“Establishing a just and equitable society by adopting the human values of Love, Peace, Justice, Equality and Prosperity.”
Tirunelveli Social Service Society, popularly known as T.S.S.S. was found in 1972. It is the official organ of the Catholic Diocese of Palyamkottai. It works for the social advancement of a large number of vulnerable and downtrodden people in the society. It has diversified its activities and reaches out to cover a large number of poor people in order to create wider, deeper and sustainable impact on development of the poor and marginalized sections of the society. The motto of T.S.S.S. is “That they may have Life”.
TSSS works in 18 blocks situated in Tirunelveli and Tuticorin civil districts and Tirunelveli corporation. The grassroots organizations of TSSS sprout its roots in 404 villages and 26 wards situated in the above-mentioned working area.
Charity and welfare programmes such as school feeding, poor feeding, food for work, health camps and some relief programmes during emergency situation like flood and drought.
Evaluation took place and the recommendation mandated TSSS to take up motivation programme as a top priority to create awareness among disadvantaged of their life situation, rights and privileges.
Livelihood promotion (Sustainable agriculture / Eco farming and Health promotion) through rights based approach and care and Support programme.
Evaluation and thrust towards Adult education
Promoted integral development of child labourers and street children.
Rehabilitation of street / working children, Organic Farming, Indigenous medicine, HIV/AIDS prevention cum care and support programme, Rehabilitation of Srilankan refugees.
Women Development Programme and Small Savings. Community Health Programme.
Strengthened Community organisations like Self Help Groups, Farmers Groups, Children’s groups and federated them at higher Levels.
Rehabilitation of street / working children, Organic Farming, Indigenous medicine, HIV/AIDS prevention cum care and support programme, Rehabilitation of Srilankan refugees, Empowerment of single women, Formation and promotion of milk cooperatives and milk sales outlets for the sustainable development of target farmers and rural women. Natural Resource Management and micro-insurance for the stakeholders