The 8th Taluka level Kannada Literary
Meet (Kannada Sahitya Sammelana) was organized on 28. 12.2018.
Recognizing his dedicated and valuable service in the social work
the director of Vimukti Charitable Trust (R), Pothnal Rev. Fr.
Satish Fernandes was honored on this occasion by respected Raj
Venkatappa Nayaka MLA Manvi Taluka. The honored Fr. Sathish
Fernandes has worked from the month of May 2010 as the Director of
Vimukti Charitable Trust in bringing some change in the lives of the
people in and around this rural area and through various projects
the children from Govt. Schools have been helped by instilling in
them the focus for education, the leadership qualities, need for
sanitation and good health protection of environment and their
rights of having children clubs and children parliament. Thus he has
become the guide for their better future. Hand in hand, he also
works for the poor, helps the sick dedicates time for the betterment
of the society. Through help of the District Panchayat Raichur
UNICEF and governmental aids to the needy people he has also reached
to 50 villages at Manvi Taluka begun adult Literature Programs. As a
token of love for the children he helps many poor children through
free hostel facility, through free distribution school articles,
uniforms and other materials. Presently he serves as member of Child
Welfare Committee. He has been the Light for many who were living
darkness. May his service bear fruit in plenty.