Chennai Province

Chennai Province Social Action Information

ARUWYE, the Social Development Office of the Province of St. Thomas the Apostle - Chennai came into existence in the year 1998 to facilitate the co-ordination of all the developmental activities of the Province. Social Development Office was partially equipped with the help of the Salesian Sisters Congregation and by COMIDE. Sr. Saroja Mary Pitchai was the first Development Officer and Sr. Maria Selvam was the first Assistant Development Officer. In the year 2003 Sr. Joseph Lumin Priscilla was appointed as the Development Officer who served in the office till May 2010. Social Development Office was included in the Provincial Team from the year 2008. ARUWYE, the Salesian Sisters’ Organization as a Social change catalyst is completely dedicated to the socio-economic uplift of the Youth at Risk and women of the working classes especially the poorest, through the works proper to the Institute such as Oratories, Youth Centers, Schools (Formal and non-formal) Professional Institutes, Shelter Homes and other initiatives for educating and training at various levels. Address: Social Development Coordinator ARUWYE, Mazzarello Convent, United india Colony, No. ½, III Main Road, 5th Cross Street, P.B.5301, Kodambakkam, Chennai 600 024 Tel : +91-44-247 30815 Mobile: +91 94441 56060 Email :



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