(6 Apr '05)
6 April 2005
Concreating, plastering, wiring & painting of 18 homes are almost finished. Construction of the rest of the 32 houses are underway in Edavanakkad, Ernakulam District, Kerala
Construction materials for 150 homes is being transported to Arattupuzha, Alappuzha District, Kerala.
Materials for construction in Alappad Panchayat, Kollam District, Kerala are being procured. Received the plan on evening of 5th April for constructing houses in Alappad Panchayat. This is the fifth time the Govt. has changed the plan of constuction.
Ashram distributed 4,500 kg of uncooked rice in Arattupuzha on 3 March and 25,000 kg on 12 March.
Ashram has sponsored 31 more traditional Indian weddings in Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu and the weddings of six couples in Alappad Panchayat, Kerala.
Ashram has repaired 30 boat engines and 100 boats for fishermen in Karaikal, Pondichery.
Ashram is building fiber glass boats for the Alappad villagers
Ashram is conducting regular games and other forms of entertainment for residents of its temporary shelters in Samanthampettai, Nagapattinam District, Tamil Nadu
Swimming lessons are being provided for village children in the Ashram swimming pool to help them overcome their fear of water. One day, Amma Herself even came to help teach the children.
Ashram is also providing dancing, harmonium and table lessons for the village children of Alappad.