Rev. Joseph Peet was a real revolutionary to serve the society and against all the evils in the society then. He is the leading light in serving our society. The Social Service Association organises programmes and running social projects in and around Mavelikara. Dr. Ashok Alex Philip is the person in charge of the activities of the Social Service Association.
The Peet Memorial Training College, Mavelikara was founded in 1960 in memory of the Rev. Joseph Peet, who was one of the leading missionaries, sent by the CMS to South India. He came to Mavelikara in 1836 not only to spread the gospel, but also to uplift the downtrodden. He was mainly instrumental in popularising education in the area.