Voluntary Health Services

Mahalingam Mariammal Mani Vizha Charitable Trust
Constituted in the year 1983, the following establishments are being run by the Trust:

Kasturba Gandhi Oral School for the Hearing Impaired, Varadarajapuram, Coimbatore

Teaching is imparted by highly trained teachers in this school from Kindergarten to High School level to deaf students by oral method. Sri P.G. Christoper Director and OSHI Nagercoil is the Honarary  Director Dr Lewih wallace and Mrs Ellen Bown and DELTA are honarary visitors.

Kasturba Gandhi Memorial De-addiction and Rehabilatation and Research Centre, Coimbatore

Started in the year 1993, the centre attracts very good response from alcoholics. Nearly 200 patients are treated every year. An amount of Rupees 1500 is spent on each patient towards stay, food and medicine. The patients  also get periodical medical check ups. Meditation classes, yoga and indoor games are provided to them during their stay.

Mahalingam Mariammal Sidha Hospital, Siruvani

A hospital with adequate facilities located at the foot of Siruvani hills surrounded by abundant natural wealth keeps the patients healthy. Variety of medicinal herbs have been planted around the hospital and one sidha doctor visits the hospital daily to treat the patients.

Kasturba Gandhi Memorial Sidha Hospital and Research Institute, Varadarajauram, Coimbatore.

The hospital is looked after by a team of Sidha doctors. No consultation fee is collected from the patients. A nominal amount is collected towards cost of medicines.

Tmt. Mariammal Primary School & Tmt. Rukmani Ammal Higher Secondary School, Pollachi

Taking care of educational needs of students in Tamil medium. First school in Tamil Nadu to offer Higher Secondary examination in Tamil Language. Apart from this, vocational training is also given to the students from high school.

Nachimuthu Gounder Rukmaniammal High School, Kovai Mahalingapuram- Vellalore

Similar to the above two school one elementary school and High School is run at Vellalore  with 500 students. Meduim of instruction is Tamil.
Gandhi Museum
Photographs of the life of the father of the nation are exibited in two halls in the museum. Students from colleges and high schools often visit the museum. Lectures on Gandhian thoughts are often arranged by Gandhians.
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