• Artificial flower making-Shobana

  • Cow rearing as a family activity

  • Hardworking couples

  • Sea Shell handicrafts- Annathankam

  • Sea shell handicrafts-Vanaja

Women Empowerment Programmes

MIDS is engaged in empowering the marginalized women through various target interventions. Rural poor women are formed into effective Self-Help Groups for their socio-economic advancement. Four hundred thirty eight (438)Self-Help Groups are functioning very systematically under MIDS guidance. A total of 8341 rural poor families are covered under our SHGs. Periodic trainings are organized to enhance the capacities of the women SHG leaders and members. Details of SHGs Region wise.

RegionNumber of SHGS
Kalikkavilai158
Marthandam 176
Nagercoil121

Upcoming events

  • Organizers Meeting, Visit with Mr.Keith and Rohini Lewis

    21 August 2018

  • Training for Cloth and Petty Shop in MIDS office at (10 A.M) Marian Widow Movement Meeting of Kirathoor Cluster at Manjathoppu Church (5 - 6 pm) Visit with Mr.Keith and Rohini Lewis, Special coaching classes of Thalirkal Ulagam beneficiaries at MIDS Office (9.30 - 3 P.M)

    22 August 2018

  • Marian Widow movement Meeting of Mecode Cluster at Parish Hall Mecode (3.30 - 4.30 pm) Visit with Mr.Keith and Rohini Lewis

    23 August 2018

  • Marian Widow Movement Meeting of Sooriacode Cluster at Sooriacode MSC Church (5-6 pm)

    24 August 2018

  • Marian Widow Movement Meeting of Chellamkonam Cluster at MSC Church Chelamkonam ( 4- 5 PM) Virutcham loan form verification of Marthandam region at MIDS (10 A.M)

    27 August 2018

  • Organizers Meeting, All Staff Meeting (3.30 - 4.30 P.M)

    28 August 2018

  • SAFP - IGP Fund disbursement (10A.M) Marian Widow Movement Meeting of Chinnathurai Cluster at St.Judes Community Hall Chinnathurai ( 2.30 -3.30 PM)

    29 August 2018

  • Office Staff Meeting (10.30 - 11.30 A.M)

    31 August 2018