INDIA - HYDERABAD PROVINCE (INH)
SOCIETY OF THE DIVINE WORD
(SOCIETATIS VERBI DIVINI)
On first Saturday morning : Medical camp for the elderly widows and widowers at Narimeta village. About 150 very elderly poor people get free medicines. Afternoon medical camp is at Neermala a sub station of our Kadavendi mission. About 100 patients gather there for treatment by Fr. M. Xavier svd.
On the third Saturday :Fr. M. Xavier svd is in Darsi in Ongole district with the Jesuits for treating the HIV AIDS patients. He travels more than 300 KM one way to treat about 200 patients waiting for him there. Fr.M.Xavier svd has a medical team to carry on his ministry.
GURU NILAYAM, BHONGIR
On the second Saturday :our Holy Spirit nuns run their HIV AIDS medical service in our place. Fr. M. Xavier svd is present as the patients need his service too.
On every Friday : Till noon Fr. M. Xavier svd gives his medical service to a home for the aged run by a hindu man in Sitarampur which is 2 kilometer before our Kadavendi mission. Besides treating the inmates of the Home for the Aged, about 100 out patients too are receiving medical treatments from Fr. M. Xavier svd. Every Friday afternoon Fr. M. Xavier svd treats the patients in Kadavendi.
ACTIVITIES OF GURU NILAYAM
Sunday to Thursday : from 9 AM to 5 PM Medical clinic with X Ray, ECG, lab facilities Eye check ups for providing spectacle, tractions for neck and back… etc, is going on In Gurunilayam Bhongir. About 2500 to 3000 patients per month benefit from this medical service. About 300 ptients receive spectacles.