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Mrs. Chinnamma

Aged 75 and staying at Santhome Unit says

“I am a native of Trichy and am residing in this Santhome Centre for over seven years. I am married and my husband had passed away long back. I have no children. Some years back, I met with an accident and there was no one to take care of me. Hence, some friends brought me to “Kaakkum Karangal”. I am taken care very well. For ailments, I am taken to a nearby clinic. Food served is good. I am very comfortable here.”


Mr. Y.S.Rao

Aged 85 and a resident of Santhome Centre has this to say

“I hail from Rajahmundry of Andhra Pradesh. I was engaged in the film industry and was very prosperous. I was married and my wife had passed away. I have a daughter who is married off. I was ailing seriously and there was no one to take care of me. On the advice of my doctors, I came to “Kaakkum Karangal”. Here I am staying for the past five years and I am taken care very well. I am very happy to reside here.

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Mr. Abraham

Aged 65 and staying in Santhome Unit says

“I am a native of Tirunelveli. I was a driver. I got married and a son was born late. He is now studying. I came to Madras during 1969. As there was no one to take care of me, I came to “Kaakkum Karangal”. I am staying here for the last four years and I am very happy here. I do not have any problem for food and clothing.I am given good medical assistance when required.”


Mrs. Lakshmi

Aged 80 staying for the last six years in the Thiruvanmiyur Centre expresses:

“I am a native of Madurai and my husband had passed way. I have no children. I was a cook. Due to the death of my husband, I came to Chennai along with my brothers. Because of ailments, since some years I could not work. Some known people brought me to “Kaakkum Karangal”. My basic necessities are taken care of well here including my medical assistance at times of need..

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Mrs. Saroja

Aged 70 staying in the Thiruvanmiyur Centre says

“I am a native of Chennai. I was staying in Thousand Lights area. My husband had passed away long back. I have no children. I was doing some work and managing myself. But after some time, I could not do any physical work. Therefore, through some friends, I came to “Kaakkum Karangal”. I am staying here for the last three years. I am very happy. Food and clothing are provided. Medicines are also given, when I become ill.”


Mrs. Pappamma

Aged 69, staying here for the last two and a half years expresses

“I am a Kannadiga, hailing from Hosur near Bangalore. I was very prosperous and led a comfortable life with properties and land for cultivation. My husband was a farmer. We had four children but only one has survived today. My husband died because of mental ailment. Unfortunately, in one year alone, I lost four members of my family. I lost all my prosperities. I later worked as a cook. Because of my health, I cannot work now. Hence, as advised by some friends, I came to “Kaakkum Karangal”.I am happy to be here. I have no problem for food and clothing. “Kaakkum Karangal” takes care of me well.”

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