Laying of Foundation stone ceremony was held for Sarathjeevan Tharisanam preschool in Punkudutivu on the 9th of July 2016. Revd. Fr. S. Eugene Francis, Director of HUDEC Caritas blessed the foundation stone laid the first stone. Mr. Ajit Johnpillai, Director of BRANDIX COMPANY LTD; through his ‘Sumbeam Foundation’ is funding for the construction of permanent preschool. The Sunbeam Foundation will also take care of the education of the preschool children. Sarathjeevan Tharisanam preschool was started by the former parish priest Revd. Fr. Leo Armstrong in Punkudutive in the year 2010 in a temporary shed. 28 preschool children are attending this preschool.