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FOKANA Launched Humanitarian Projects in Kerala

PARUMALA: As part of the silver jubilee celebrations, an ongoing humanitarian project was launched by FOKANA in a function held at St Gregorios Hospital Parumala on Wednesday January 27, 2010.

Metropolitan Dr. Yuhanon Mar Chrysostomos of Niranam diocese inaugurated the launching of the projects. FOKANA president Paul Karukappally presided over the function.

The year-long humanitarian projects were introduced by Adv. Biju Oommen Muringasseril to the public. The projects include housing for the homeless, free medical assistance, educational assistance and assistance for heart surgery.

Joseph M Puthussery MLA, K K Shaju MLA, Dr. M. Anirudhan, Manmadhan Nair, Mathew Kokoora, Dr. Alex Paul, T.S.Chacko, Thampi Chacko, Parumala St Gregorios Hospital chief executive officer Fr Alexander Koodarathil, K Anadagopan and Pratapachandra Varma spoke on the occasion

FOKANA president Paul Karukappally is a council member of North East American Diocese.