OVERVIEW OF KROSS

Karnataka Regional Organization for Social Service (KROSS) is a non-profit, secular and non-political Organization established in 1983 and is registered under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960 in 1989. (Registration No.115/89-90 dated 06.12.1989)

KROSS with its 14 member organizations renders multifarious services among more than 825,000 poor people in more... More+

President's Message

The number 37 symbolizes 'introspection'. As KROSS completes 37 years of its formation along with the Diocesan Social Service Societies which too have completed a number of years, it is now time for all to introspect on our accomplishments vis-à-vis the intended social/structural changes we envisaged in our Dioceses to benefit the intended beneficiaries More+

UPCOMING EVENTS

NEWS & EVENTS

  • KROSS ANNUAL GENERAL BODY MEETING - 21 st September 2020
    The Annual General Body Meeting of Karnataka Regional Organization for Social Service (KROSS) was held at The Shimoga Multipurpose Social Service Society, Shivamogga on 21 st September 2020. More+
  • COVID-19 CORONA VIRUS RESPONSE
    The COVID-19 Corona Virus pandemic sudden lockdown from 23.03.2020 to 31.05.2020 (70 days) saw a tragic turn of events in the lives of the people of Karnataka especially the daily More+
  • WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM - INTERNAL EVALUATION
    The Internal Evaluation of the Women Empowerment Program, Project No.321-908-1077 ZG was planned on completion of one year of the implementation. More+
  • 'SPARSHA' MISSION AGAINST CANCER
    'SPARSHA' Mission against Cancer in Karnataka was officially launched on 6 th March 2020 at Karnataka Regional Organization for Social Service (KROSS) Resource cum Training Centre More+
  • KROSS GOVERNING BOARD MEETING - 12 FEBRUARY 2020
    The KROSS Governing Board Meeting was held at KROSS Resource cum Training Centre, Bengaluru on 12th February 2020 with a prayer led by Fr. Yagappa, Director, BDDS, Ballari. More+
  • WORKSHOP ON INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY BUILDING - 12 FEBRUARY 2020
    A workshop on the need for Institutional Capacity Building was held at KROSS Resource cum Training Centre on 12.02.2020 in which the Diocesan Social Work Directors and KROSS Team participated. More+
  • PAUSTIK: BUILDING COMMUNITY RESILIENCE TO MITIGATE MALNUTRITION - REVIEW MEETING 18th & 19th DECEMBER 2019
    The second Review Meeting of PAUSTIK Program for the year 2019 was held at KROSS Resource cum Training Centre, Bengaluru on 18th & 19th December 2019 which was attended More+
  • Women Empowerment Program: Review Meeting Cum Capacity Building Training - 10th To 12th December 2019
    The 2nd Review Meeting and Capacity Building Training of the year 2019 for the Women Empowerment Program (WEP) Field Staff was held at KROSS Resource cum Training Centre More+
  • VISIT OF MR. DIOGO H. FERREIRA, CONSULTANT/ASSESSOR, MISEREOR.
    Mr. Diogo H. Ferreira, Consultant/Assessor, Misereor paid a two days visit on 21st and 22nd November 2019 to KROSS, Bengaluru in connection with the Women Empowerment Program More+
  • KROSS GOVERNING BOARD MEETING - 14th November 2019
    The KROSS Governing Board Meeting was convened in KROSS Resource cum Training Centre, Bengaluru on 14th November 2019 with a prayer led by Fr. Alex Prashant Sequeira, More+
  • CONSULTATION WITH WOMEN FEDRATION LEADERS
    A day's workshop was conducted on 13.11.2019 to review the progress achieved by the Federations during the last one year and build up a consensus on participation of women More+
  • KROSS ANNUAL GENERAL BODY MEETING - 5th AUGUST 2019
    The KROSS Governing Board Meeting was convened in KROSS Resource cum Training Centre, Bengaluru on 5 th August 2019 with a prayer led by Fr. Clifford Pinto, Director, SMSSS-Shivamogga. More+
  • KROSS GOVERNING BOARD MEETING - 5 th AUGUST 2019
    The KROSS Governing Board Meeting was convened in KROSS Resource cum Training Centre, Bengaluru on 5 th August 2019 with a prayer led by Fr. Clifford Pinto, Director, SMSSS-Shivamogga. More+
  • WORKSHOP ON KEY STRATEGIC PILLARS & SOCIAL TEACHINGS.
    Karnataka Regional Organization for Social Service (KROSS), Bengaluru in collaboration with Caritas India, New Delhi organized a two day workshop on 29th & 30th May, 2019 to disseminate the 'Strategic Plan & Key Strategic More+
  • KROSS GOVERNING BOARD MEETING
    The Governing Board Meeting commenced with a prayer led by Rev. Fr. Chourappa, Director, BDDS, Ballari. Most. Rev. Dr. Gerald Issac Lobo, Bishop of Udupi & President, KROSS More+
  • KROSS GOVERNING BOARD MEETING
    The last Governing Board Meeting for the year 2018 of Karnataka Regional Organization for Social Service (KROSS) was held on 21 st November 2018 at KROSS Resource Centre, Bengaluru. More+
  • WORKSHOP ON STRENGTHENING PANCHAYATRAJ INSTITUTIONS
    Karnataka Regional Organization for Social Service (KROSS) organized a Workshop at KROSS Resource Centre, Bengaluru on 16th November, 2018 to deliberate and seek a way forward to strengthen More+
  • WORKSHOP ON FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
    A day's Workshop on 30th October 2018 was organized at KROSS Resource Centre, Bangalore to have clarity on Income Tax / Direct Tax Code / Foreign Contribution Regulation Act / Accounting procedure to be followed as per the statutory More+
  • ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT TRAINING ON COMMUNICATION & FACILITATION SKILLS
    A workshop under Organizational Development was conducted for the improvement of the Communication & Facilitation Skills of the Staff of the Diocesan Social Service Societies on 23rd, 24th and 25th October 2018 More+
  • TRAINING ON INDIAN CONSTITUTION & HUMAN RIGHTS
    KROSS organized a Training on Indian Constitution & Human Rights at KROSS Resource Centre, Bengaluru on 27th September 2018. A total of 32 participants from all over the State participated in the trainings. More+
  • STATE LEVEL JUSTICE & PEACE COMMISSION MEET
    The Karnataka Region Justice & Peace Commission Meet was organized with the collaboration of Karnataka Regional Organization for Social Service (KROSS) at KROSS Resource Centre More+
  • KROSS ANNUAL GENERAL BODY MEETING
    Karnataka Regional Organization for Social Service (KROSS) held its Annual General Body Meeting at KROSS Resource Centre on 26th September, 2018. The Meeting commenced with a Hymn, Gospel Reading and Prayer led More+
  • KROSS GOVERNING BOARD MEETING - 26 th SEPTEMBER 2018
    Karnataka Regional Organization for Social Service (KROSS), Bengaluru held its 3 rd Governing Board Meeting of 2018 at KROSS Resource Centre, Bengaluru on 26 th September, 2018. More+
  • TRAINING ON FACILITATION SKILLS
    KROSS organized a Training on Facilitation Skills to the Trainers of its Partners and like-minded organizations in Karnataka from 18 th to 20 th September 2018. A total of 47 participants from all... More+
  • WORKSHOP ON ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT -
    COMMUNICATION SKILLS.

