accredited by NIOS
Awareness building among the village folks using the platform of NFSA.
Giving soft skills to young women along with vocational courses.
- Province Centres and Directors/ In charges
Xavier SEVA Kendra, Estd: 1986
Ranidhara Top, Hira Dungri,
Almora, Uttarakhand – 263601
Fr. Pradeep Indwar: firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Xaviers School, BS Colony, Estd: 1987
PB No.28, Bhiwadi,
Alwar, Rajasthan – 301019
Fr. John Ari: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Xavier’s School, Estd: 2006
Ashok Road, Jaipur,
Rajasthan – 302001
Fr. Vincent Paul: email@example.com
St. Vincent de Paul Church, Estd: 1990
Delhi – 110033
Fr. Viren Minz: firstname.lastname@example.org
Good Shepherd SS Center, Estd: 1988
Ropar, Punjab – 140001
Fr. Jose Kuriakose: email@example.com
St. Xavier’s School, Bawana Road, Estd: 1990
Rohini-26, Delhi – 110042
Fr. Sebastian Jeera: firstname.lastname@example.org