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Field education is the signature pedagogy for social work. Consistent with the mission of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, the students are bestowed with an opportunity to transcend theoretical knowledge by engaging in educational endeavors that helps nurture their skills and appreciate the realities of coping with complex problems in the quest to improve the quality of life and subjective well-being of the society.

  • ARDHACADY – Rural Camp at Munroe Island or Mundrothuruthu, Kollam District, Kerala
    April 20-25, 2018
    The MSW programme insist a compulsory rural camp, which was conducted this year [2017 batch] at Mundrothuruthu (Munroe Island), a small village in the Kollam district of Kerala. The six day camp was from 20th April 2018 to 25th April 2018…»»
  • Mazhamooli – Tribal Camp at Vazhachal and Malakkappara, Kerala
    March 17-24, 2017
    Mazhamooli – A tribal camp was organized at Vazhachal and Malakkappara, Kerala, by the department of Social Work, Amrita Vishwa Vidaypeetham, Amritapuri campus, from March 17-24, 2017…»»
  • Field Extension Programs in Rural Viallges of India 2018
    Women and children in Kanti village, Haryana celebrated Earthday with support from AMMACHI Labs’ community organizer and facilitator. In this event, all villagers enthusiastically participated and took the pledge to keep their village polythene free and spread awareness about it.AMMACHI Labs and social works students got an opportunity to be part of the 56th annual day celebrations of Muthakara school in Wayanadu, Kerala. It was a goodplatform for the children from vallaramkunnu village to display their singing and dancing abilities. Our team and students helped the kids to perform various programs like folk song, dance, drama, and a skit on Edasseri’s well-known poem ‘Poothapattu’ – The song on the Poltergeist. Pootham, is a folklore idol who appears dancing to the rhythm of drum- beats and short pipes on every courtyard after the summer harvest. Performance of our young village kids were well appreciated by the villagers and shool authorities.
  • Awareness Program on Women’s Legal Rights
    October 23, 2013
    Social work trainees Anjaly Mohan, Gopika Mohan and Parvathy conducted an awareness program women & Legal Rights…»»(link is external)
  • Ente Strithwam – Program at Mahila Mandir, Karikode
    September 19, 2013
    Social work trainees Anjaly Mohan, Gopika Mohan and Parvathy organized a one-day program, Ente Strithwam, at Mahila Mandir, Karikode on September 19, 2013…»»(link is external)
  • Onam Celebrations at Old Age Home
    September 12, 2013
    Social work department celebrated their Onam amidst of great happiness and cultural programs at an oldage home in Kollam on September 12, 2013.The event was atteneded by all inmates, staffs and guests…»»(link is external)
  • Orientation Visit to AIMS Kochi
    August 21, 2013
    The social work trainees started their orientation visit to Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi on August 21, 2013. AIMS is a result of Amma’s desire to provide outstanding and affordable medical care to all regardless of one’s ability to pay…»»(link is external)
  • Orientation Visit to Gandhibhavan, Pathanapuram
    August 3, 2013
    The social work trainees started their orientation visit to Gandhi Bhavan, Pathanapuram, Kerala, on August 3, 2013.Gandhi bhavan is a home for the abandoned and the destitute…»»(link is external)
  • Residential Camp at Parambikulam
    February 7 – 13, 2010
    Supported by Forest Development Agency (Palakkad) and NRHM Mother NGO (Palakkad), Social work department organized a camp, Triyampagam, at Parambikulam.
  • Amritarpanam – One Day Program at Mahila Mandir, Karikode
    April 20, 2013
    Social work trainees organized free medical camp and awareness class on personal hygiene for women at the Mahila Mandiram…»»(link is external)
  • Women’s Day Celebration Human Chain and Street Play
    March 8, 2013
    As part of Women’s Day Celebration, the MSW students performed Street play based on the UN theme for the year 2013 Promise is a promise- stop the violence against women…»»(link is external)
  • Vongal – Seven Day Tribal Camp
    December 14 – 20, 2012
    Social Work department conducted a tribal camp, Vongal, for the first year MSW students to Munnar, Athirapally and Vazhachal…»»(link is external)
  • Skill Development Training for Students
    November 24, 2012
    First year MSW students conducted a skill development training program for the inmates of Kollam Government Childrens’ home on November 24, 2012…»»(link is external)
  • Children’s Day Program at Government Fisheries School
    November 14, 2012
    As part of Children’s day , MSW (Community Development) students organized various programs at Kuzhithura Government Fisheries School, Alappad…»»(link is external)
  • One Day Field Observation Visit
    August 21, 2011
    As part of the social work sensitization program, a one day field observation visit for the 1st and 3rd semester MSW students at two organisations, namely: The Kerala State Cashew Development Corporation Limited and Gandhi Bhawan International Trust
  • World Alzheimer’s Day Observed
    September 21-22, 2011
    To commemorate World Alzheimer’s Day, an awareness program was organized at SIMS, Kollam and at Amritapuri Campus. The movie titled, A Moment to Remember (Korean) based on Alzheimer’s disease was screened at Amritapuri Campus
  • Rural and Tribal Camp at Thenamanallur
    February 22 – 28, 2013
    In association with CORD Siruvani (Thenamanallur), the first year students of Socialwork department organized a seven day rural and tribal camp.
  • Educational Tour for Students
    February 20 – 27, 2013
    Second year students undertook tour in Hyderabad visiting National Institute of Rural Development, Prajwala, Gramya Association for the Promotion of Social action and Sacci Water Foundation Deaf Enabled Empowerment.
  • Rural and Tribal Camp at Porthy, Nilgiris
    February 9 – 15, 2012 A seven day rural and tribal camp was organized at Porthy, Nilgiriss.
  • Industrial Visit to Darjeeling
    February 9 – 15, 2012 Second year MSW students visited Gangtok, Darjeeling during from February 9 – 15, 2012.
  • Goonch – Tribal Camp at Nelliyampathi
    February 5 – 11, 2011 A tribal camp Goonch (The Echo), was organized for students of Amritapuri and Coimbatore campuses during February 5 – 11, 2011.
  • Industrial Visit to Mysore and Coorg
    February 7 – 11, 2010 Second year students visited Mysore and Coorg during February 7 – 11, 2010.
  • Alcoholism Awareness Program for School Students
    November 4, 2009 Second year MSW students conducted an awareness program on Alcoholism at VH School, Kanjikodu for students of Class 8 and Class 9.
  • Cancer Awareness Program at Chinnaiyangoundenpudur
    September 18, 2009 In association with CCF, second year MSW students conducted a Cancer Awareness Program at Chinnaiyangoundenpudur on September 18, 2009.
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