St. Amalarakkini Hr. Sec. School for the Blind is a residential school, established in the year 1980 to provide education, rehabilitation, life skills & vocation training skills for the visually impaired children.
For over 40 years, Amalarakkini has served people who are visually impaired in the Northern part of Tamilnadu, South India.
By reaching out the people whose primary disability is blindness. Amalarakkini is continuing the vision of its founder, Late Rev. Br. A. Thomas SHJ, providing the means through which people who are blind can lead productive, meaningful lives.
Institute of Brothers of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (SHJ)
The school is a unit of the institute of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (SHJ), India, an indigenous religious congregation, founded by Rev. Fr. Adrian Caussanel SJ, a Jesuit missionary, in year 1903 in Tamilnadu, south India. It is the first of its kind in India. The Congregation has gracefully completed, more than hundred years of meritorious service in India and marching ahead in the service of humanity especially the poor and the marginalized in the society.