It was disheartening to see how many people, especially disadvantaged urban city dwellers, struggled to sustain themselves and feed their families during the pandemic. The economic downturn greatly challenged and impacted their daily livelihoods as they strived to feed their families. The Sanctuary House (SH) team initiated ‘Meals for the Needy’ to reach out to […]
Since its launch in 2007, Sanctuary House (SH) has always been conscious of its environmental responsibility. Care has been taken to minimize damage to existing trees on the property while planting endemic- and fruit-bearing trees has always been a priority. Since 2013. we have planted more than 50 trees around the buildings. In 2015, we […]
In 2013 an Art competition was held in two nearby schools. The best artists were invited to Sanctuary House and encouraged to reproduce their winning art on our boundary wall
In 2009 we constructed a new toilet for the nearby local Catholic church as part of a Sanitation and Hygiene initiative.
We also donated uniform material for 75 poor children from the village in 2008.
In 2008 we also conducted Basic Computer Programs for 40 children.
Both the English Classes and the IT classes were conducted in a Modified container with Air Conditioning. It was a novel experience for the children.
In 2008 and 2009 we conducted free English Classes for over 100 children who were referred to us by the Local Parish priest since they could not afford to attend paid classes in the city.