- Health Clinic & Maternity Services
- English Medium Primary School
- Tailoring Unit
- Neighborhood Group
- Social Work Trainees Field Placement
- Volunteer Programs
- Service Learning Programs
Health Clinic & Maternity Services
From the time of its inception, FLI has been running a health clinic. The medical team consists of a visiting doctor, resident nurse, and attendant. The clinic provides health and maternity services to the villagers of Mappedu at a subsidized rate. It also provides basic health care services.
Primary School (English Medium)
With the vision of creating a bright future for the of Mappedu, the FLI English Medium Primary School imparts quality education. The school focuses on the holistic development of the child by giving equal importance to both (academics) studies as well as extra-curricular activities. Presently, the school has classes from LKG to 3rd standard. The total strength of the school is 120 students, 6 teachers and Ayahs.
The tailoring unit in FLI offers six courses for the unemployed women of Mappedu. At present, the tailoring unit has 25 students and one qualified teacher. FLI also assist the passing out students in finding placements in various garment units as well as empowers them to start self employment ventures.
- Women Empowerment
- Economic Empowerment
Social Work Trainees Field Placement
FLI offers field work placements, for the students of Social work. They are involved in taking part in the various services provided by FLI as well as in conducing special programmes on special days. They also do home visits and assits in the day to day functioning, in the various programmes hosted by FLI, and also carries out the various methods of social work like case work, group work and community organization.
Children's Resource Centre
A children resource centre was initiated during the summer in proper utilization of FLI resources. Books, videos and games were the main attraction for children. Parents left their children in the resource centre and enjoyed with the children. Due to the unavailability of space the resource centre is closed for the time being.
Doors a community mental health project of the department in Sadras Village is shifted to MCCFLI, Mappedu. Counseling services are offered to school children, parents and also the out patients who come to clinic. At present one of the project staff of the Social work department has offered to help in Counseling.
FLI offers opportunities for volunteer and service learning programs for both national and international students. This year, FLI had three international universities doing volunteer and service learning programs.
Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan: A group of students and fauclty visited FLI. They involved themselves in interacting with the students, teaching them songs etc. they also donated books, stationary items etc for the school.
Bridge Water State College, USA: The bridge Water state university, spend an enriching time with the school students as well as with the Gypsy community in the village. They involved themselves in doing special programs for the children, interacting with the Gypsy community and financially supported them by buying beads etc. they also donated a lot of children’s books for the children’s library and also donated stationary items like pencils, coloring kits etc.
Maryville College, USA: The team from Maryville College was involved in a two day service learning program. In it they divided themselves in to groups and each group had one fieldworkd student. Each group did various tasks like painting the classroom, cataloguing the library books, renovating the infrastucure in the Health and Maternity Clinic, sorting out the Junks & Jewels materials and creating a website linking for FLI.
FLI has various programs and projects in anvil:
- Children’s Resource Centre
- Counseling Care Centre
- Outdoor play area for students
- Construction of classrooms
- Construction of Toilet facilities for children