Muthoot Group Organises Limb Distribution camp
Kochi: Muthoot M George Foundation, the CSR wing of the Muthoot Group, one of India’s leading business conglomerates, under Muthoot Snehasancharini Project, distributed 101 artificial limbs for the unfortunate amputees at Muthoot Management Academy (MMA) Tripunithura, in association with Rotary Clubs of Cochin West and Coimbatore Midtown from Rotary District.
The official inauguration was done by Baselios Mar Thoma Paulose II Catholicos of the East & Malankara Metropolitan. George Alexander Muthoot, Managing Director, The Muthoot Group presided over the function. The event took place in the august presence of Rtn Achuthan Mathoor, President, Rotary Club of Cochin West, Rtn. A V Pathy, District Governor, Rotary District 3201, Dr. Murali, Rotary Mid Town President, Fr. Prasanth, Principal, Sacred Heart College, Ernakulam.
The Limbs distributed were manufactured at Rotary Coimbatore Midtown Artificial Limb Centre by using materials mostly imported from Germany and United Kingdom. The conventional Resin Socket with Soch Foot and Suspension Sleeve model for Below Knee and TES belt model for Above Knee is user friendly, lightweight, durable, easy to wear and remove.
This is the first time that a Resin model type free Limb camp of this magnitude is organized in India, for which Muthoot Group has played a vital role in organising and fully sponsoring the 101 Limbs. George Alexander Muthoot, Managing Director, The Muthoot Group said, "We are happy to help people to WALK BACK in LIFE to lead a normal living. The person also becomes the earning member of the family moving towards an independent managed lifestyle. This reflects the strength and direction of our organization, and our commitment to Taking India Forward.”
The beneficiaries are spread over from all parts of Kerala namely, Ernakulam, Kochi, Idukki, Wayanad, Kottayam, Palakkad, Kannur, Kozhikode, Kasaragod, Vaikkom, Mazhappuram, Muvattupazha, Kollam, Trichur, Alapuzha, Chavakkad, Trivandrum and Thodupuzha.
The process of identifying the beneficiaries from all parts of Kerala began from the month of March 2019 by the members of Rotary Club of Cochin West with the help of volunteers from the Economics department of the Sacred Hearts College, Kochi, amputation due to accidents, Diabetic, Insect Bites , Gangrene and few other reasons attributes to the amputation.