- Initiatives taken by department of Social apostolate
- Ashakiran Special school
Ashakiran special school consists of 170 differentially abled children and 30 staff to meet the needs of the children. New building of 25000 sq.feet is now completed with all facilities.
- Star Mahila Samajam
It is a stabilizer assembling unit located at Chelannur. It provides employment for local women and thus enabling them to have sustainable income. All the employees are getting around Rupees 80,000 per year.
- Ashraya Psycho-Social Rehabilitation Centre
This is an institute where mentally ill people are rehabilitated. There are 9 inmates as of now. The service of a doctor ,nurse and a social worker is being provided for the well being of the inmates.
- Voccational Training Unit
A vocational training unit is being run at Amalapuri, Calicut. This is in fact a file making unit where autistic candidates are being trained under a trainer. Those who successfully complete training get salary for the work that they do.
- Social Apostolate through Stars
- Farm Wayanad Project
This project aims at improving agriculture through organic farming. 1,792 farmers are directly benefited out of this project. Apart from organic farming, the main features of the project are; psychological support to the needy, cancer survey, medical camp for cancer detection, awareness programs and befriending services.
The project was started at Aralam gramapanchayath,Iritty Kannur district. 14 crores project aims at providing drinking water to 3500 families in the Panchayath. The work of the project is in progress. At present 16 wells work had been completed. The project would come to an end by March 2015.
- Snehaveedu ( SELAVIP PROJECT)
This project is aimed at renovating houses in urban areas of Calicut city. 30 families enjoy the benefits out of this project.
- Jeevanmarga(Raskob project)
100 families at Gundelpet thaluk in Chamaraj nagar dt. of Karnataka state receive financial support for cow rearing under this project.
- STARS S.H.G’S
There are 30 S.H.G’S under STARS in Kerala and Karnataka. These S.H.G’s are provided with interest free loan for various purposes. Income generating programes like cow rearing, tailoring shops, goat rearing, grocery shops, poultry, petty shops, banana cultivation are carried out by the S.H.G’s under STARS.