VATHSALYAM - KANYAKUMARI
Land for the new building in a peaceful tranquil location, project for 2020
SewaUK have agreed to support the construction of Vathsalyam – a boarding school for the mentally challenged in Kanyakumari district of Tamilnadu.
The Total funds required for the construction of ground floor of the building is 6620 x Rs.2500 = 1,65,48,840 /- (Rupees One Crore Sixty Five Lakhs Forty Eight Thousand Eight Hundred and Forty only).
Your help will enable us to construct a boarding school for the mentally retarded at Kanyakumari and serve the community better.
A short note on Vathsalyam
Vathsalyam is a home for mentally challenged students to providing boarding and support for them. Vathsalyam was formed in 2015, the same year we started our school in a rented building. In order to serve the society better Vatsalyam needs its own building.
Out of 35352 Differently abled persons 3249 are mentally challenged, 1660 are mentally Ill as per 2011 census in the locality.
Mentally challenged children and their family members.
A Day care centre for mentally challenged.
To continuously train mentally challenged children and provide medical care where appropriate.
A land has been already purchased and planning permission applied.
This centre will change the teaching and learning environment of mentally challenged children and their parents in this region.
Methodology for Implementation
The children will be taken from their homes by a vehicle and dropped back.
A building of 28m x 22 metres will be constructed in the available plot In Kalkulam village of Kanyakumari District. Construction Area is 22 metre x 28 metre = 616 metres converted into Sq.feet 6,620.
Cost of Construction
Total cost for construction of ground floor of the building is 6620x Rs.2500 = 1,65,48,840 /- (Rupees One Crore Sixty Five Lakhs Forty Eight Thousand Eight Hundred and Forty only)
How will it be Sustainable?
It will be sustainable by local CSR fund raising and local funds from the well-wishers.