Upholding the Jesuit value of selfless service to the needy, we the Jesuits of KJES - St Joseph’s Indian Institutions, through the Centre for Social Concern, under the leadership of the Rector, Fr Leo Pereira, and the Institutional Heads of various units and the members of Inigo Sadan Community have reached out to the migrant workers, the poor and the needy in and around the locality, all through this period of unprecedented lockdown announced by the government due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The services extended during this critical period are as follows:
• Shelter for 120 migrant labor/construction workers since the lockdown has been announced.
• Food pack and groceries for 75 stranded construction workers from North India.
• Supply of ration to the families of economically weaker students of St Joseph’s Indian Institutions.
• Online counselling service for the parents and students of SJII by the staff members of St Joseph’s School CBSE.
• Supply of necessary provisions to the most neglected and abused community of the society, the transgender community housed at JD Mara Slum.
• Supply of essential ration to the needy Pourakarmika’s of BBMP.
• Masks to the construction workers to help them stay protected from the Corona infection.
• Moral support to the Police personnel who are tirelessly working in managing the public movement on the roads during this quarantine period by providing them snacks & tea at regular intervals.
• Supply of necessary ration to the homeless and other needy people from the Leprosy Colony, Muneshwara Layout, Chikkanayakanahalli and Sarjapur Main Road.