Home shops of Kozhikode
Updated On 2018-02-12
Through home shops the Kudumbashree women of Kozhikode are rewriting the history. After studying the market and scope of the products made by them, Kudumbashree women are directly selling out the products produced by their fellow women and is earning their lives out of it. Kudumbashree women had touched many lives through this scheme. It’s wonderful that this scheme is changing common women’s life in many ways. Let’s study how this scheme was evolved and reaped success out of it.
Theertham : The ‘Holy Water’ from Kudumbashree
Updated On 2018-02-11
The RO plant opened at Kozhikode Old Corporation office premises stand out unique because of the interventions it had made into the life of common man of Kozhikode. The RO plant is producing and distributing drinking water to almost all the households and shops in Kozhikode city limits. ‘Theertham’, as the name implies is being the holy water, distributed to the people of Kozhikode in reasonable prices during this time of water scarcity. Let us look into their success story. How these women had launched such a path breaking initiative and how they are reaping success from it.
Intensive Banana Cultivation
Updated On 2018-02-11
Onam is the biggest and the most important festival of the state of Kerala. It is a harvest festival and is celebrated with joy and enthusiasm all over the state by people of all communities. It falls in the Malayalam calendar month of Chingam, which in Gregorian calendar overlaps with August–September. During the Onam season, Malayalee spends crores of rupees in market place.
Kudumbashree Hostel Network being a boon
Updated On 2018-02-10
Even nowadays travelling alone is considered a risky, frivolous pursuit for women. Many women hold themselves back from travelling. But for what reason? It is a question that women had been asking to themselves for many decades. Night stay had always been an issue for women. Well, there is a good news for all women out there! Say good bye to those issues that pulled you back. The Kudumbashree Hostel Network at Kozhikode is being a boon to the women. Travelling alone will not be a night mare anymore. Four women’s hostels were started under Kudumbashree Kozhikode District Mission and are offering comfort stay to many. Let’s have a look into them, and knew about how they had evolved.
Responsible Tourism and Kudumbashree
Updated On 2018-02-09
As the best way to maximize the positive impacts of tourism and minimize the negative ones, Responsible Tourism (RT) is gaining widespread acceptance across the world today. Pioneering the concept of RT in India is Kerala in 2007. The first tourism destination which succeeded in RT in India is Kumarakom in Kottayam district.
Poultry Units in Palakkad District
Updated On 2018-02-08
By the launch of Kerala Chicken, the broiler chicken industry is going to face steady changes. It would undoubtedly be a revolution in the state. Converging with the other departments like Kerala State Poultry Development Corporation, Animal Husbandry Department, Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University and Local Self Government Department, Kudumbashree Mission is going to rewrite the history. Let’s see what the beneficiaries would be aspiring about the programme.
Animal Birth Control program (ABC)
Updated On 2018-02-07
Animal Birth Control program (ABC) is the strategy adopted by Kerala government to decrease the intensity of street dog menace. ABC programme through Kudumbashree is aimed at reducing stray dog population density, decrease mating/ maternal/pack aggression in stray dogs. The program involves capture, neutering, and release of stray dogs based on a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for animal birth control programs outlined by the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI).
Annam Rice from Palakkad
Updated On 2018-02-06
Kudumbashree Palakkad District Mission had come up with a new idea to help the JLGs in the district by procuring the rice produced by the Joint Liability Groups (JLG) in the agricultural sector in the district. They branded it as ‘Annam Rice’. Even though ‘Annam Rice’ is in its budding stage, it had found markets and regular customers for its own. Annam Rice is on its way to success. Let’s have a look into the story of Annam Rice that how it was evolved and its journey towards success look like!
Balasabha activities in Kottayam
Updated On 2018-02-05
There are 3200 Balasabhas in Kottayam district. 15000 Balasabha members are in Kottayam. District mission is conducting several activities for balasabha children to develop their inherent abilities. The most important activity among these is an e-magazine named Kurumbezhuthu.
Building Lives: Hollow Bricks Units in Palakkad
Updated On 2018-02-04
Hollow Bricks or Concrete block, sometimes called cement brick are widely used as building material for construction purposes. Using automatic or semi-automatic machines, it is possible to make them in the free available space of one’s home and could be turned it into a business opportunity. Few Kudumbashree women in Palakkad realised the scope and demand of hollow bricks in the market and started making and selling concrete hollow brick blocks and started earning out of it.