The pictures inserted below are those of the houses of homeowners funded by the Trivandrum Fuller Center for Housing, India.
|House - 12: House of Sajeev Das and family|
Sajeev Das is a homeowner who was living in an asbestos-roofed two-room house. Working for a private company as a field representative, he could not find any prospects of renovating his house and making it fitter and better for continued occupation. The TFCH considered him for the housing assistance and helped him rebuild his house. This Fuller Home had also been earmarked for the GB team to work for. Sajeev, now married, is living happily in his own home.
|House - 13: House of Mallika and family|
This Fuller Home is now owned by Mallika, a casual employee in the State government. Her husband is an electrician. The couple have two school-going daughters. The family was living in an old ancestral house when Mallika approached the Center for assistance. She had received some aid from the local administration, but could not construct beyond the lintel level with that support. This family was selected and helped to complete the house. Another GB team led by M/s Boots and Ramsay were very happy to work for this house with the homeowner family.
|House - 14: House of Rasalan & Yasodha and family|
The joint homeowners Rasalan and Yasodha and their family were living in the raw-bricked, sheet-roofed house seen behind this new Fuller Home. Rasalan is a skilled mason while his wife is a home maker. They had half built this house and left it incomplete at the lintel level for want of funds. The TFCH considered the family's need and funded them for completing the work. The GB team also had a chance to render their support during the RCC of the roof. The family proudly acknowledges the TFCH's support and is happily living in the Fuller Home now.
|House - 15: House of Vincent & Valsala and family|
The house in which this family comprising Vincent and Valsala, the joint homeowners, and their son lived was a substandard one and it belonged to their married daughter who was living away with her husband and children. The family had a very small piece of land to erect a house on. Vincent and his son are masons with the necessary repayment potential. The TFCH considered the family for the housing assistance and helped them to build this Fuller Home which also received the benefits of labour voluntarily put in by the GB team.
|House - 16: House of Jaison and family|
Jaison, a skilled mason who had worked abroad, could not complete his new house for want of funds. He had been living with his family in the two unfinished rooms when his need was brought to the Center's notice through one of the Board members. The Center considered this family, and with the support provided, Jaison was able to complete his house in a couple of months. The family is now very happy about having had a beautiful house to live in. With this housing project we have moved out of Trivandrum and extended our ministry to other parts of Kerala.
|House - 17: House of Johnson Mathew and family|
The River City Church of the USA wanted our ministry to be extended to Kelakam in Kannur, which is one of the northern districts of Kerala. With the approval of the Fuller Center for Housing, USA, our central organization, we built two houses there. This is the Fuller Home of Johnson Mathew, a painter and family who had been living in a rented house for long.
House - 18: House of Paulose and family
This is the Fuller Home of Paulose, a labourer. He and his family had been living in a rented house for long. His son is a tyre resoling worker. With the assistance received from the FCFH they were able to build a house of their own and start living in it. The family feels safe and secure with a Fuller home.
|House - 19: House of Maniyan and family|
This Fuller Home belongs to Maniyan, a skilled mason and family. They had been living in a very inadequate housing environment when the FCFH visited and selected the family for the assistance as recommended by one of the Board members. The family is now happy to have built this house which has provided the inmates a social uplift as well as a comfortable living.
|House - 20: House of Biji and family|
The owner of this Fuller Home, Biji, is a widow, who lived in her old dilapidated small ancestral house. She has four daughters. Three of them are still studying while the eldest is earning some income working in a computer coaching institute. Biji also works in a local convent attending to the menial jobs there. The FCFH visited and selected the family for the assistance as recommended by one of the Board members. The family is now very happy to be living in this new house which is situated in Kottayam District, about three hours' drive from TFCH headquarters.
|House - 21: House of Padmini and family|
Padmini is a homemaker while her husband is a skilled mason. The family had no house of their own to live in. The FCFH selected the family for the housing assistance as recommended by one of the existing homeowners of the Center. The family is excited to have built this house in a shorter period of time with the participation of Global Builders who rendered their sweat equity in the construction work for a few days at a stretch.
|House - 22: House of Sasidharan and family|
This house of Sasidharan & family could not be completed despite some financial aid received from the local administration. It remained incomplete for a long period of time. Sasidharan approached the Center for assistance to complete his house. The Board members who visited the family found them deserving. With the housing loan provided by the TFCH the family completed the house and began to live in it happily thereafter.
House - 23: House of Anu and family
The homeowner is Anu and her husband is an autorickshaw driver. The family did not have their own house. They had been living in a rented house until this Fuller Home was built. The family is thrilled to be living in the new house. They are also happy to have been blessed with a son with the dedication of this house.
House - 24: House of Anoosh Benzi and family
The homeowner Anoosh Benzi is an electrician and he stands flanked by his mother and elder brother. He wanted to build a new house and accommodate his parents there. The house was built with the assistance of the Center and completed as scheduled. The family has experienced a rise in societal status since the occupation of the Fuller Home.
|House - 25: House of Sumathy and family|
The homeowner Sumathy is a daily wage-earner while her husband is a gardener. The family were living in two temporary sheds. Now that they have built a house with the help of the Center, they are happy to move into and live in that Fuller Home with a sort of elevated status.
|House - 26: House of Jaya and family|
The homeowner Jaya is a home-maker while her husband is an autorickshaw driver. The family did not have an adequate house of their own. The TFCH helped them build a Fuller Home where they are now living happily enjoying a better social status than before.
