Verimanga village,Ayyankolly Language: Paniya, Malayalam, Tamil, and he can understand English Belonging to the Paniya tribe, Kannan hails from Verimanga village, Aiyangulli. He can speak Paniya, Malayalam, Tamil, and he can understand English. He finished his education up to the 12th standard and then obtained the BSS diploma certificate in office accounting. He has been working at ASHWINI since 2012. He enjoys working at ASHWINI as it allows him to work for the community and given that he belongs to the community, he finds the work meaningful and important.