• 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

  • Sanjivini Cancer Awareness Seminar at Chinnathurai (2.30pm-4pm)

    17 April 2018

  • Marian Widow Movement Meeting of Chinnathurai Cluster at St.Judes Community Hall Chinnathurai ( 2-2.30 PM)SHG Audit of Palavilai Cluster (16 Groups)

    18 April 2018

  • Marian Widow Movement Meeting of Kuzhithurai Cluster at Pastoral center, Kuzhithurai( 4 - 4.30 PM) Orientation Programme of New SAFP - German beneficiaries (10 AM) SHG Audit of Palavilai Cluster (16 Groups)

    19 April 2018

  • Kolping Cluster Meeting Parvathipuaram(11A.M) Marian Widow Movement Meeting of Nagercoil Cluster at MIDS Regional Office Peruvilai(3-3.30 PM)& Unnamalaikadai Cluster at Cheruppaloor Community Hall (10-11 A.M) SAFP - IGP Cheque distribution at MIDS Office (10 A.M)SHG Audit of Sooriacode Cluster (18 Groups)

    20 April 2018

  • Kolping Cluster Meeting-Marthandam (10.30A.M), Attoor(3 P.M) Special coaching classes of thalirkal ulagam beneficiaries at MIDS Office(9.30 - 3 P.M)

    21 April 2018

  • Marian Widow Movement Meeting of Chellamkonam Cluster at MSC Church Chelamkonam ( 4- 4.30 PM) SHG Audit of Sooriacode Cluster(6 Groups) Mecode(11 Groups)

    23 April 2018

  • Virutcham loan disbursement of Kaliakkavilai region at Nadaikkavu (10 AM) Marian Widow Movement Meeting of Kirathoor Cluster at Manjathoppu Church (4-4.30 pm) SHG Audit of Kirathoor Cluster (17 Groups)

    25 April 2018

  • Marian Widow Movement Meeting of Mecode Cluster at Parish Hall Mecode(4.30-5 pm) SAFP Cancelled beneficiaries meeting at MIDS office (10 A.M) SHG Audit of Kirathoor Cluster (17 Groups)

    26 April 2018

  • SHG Audit of Chinnathurai Cluster (15 Groups) Career Guidance programme for Xth students at Malankara School of Commerce (10 A.M - 3 P.M)

    27 April 2018

  • Marian Widow Movement Meeting of Nadaikkavu Cluster at MSC Church Nadaikkavu ( 4 - 4.30 PM) SHG Audit of Chinnathurai Cluster (15 Groups)

    28 April 2018