Asha Home is an institution focused on self-sufficiency in the children who are intellectually disabled. The community of sacred heart who are responsible for the daily needs of this house under in Kanjirappally diocese. This house is also the boarding for the special school Asha Nilayam.
This house is started with nine children on July 18, 1983, in the building of Kuttiveli in Chirakkadavu Njallamattom.Later in 1985, this house is moved to the rented house of Sri.Ittiyavira in Njavalli. In September 8, 1986, the diocese of Kanjirappally constructed its own building and changed Asha home in that place.
250 children from various districts have been trained and sent to their homes and other schools. In this small house there are now 36 children. Students from 5 to 30 years will be trained here.
Onam, Christmas and Home day are celebrating every year for children’s mental pleasure and entertainment.
The director of this institution Fr.Roy Mathew Vadakkel and the presence of four sisters and two girls who serve generosity help them in their daily routine and they overcome their mind by staying away from their home and maintain family relationships.