• 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

  • SHG Audit - Kuzhithurai Cluster at HOM (20 Groups)

    17 April 2019

  • SHG Audit - Attoor Cluster at Divine Mercy Hall, Attoor (20 Groups)

    22 April 2019

  • Virutcham loan form verification of Nagercoil region at MIDS Regional Office(10 A.M) SHG Audit - Attoor Cluster at Divine Mercy Hall, Attoor (19 Groups)Kolping Audit - Nadaikkavu Cluster at Nadaikkavu old church (10 Groups)

    24 April 2019

  • Account Closing meeting of SAFP beneficiaries at MIDS (10 A.M) SHG Audit -Unnamalaikadai Cluster at Community Hall, Unnamalaikadai (20 Groups) Kolping Audit - Nadaikkavu Cluster at Nadaikkavu old church (11 Groups)

    25 April 2019

  • SHG Audit - Unnamalaikadai Cluster at Community Hall, Unnamalaikadai (19 Groups)Kolping Audit - Nagercoil Cluster at Peruvilai Hall (8 Groups)

    26 April 2019

  • Kolping Audit - Pilankalai Cluster at Pilankalai Audittorium(6 Groups) SHG Audit - Boothapandi Cluster at Mathiyas Nagar Church (14 Groups) Office Staff Meeting (10.30 A.M)

    29 April 2019

  • All Staff Meeting (3.30 P.M)

    30 April 2019