BURIAL OF UNCLAIMED BODIES
- The LIFE Trust started on 26-11-2005 buried 1773 bodies so far.
- Women of several families from all walks of life led by Smt.Kalaivani, Mg.Trustee of the trust does the noble cause without any remuneration from the trust.
- The bodies are taken for burial from mortuary of the GH, Salem after getting due clearance from Police & Hospital Authorities.
- So far about Rs.16.10 lakhs incurred for the cremation of above bodies.
- Ambulance van was also donated by cumulative efforts of philanthropists of Salem, Chennai and other places.
Women never goes to burial ground even however much related to them and will stop up to the front door. But these 15 family women of all walks of life are courageous and compassionate in receiving the unclaimed, even decomposed bodies not related to them any way that too without receiving any remuneration for a decade. Their service is Laudable and Noble.
- Providing simple food for 3 times a day to the destitute, insane, uncared-for, old and sick people within the Salem Municipal Corporation Limits in Bus stops, Railway Stations, Verandahs of Hospitals and in streets.
- The needy people who are bedridden and await their last journey have been provided boarding, lodging and medical facilities free of cost.
- Keep them peaceful till their last breath and bury their body with full honors after death.
CONSTRUCTION OF PERMANENT BUILDING
- The Destitute home is housed in an old dilapidated school Building of the Salem Municipal corporation which Leaks at Rainy days. Only one toilet and one bathroom are in this building for 30 persons.
- The current building is very old, more than 60 years and it is a Municipal Corporation building which is not safe at present
- A new building construction is in progress with help of philanthropists. Cost of this construction may work out to Rs.28 Lakhs. Support from any one will help this cause.