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Gender Resource Centres of Thrissur Updated On 2020-01-28

To organize and implement programs and projects to address gender issues and to build gender equality in governance by promoting leadership, decision making abilities and challenging power relations is the aim of Gender Resource Centres. Thrissur district has already set up Gender Resource Centres at 3/4th of the CDSs in the district. The Gender Resource Centres are functioning addressing every issues of women in the society. The issues of the women are given the attention it calls for and by opening Gender Resource Centres in almost every Panchayath in the district, the District Mission of Thrissur is taking the issues to the next level and helping them find solutions for the same. Let us know, how Kudumbashree’s Gender Resource Centres of Thrissur were evolved and how they are addressing their issues and resolved the same.

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Fair Price canteen at Pala Updated On 2020-01-28

Inflation is the biggest threat that we are facing now. It is the common man who is mostly affected by inflation. Food inflation in turn results in increase the price of essential food items. People who need to travel mostly depend on hotels for having food. When food inflation happens, the price range of food items in hotels will also increase accordingly.

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Karimadom colony NULM Updated On 2018-04-28

The National Urban Housing & Habitat Policy (NUHHP), 2007 aims at promoting sustainable development of habitat in the country with a view to ensuring equitable supply of land, shelter and services at affordable prices to all sections of the society. However, the most vulnerable of these are the urban homeless. The Urban homeless persons contribute to the economy of the cities and thus the nation as cheap labour in the informal sector; yet they live with no shelter or social security protection. The urban homeless survive with many challenges like no access to elementary public services such as health, education, food, water and sanitation. National Urban Livelihoods Mission (NULM) aims at providing permanent shelter equipped with essential services to the urban homeless in a phased manner under the Scheme of Shelter for Urban Homeless (SUH).

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Vulnerability Mapping in Kasaragod Updated On 2018-04-06

Kudumbashree Mission developed vulnerability mapping as a tool to identify the issues/demands through the collective action of the community. Through this process the vulnerabilities prevailing in each and every locality was identified and the needed help was provided. The first phase of vulnerability mapping was done in 28 panchayaths, which means 2 panchayaths each from every district. In Kasaragod District, vulnerability mapping was done in Pallikkara and Kallar Panchayaths. By successfully conducting vulnerability mapping, the issues prevailing in these two panchayaths were identified and the needed assistance was provided. An impact study was also conducted along with. Let’s look into the details on how Kasaragod District Mission had done vulnerability mapping in Kasaragod!

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Snehitha gender help desk at schools in Thiruvananthapuram Updated On 2018-04-03

Snehitha is a 24 hour working gender help desk. The main aim of the center is to provide help and support to those women and children who are in distress and provide voice for their issues and concerns, also to prevent, protect and prevail over domestic violence through advocacy, empowerment and social change. Snehitha also looks to enhance the socio-economic status of young, underprivileged women by empowering them with self-confidence and the required skills to enable them to become independent and contribute to family and society.

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Students trained under NULM’s Skill development programme get placement in RCC Updated On 2018-03-26

National Urban Livelihoods Mission (NULM), a centrally sponsored scheme has been launched in Kerala as a continuation to the erstwhile Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana (SJSRY) to alleviate poverty and vulnerability of the urban poor. Kudumbashree Mission is selected as the Nodal Agency for implementation of the project in the state. Executive Director of Kudumbashree is functioning as the State Mission Director of NULM. State Mission Management Unit has been set up to support the mission director in implementation of the project. Likewise City Mission Management Units have been set up in all the selected cities.

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Livelihood for the Mothers of Endosulfan affected children of Kasaragod Updated On 2018-03-26

During 1976- 2000, the Plantation Corporation of Kerala aerially sprayed endosulfan, a persistent organic pollutant (POP) over an area of about 12000 acres in nine villages in Kasaragod district to eradicate tea mosquitoes in the cashew plantations. More than 3000 people living near, downstream and downwind of the estate were affected by debilitating rare diseases like mental retardation, cerebral palsy, cancer etc. Later the pesticide was banned in 2000. Studies conducted after the ban of the pesticide show significantly higher concentration of endosulfan products in environmental media like water, soil and lake sediments and human blood, even in a village 25 km away from the sprayed area. Even today, the issues caused by the pesticide didn’t have come to an end.

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Skill Development Program in BUDS Institutions at Thiruvananthapuram Updated On 2018-03-22

The children who face mental challenges need regular care and help. Raising a child who is mentally challenged requires emotional strength and flexibility. Whether the special needs of the child are minimal or complex, the parents are inevitably affected. Parents of such children commonly experience extended emotions and would be undergoing severe stress over the years. It was in the light of this reality that, Kudumbashree launched BUDS Institutions. The first of its kind was started at Venganoor Panchayath of Thiruvananthapuram District. in 2004.

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Calling Bell Programme of Kasaragod District Mission Updated On 2018-03-21

Calling Bell Programme of Kasaragod District Mission can better be defined as an act of pure compassion. The initiative put forward by the district mission proved and made the society aware of the duties that what Kudumbashree can do for the society is immense. The Calling Bell programme also made the society realize that a single act of kindness could bring in many changes. Let’s see what district mission had done to consider the destitute in the society!

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Grama Kiranam Programme of Kasaragod District Updated On 2018-03-20

The Grama Kiranam Programme of Kasaragod District Mission stands out unique because of the innovative idea that it put forward. The District Mission thought out of the box and brought about this noble initiative. Fighting back all the gender issues, the district mission equipped the women of Kasaragod to prove themselves the sheer confidence that they have within. Unleashing the strength within them, the Kudumbashree Women of Kasaragod will start climbing the electric posts very soon! The initiative not only brings about the women to the forefront but also proved that no task is impossible for women and in short, gender is not a barrier. Let’s see what had Kasaragod District Mission did to make a difference and how did they made it possible!

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