Entrepreneurship Development

  • Handloom weaving Training to 40 women under DWCRA scheme (CAPART) in 1988-89.
  • Imparted Training to 5 rural artisans in making low cost sanitary wares in 1988-89 supported by CAPART.
  • Coir making Training for 20 women supported by Netherlands Embassy in 1992-93.
  • Hand made embroidery Training cum production unit for 40 women supported by PHP, USA in 1994-95.
  • Training for making coconut and Palmyra leaf based articles for 100 women under DWCRA scheme supported by DRDA in 1996-98.
  • Provided EDP Trainings to 22 SHGs and helped them start micro enterprises through bank linkages.
  • Technical and Managerial Training for the Income Generation Programme Beneficiaries supported by Welthungerhilfe, Germany 2007-2009.
  • Technical and marketing skill development training to all the income generation programme beneficiaries supported by TdH, Germany 2006-2008.
  • Hollow Bricks Unit in Nagercoil, to 7 people supported by TdH Germany 2006-2008.
  • Sewing machines for 13 beneficiaries in Kanyakumari District with the support of TdH, Germany and 14 beneficiaries in Tirunelveli District supported by Welthungerhilfe, Germany in 2007-2009.
  • Sea Shell Handicrafts support to 31 women in coastal communities with the support of TdH, Germany 2006-2008.
  • Welding Workshop run by 7 people in a building of 350 sq. ft aided by TdH, Germany 2006-2008.
  • Solar fish drying unit is run in a building measuring 370 sq. ft is carried out by 17 women with the support of TdH, Germany. This is run in a multi purpose building constructed in 400 Sq. ft area with toilet 2006-2008.
  • Spice Powdering Unit run by 20 women for the purpose of producing and selling spice powder. This programme is supported by TdH, Germany. This is run in a multi purpose building constructed in 400 Sq. ft area with toilet 2006-2008.
  • 18 women are carrying out the Dry Fish Powdering programme with the support of TdH, Germany 2006-2008.
  • Lobster Fattening Unit funded by TdH, Germany 2006-2008.
  • Goats to 288 families with two goats for each family supported by Welthungerhilfe, Germany 2007-2009.
  • Raw Materials for Palmyrah based traditional handicrafts to 47 beneficiaries supported by Welthungerhilfe, Germany 2007-2009.