|House - 27: House of Lathika Devi and family|
The homeowner is a domestic worker who had been living in a small rented house for years. She came to know of the TFCH through one of the members of the Board and approached for our assistance. Being eligible with repayment potential, she was helped to build this house, and the whole family, including her mother, is happy to live in their own house now.
|House - 28: House of Bhaskaran Nadar and family|
This homeowner, who is an agriculturist, now lives in the Fuller home with his family consisting of his wife, his son (autorickshaw driver), his daughter-in-law and his grandchildren. They were living in an inadequate house until the TFCH helped them to renovate their existing house. The smiles on their faces say it all.
|House - 29: House of Abhilash and Remya|
Abhilash, who is an electrician, was living with his small family in his relative's house when he approached the TFCH for assistance. The Board found the family eligible for the loan as they possessed repayment potential. The dedication of this house, whose construction was completed within three months, was witnessed by the Global Team from Singapore led by Raymond Chew.
|House - 30: House of Sabu & Family|
Sabu, who is an agriculturist, was living in a rented house at Kelakam when his case was recommended by our partner in Kannur district. The TFCH selected the family as it was found eligible for housing assistance. Pastor Sasi Joseph of the Assembly of God and his wife are seen with the happy homeowner family in the latter's new Fuller Home.
|House - 31: House of Ravi & Santhi's Family|
Ravi & Santhi, who are the joint homeowners, did not have a proper house to live in. They were recommended by their Assembly of God pastor and a former TFCH homeowner. Ravi, occupied as a mason, was found to be in need of a home with necessary repayment potential, so his case was considered by the TFCH Board for the loan assistance. The family built this decent home and has been living there happily with their children.
|House - 32: House of Cherupushpam & Family|
This the Fuller Home of Ms Cherupushpam and her family. This family had been living in a rented house until their Fuller home was completed with the funds lent by the TFCH. With the dedication of this house the family feels that it has a home of its own. While the homeowner is a domestic worker, her husband is a mason. Both of them work hard. The family enjoys living in a permanent house.
|House - 33: House of Aneesh and Family|
This is the Fuller Home of the family of Aneesh, his mother and sister. Aneesh, the homowner, is a labourer whose family was living in an inadequate house. He had erected the foundation for a house but could not get a loan from any source to continue construction and complete the house. Then he approached the Center for assistance. His housing condition was verified, his need was ascertained, his repayment potential was assessed and finally he was provided the loan. In a short span of two and a half months he completed the new house with the sweat equity received from his relatives, neighbours and friends.
|House - 34: House of Chandrika and Family|
The TFCH dedicated this Fuller Home belonging to Ms Chandrika, a grass widow, who earns her daily bread working as a domestic assistant, and lives with her mother and daughter. Chandrika could not complete her house which she started constructing with the government grant received three years ago. Now that her house has been finished with the TFCH assistance, she can relocate her family from the rented house where she has lived so long. The house now looks so elegant with two small bedrooms, a hall, an attached toilet and a kitchen.
|House - 35: House of Don Bosco & Family|
This Home is owned by Don Bosco, the homeowner who is standing to your extreme left. Don Bosco is a young bachelor now working as a salesman in a small shop. With the occupation of this simple and decent Fuller home, he has decided to look for a bride. His mother being no more, he and his father will live in this house until his marriage, which will take place shortly. Others who are posing for the photograph are his very close relatives including his father (standing on the threshold). All of them are happy about Don Bosco having had a good house of his own to live in.
|House - 36: House of Victor & Shobha's Family|
This Fuller Home belongs to Victor & Shobha. Victor, a mason, had been living with his wife in a rented house until this new Fuller Home was dedicated and occupied by the family with the loan assistance of the TFCH. The couple had married off their daughters some time ago. Since then they have struggled hard to build a house of their own. Now that they are in the Fuller Home, they will enjoy dual benefits: They need only repay the loan with the amount they had been paying as rent; they would own this house as soon as the loan is fully repaid.
|House - 37: House of Sachu and Family|
Sachu and Anu are a couple whose existing house with only one bedroom lacked a kitchen and a bathroom. They wanted to add them for a more convenient stay there. Sachu is a casual worker in a Travels Agency while Anu is a driver in a private firm. They had some savings and their repayment potential is satisfactory. With the interest-free loan granted by the TFCH they have renovated their house with the additions as desired and required. The family is seen standing near there house. The smiles on their faces bear testimony to the contentment they are feeling now. The children say that they are happy with the additional bedroom and a good kitchen.
|House - 38: House of Biji and Family|
This house was built for the family of Ms Biji in Kannur district. Biji and her husband are Gospel Workers. The couple has two daughters. Biji, her family and her parents had been living in a rented house for years until they came to know about the Trivandrum Fuller Center for Housing (TFCH) through the Assembly Of God Worship Center, Kelakam. With the interest-free loan provided by the TFCH the whole family is able to own a decent home and live there happily.
|House - 39: House of Leela and Family|
This Fuller home belongs to Ms P Leela, unmarried, who lives with her younger sister who is also unmarried. While Leela is a homemaker, her sister is working as an ayah. They had been living in a rented house for long until they heard about the Trivandrum Fuller Center for Housing from one of our homeowners living nearby. When they approached the TFCH, they were educated, interviewed and selected. On verification they were found to be possessing the necessary repayment potential. Within a period of three months the house was constructed and it was dedicated on January 30, 2017. The family feels extremely happy to have a permanent home of their own with better amenities now.
House - 40 (to be inserted)