Just and Self reliant society with highly resourceful people living in harmony and mutual help.
Ernakulam Social Service Society (ESSS) is committed to promote, support and sustain the socio-economic and developmental initiatives of the poor and the marginalized through social mobilization, empowerment and decentralization
Ernakulam Social Service Society (ESSS) came into existence on August 28, 1962 to cater the developmental concern of the poor and the marginalized population in the coastal belt of Ernakulum and Trcihur Districts. It was the initiative of the Archdiocese of Verapoly, the then Catholic Hierarchy of the Church of Kerala. Archdiocese of Verapoly hails its origin from Vicariate of Malabar in 1856 and has been instrumental for many social changes in religious and secular arena.
Archdiocese of Verapoly has been in the forefront to establish and conduct institutions in the educational as well as in the health sectors and wanted to establish Ernakulam Social Service Society (ESSS) solely to do community organization and socio-economic programmes for the socially and economically disadvantaged sections of the area irrespective of caste, creed and religion. ESSS has been registered under the Travancore Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Regn. Act XIII of 1955 in 1962 (Reg. No. ER- 8/1962). Presently it has an area of in 1500 Sq. Kms comprising a population of 25 million.
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Rev.Fr. Jaison Vadasserry