Education Village Resource

Clicking their way to a brighter future

Kalpetta, Wayanad, 7 Nov 2008 Young Manikanden stares intently at his computer and then clicks the mouse.  This twenty-year-old tribal boy is clicking his way to a brighter future.  His is taking a Business Office computer course offered by the Village Resource Center in Kalpetta.   He has been working as a day laborer, but with […]

Health Care

Tele-medicine Kalpetta camp

9 – 10 Sep 2007, Kalpetta, Wayanad Satellite Tele-medicine Camp was held on Sunday the 9th and Monday the 10th of September at the Amrita Kripa Charitable hospital. Over four hundred patients were seen in the two-day period. This camp’s specialty was general medicine. This is the twentieth visit the Tele-medicine unit has made to […]

Community Out Reach

A hospital of hope for wayanad’s vanavasis:

The Amrita Kripa Charitable Hospital for TribalKalpetta, Kerala Kalpetta, the capital of the Wayanad district in north Kerala, is reached by following steep roads that wind through densely forested mountains. The region has been inhabited for at least 12,000 years. The indigenous people who still inhabit this area are the Adivasis: meaning, the first inhabitants, […]

India 2005 Yatra

Amma in Kalpetta

February 4 2005 Yesterday, Amma left Amritapuri for Her brief tour of Kalpetta, Mysore and Bangalore. This is the 12th time Amma has visited the district of Wayanad, where Kalpetta is located. Amma has a charitable hospital for tribals in Kalpetta. She arrived in the mountain-top town at 7:00 this morning. When Amma left Amritapuri, […]