The city of Cochin is a land of cultural diversity. From time immemorial, this land has attracted traders and seafarers who made Cochin their home. Today it has the most diversified society and is home to people from various ethnicity.

The Bavaria-Kochi Friendship home at Mundamveli is a fine example of this cultural multiplicity. This natural disaster relief settlement was jointly set up by the Kochi Municipal Corporation and various organizations in Bavaria State in Germany. And this joint cooperation led to close association between the city of Bavaria and Cochin resulting in a sister city relationship between the cities.

The c-hed had been co-ordinating this association.