Testimony to our towering Patron
McElroy! Your very name instills joy and hope in all of us here at SPPD. But
for you, the community Center here could not have come into existence at all. And
this very institution would not have reached these heights but for your
inevitable presence either.
have been with us all through thick and thin. And you would be there whenever
there is any big or urgent need for us. Memories turn nostalgic bringing in the
thoughts of your unparalleled initiatives that ensured the building of the
fail us to express the hectic lobbying you were involved in to convince the
Irish Embassy and the External Affairs Ministry of Ireland. The utmost
necessity of establishing a Center of this kind for the benefit of the poor and
the needy in this part of the globe was effective.
made something unprecedented happen more than 20 years ago. You were
instrumental in bringing two high-profile dignitaries, the Ambassadors of the
Irish Embassy in India to visit the unknown tiny village of Soriampatti located
in this part of India. You have also helped to bring in many more of your
friends to extend their contributions to the projects of SPPD.
have spent almost two long decades of your precious life towards bringing about
changes among the needy communities in the deep rural pockets here. And all the
communities who have been the beneficiaries of your yeomen contributions are
grateful and will remain so always.
wish you Mr. Andrew the towering patron of SPPD a very long and healthy life and
also wish his family and kin fruitful lives!