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

It is a truly humbling experience to take over charge as President, KROSS from my predecessor, Bishop Gerald Lobo who steered KROSS to its present pinnacle. It’s also a privilege and all the more exciting to be a part of KROSS as it provides not only an added responsibility but an opportunity to be with the 14 DSSSs, interact with them and learn from them. More+

UPCOMING EVENTS

NEWS & EVENTS

  • DSSSs DIRECTORS MEETING - 24th SEPTEMBER 2021
    On 2 nd September 2021, the KROSS conducted a virtual meeting for giving preliminary instructions to the DSSSs coordinators on Evaluation of Women Empowerment programme. More+
  • KROSS GOVERNING BOARD MEETING – 9 th AUGUST 2021
    Karnataka Regional Organization for Social Service (KROSS) had its Governing Board Meeting at KROSS Resource cum Training Centre on 9 th August 2021 The meeting began at 10.00 a.m. More+
  • EVALUATION OF WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PROGARAMME
    On 2 nd September 2021, the KROSS conducted a virtual meeting for giving preliminary instructions to the DSSSs coordinators on Evaluation of Women Empowerment programme. More+
  • WEP CAPACITY BUILDING CUM REVIEW MEETING
    KROSS organized state level programme on Capacity Building cum Review Meeting for fourteen DSSSs at KROSS, Resource cum training centre Bengaluru. It was three days programme from More+
  • WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME REVIEW MEETING AT SMSSS, SHIVAMOGGA ON 19 TH , AUGUST 2021
    On 19 th August 2021, the KROSS team conducted the WEP review meeting at SMSSS, Shivmogga. The Director of the SMSSS, the coordinator and the other five animators were present. More+
  • WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME REVIEW MEETING AT MSSS, BHADRAVATHI ON 19 TH , AUGUST 2021
    KROSS conducted the WEP Review meeting at MSSS, Bhadravathi on 19 th August 2021. The Director, the coordinator, and five animators were present in the meeting. The meeting commenced with a prayer followed More+
  • MAINSTREAMING KEY STRATEGIC PILLARS AND DISSEMINATION OF APPROCHES AT BDDS, BALLARY.
    On 31 st July 2021, the KROSS team conducted CST (Catholic Social Teaching) and KSP (Key Strategic Pillar) training programme for BDDS staff and Faith Based Organization at BDDS, Ballary. More+
  • MAINSTREAMING KEY STRATEGIC PILLARS AND DISSEMINATION OF APPROCHES AT SEVA SANGAMA,(SSDS) KALABURGI.
    On 30 th July 2021, the KROSS team conducted CST (Catholic Social Teaching) and KSP (Key Strategic Pillar) training programme for Seva Sangama staff, OBIT and Faith Based More+
  • WEP External Evaluation Planning Meeting at SMSSS, Shimoga.
    KROSS Organized WEP External Evaluation Planning meeting on 28 th July 2021, for all the Coordinators of 14DSSSs, at Chaitanya SMSSS, Shimoga.The programme was inaugurated by The Most Rev. Francis Serrao SJ, More+
  • MAINSTREAMING KEY STRATEGIC PILLARS AND DISSEMINATION OF APPROCHES AT BDSSS, DHARWADA.
    On 29 th July 2021, the KROSS team conducted CST (Catholic Social Teaching) and KSP (Key Strategic Pillar) training programme for BDSSS staff and Faith Based Organizations More+
  • WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME REVIEW MEETING AT ODP, MYSURU ON 22ND, JULY 2021
    On 22nd July 2021, the KROSS team had conducted the WEP review meeting at ODP, Mysore. The Director of the ODP Rev. Fr. Alex, the coordinator Mrs. Sunitha and the other six animators (Mrs. Radha, Mrs. Kaveramma, More+
  • WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME REVIEW MEETING AT JVSSS, MANDYA ON 21TH, JULY 2021
    KROSS team along with the Director had visited JVSSS in Mandya on 21st July 2021 for the WEP Review meeting. The Director of the JVSSS Rev. Fr. Leo, the coordinator Mrs. Sudha Mani and the four animators More+
  • WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME REVIEW MEETING AT CMSSS, HASSAN ON 20TH , JULY 2021
    KROSS had conducted the WEP Review meeting at CMSSS, Hassan on 20th July 2021. Rev.Fr. Shanthraj, the coordinator Mrs. Bhagya Mary and three animators (Mrs Rangalaxmi, More+
  • WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME REVIEW MEETING AT BMSSS, BANGALORE ON 13TH JULY 2021
    On 13th July 2021, KROSS had conducted the WEP review meeting at BMSSS, Bangalore. The Director of BMSS Rev. Fr. Naveen Kumar and the Coordinator Mr. Ramesh and the animator More+
  • FAREWELL TO REV. FR. SEBASTIAN FERNANDES, DIRECTOR, KROSS.
    A befitting program was arranged at SMSSS, Shivamogga to bid farewell to Fr, Sebastian Fernandes who was handing over charge to his successor, Fr. Richard Pais More+
  • KROSS ANNUAL GENERAL BODY MEETING - 27 th APRIL 2021
    The Annual General Body Meeting of Karnataka Regional Organization for Social Service (KROSS) was held at The Shimoga Multipurpose Social Service Society, Shivamogga on 27 th April 2021. More+
  • KROSS GOVERNING BOARD MEETING – 09 FEBRUARY 2021
    The KROSS Governing Board Meeting was convened at The Shimoga Multipurpose Social Service Society, Shivamogga on 09 February 2021 with a prayer led by Rev. Fr. Alex Prashant Sequeira, More+
  • FLOOD-2019 RELIEF AND REHABILITATION
    In August 2019 due to incessant rains and overflowing of dams, Karnataka witnessed an unprecedented flood situation which destroyed infrastructure,killing livestock and taking the lives More+
  • SAMRUDI Rural Upliftment Foundation - "SWAVALAMBANA KARYAKRAMA"
    SAMRUDI Rural Upliftment Foundation, Bengaluru registered Section 25 Company under the aegis of Karnataka Regional Organization for Social Service (KROSS), Bengaluru has been providing More+
  • 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

"Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress and working together is success". This famous quote attributed to Henry Ford remains as relevant as ever in the context of today’s social activism of our society. The KROSS being the social arm of the catholic church of Karnataka has the honorable mission of translating the human and Christian values into social action. More+


Annual Report 2020 - 2021

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