    A workshop under Organizational Development was conducted for the improvement of the Communication Skill of the Staff of the Diocesan Social Service Societies on 28th, 29th and 30th August, 2018 More+
  • WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM - REVIEW MEETING
    The Review meeting of Women Empowerment Programme supported by Misereor was held on the 10th & 11th July, 2018 at KROSS Training Cum Resource Centre. More+
  • TRAINING ON CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
    A day's training was organized by KROSS on 21 st June 2018 on “Corporate Social Responsibility and Opportunities for Funds” in which 67 participants from all over Karnataka participated. More+
  • TRAINING ON PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT
    A two days' Training on Personality Development was organized at KROSS Resource Centre, Bengaluru on 19th and 20th June 2018 in which 67 participants from all over Karnataka State participated. More+
  • TRAINING ON RIGHTS BASED APPROACH TO DEVELOPMENT
    A Training on Rights Based Approach to Development was organized at KROSS Resource Centre on 15 th June 2018 in which 36 participants from all over Karnataka State participated. More+
  • KROSS GOVERNING BOARD MEETING - 31st MAY 2018
    Karnataka Regional Organization for Social Service held its 2nd Governing Board Meeting of 2018 at KROSS Resource Centre, Bengaluru on 31st May 2018. The Meeting began with a Hymn and Gospel Reading and reflection More+
  • Workshop On Organization Development: System Building
    A Workshop on Organizational Development Process - System Building was conducted at KROSS Resource Centre from 22nd to 24th May 2018 which was attended by 32 participants... More+
  • Training On Management Information System And Documentation.
    A Training on Management Information System (MIS) and Documentation was held at KROSS Resource Centre on 26th April 2018 in which 61 participants from all over the State participated. More+
  • Workshop For Preparation Of Bye-Laws For Women's Federation.
    The 3rd Workshop for finalizing the Federation Bye-laws for the Taluk & District level was held at KROSS Resource Centre on 24th & 25th April, 2018 in which 48 participants from the Diocesan Social More+

Director's Message

Over the past few years we have been witnessing natural or man-made calamities leading to massive destruction due to floods/landslides, leaving thousands homeless, loss of human life, livestock and people's migration. Besides, damaging effect of heavy floods on environment and infrastructure; standing crops destroyed; land denuded of nutrients due to soil erosion; disruption of transport and communication; shortage of drinking water; adverse effect on human More+


Annual Report 2019 - 2020

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