Sri Paduka Charities
Andavan ashramam has some affiliated registered public trusts, like Sri Paduka Charities, Srimath Andavan Trust etc, mainly to help poor families at the time of marriage and also for Apara Kainkaryam (in case of death), free Ayurvedic dispensary. Sri Paduka Charities,under the directions of His Holiness,maintains at Chennai two marriage halls,at the Asrmam complex,in Chennai.It also organises Samashti upanayanam for poor srivaishnavaite young boys and all expences in this connection is bourne by them.This is done around the thirunakshathram day of Srimath, Periandavan --Maasi Pushyam.Every year a minimum of 30 boys are getting this benefit and obtain the blessings of Srimath Andavan.
Srimath Andavan Trust
Srimath Andavan Trust , Chennai has created a corpus fund . The interest earned by the Trust is utilised for the purpose of providing Tirumangalyam,in gold weighing around 4 gms.,to all the needy poor Srivaishnavaite families, at the time of the marraige of their daughters.There is a necessity to enhance the capital of this trust, the returns gained by this trust will benefit many more poor famillies. Those interested may give donations to this Trust.
The payments may be made in the name of Srimath Anadavan Trust and the address is
Chennai 600 040.