• 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

  • Marian Widow Movement Meeting of Attoor Cluster at Divine Mercy Hall, Themanoor ( 4 - 5 PM)

    18 June 2018

  • Marian Widow Movement Meeting of Kirathoor Cluster at Manjathoppu Church ( 4.30-5 PM) Virutcham Loan disbursement of marthandam region at MIDS (10 A.M)

    20 June 2018

  • Marian Widow Movement Meeting of Kuzhithurai Cluster at Pastoral center, Kuzhithurai( 4 - 4.30 PM) Awareness of Confidence Building Training at Mathiasnagar Church (10 - 3.30 PM) SAFP - IGP Fund disbursement of Marthandam region at MIDS(10 AM)

    21 June 2018

  • Marian Widow Movement Meeting of Sooriacode Cluster at Sooriacode MSC Church(5 - 5.30 pm)

    22 June 2018

  • Marian Widow Movement Meeting of Nadaikkavu Cluster at MSC Church Nadaikkavu ( 4 - 4.30 PM)

    23 June 2018

  • Marian Widow Movement Meeting of Chellamkonam Cluster at MSC Church Chellamkonam( 4 - 4.30 PM)

    25 June 2018

  • Marian Widow Movement Meeting of Kirathoor Cluster at MSC Church Manjathoppu ( 4 - 4.30 PM) Awareness of Confidence Building Training at Chinnathurai Church (10 - 3.30 PM)

    27 June 2018

  • Marian Widow Movement Meeting of Mecode Cluster at Parish Hall Mecode (4.30-5 pm)

    28 June 2018