Kalvi Kendra (a Grass Root Resource Centre for Education & Development) founded by Fr. Claude D'Souza, SJ., a Jesuit Priest, the former AICUF (All India Catholic University Federation) Director who has been the source of inspiration from its inception. It is a Non Profit, Non Governmental & Egalitarian in nature and started it's Mission of "Empowering the deprived sections and Building Human Society" at the grass - root level.

* Fumigation(Filling Gaseous pesticides for Pest Control) process have been carried out in Saidapet Slum.

* Women’s Day Conference – Feb’16

* As a part of Flood Relief Campaign by Kalvi Kendra, about 160 Packages including Rice, Oil, Groceries and Bed Sheets have been distributed in Suthukulam Village at Cuddalore District.

* Mr.S.Chinnappan, the director of Kalvi Kendra has been awarded with Doctorate by International University of Jerusalem for the 37 years of Humanitarian services in the field of socialwork and also awarded with Sevaa Ratna by Compassion Trust, Thiruvannamalai. He was felicitated by the staff of Kalvi Kendra, PRI Leaders and CBOs in Villupuram district.

* Village wise Social Mappings are being carried out in kandamangalam block to identify the status of toilet at the village level.

*Eentrepreneurs development data collection n is being carried out in the Dalit habitations of Kandamangalam Block.

*Orientation to elected PRI Leaders on the project “ Elimination of open defecation” took place at Kalvi Kendra training centre.

* New CSR activity has been initiated in Sornavur Keezhpathy village of Villpuram District with the support of BNP Paribas.

* Rescue shelters are being constructed in 5 villages under CMDRR programme.

* Training on Gender equity to the CRPs (Community Resource persons) is taking place in Kalvikendra training centre. It is organized by TNSRLM.

* Farm lands aside Thenpennai rivers were protected in 4 CMDRR villages by raising bund.

* Primary data collection has been completed in Kandamangalam block of Villupuram district for Perspective plan preparation under SBGF project sponsored by State planning commission.

* Training on book keeping to VPRCs (Village Poverty Reduction Committees) is taking place in Kalvikendra training centre. It is organized by TNSRLM.

* Tree Seedlings were planted in 10 CMDRR villages.

*Training on Non Communicable Diseases to CRPs (Community Resource Persons) is taking place in Kalvi Kendra training Centre. It is organized by TNCDW.

*Cultural programmes were organized for the students studying in Disaster coaching centres.

341, Salai Agaram, Koliyanur (via) 605 103
Villupuram District, Tamil Nadu, INDIA
Phone : 04146 - 249421 / 249858
E-Mail : kalvikendra@gmail.com