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  • Welcome to Social Action Forum, Irinjalakuda

    Social Action Forum Irinjalakuda (SAFI) is the official social work and development agency of the Catholic Diocese of Irinjalakuda. It was established in 1978 and registered under the Twelfth Travancore – Cochin Literacy, Scientific and Charitable Societies Act XII of 1955, vide Registration No. 166/83 dated 10th August 1983.

    SAFI functions in 134 parishes of the diocese spread over area of 1180 sq. km, for the sustainable development of the society with a special focus on the weaker sections of the community irrespective of caste and creed or gender. It envisages a society where the resources available in the society are accessible to everybody by which an integrated development of the individual will be realized. Since its inception SAFI is engaged in building up a new social order with gender and environmental sensitivity based on moral values and principles. Read More...


    Establishment of a right based and gender harmonious society rich in social capital / resources, warm in human fellowship concerned about ecosystem and food security.


    To Motivate and facilitate the marginalized population towards a right based and gender harmonious society through mobilization of people's power and participation

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    The Diocese of Irinjalakuda through Its Social Action Forum in collaboration with Kuwait Syro Malabar Association

    It was in the year 1978 that Irinjalakuda diocese was erected bifurcating Thrissur Diocese and Msgr. James Pazhayattil was appointed as the bishop of the new diocese. Right after the inauguration of the diocese and the Episcopal ordination, bishop Mar James Pazhayattil initiated the formation of a social development organization out of his concern for the poor, the needy and the marginalized...