Snapshot
Theni Mavatta Pengal Samuga Porulathara Munnetra Sangam
SECTOR: Women
SUB SECTOR: Empowerment
% Spent on beneficiaries
64%
Financial Score:
Age: 7 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations: X
Location(s): Work in progress.
Issues Addressed:
Work in progress.
Supported by:
Work in progress.
Key Trustees:
Ms. Parameshwary, President Ms. Amirtham, Vice President
Ms. Rani, Secretary Ms. Susila, Joint Secretary
Ms. Karupalagu, Treasurer Ms. Panjavanam, Member
Ms. Meena, Member Ms. Iiakiasalini, Member
Mr. Sakilarani, Member
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 83.5% Highest: 98.7% Lowest: 52.8%
Income:
Average: Rs2 cr Highest: Rs10 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
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Theni Mavatta Pengal Samuga Porulathara Munnetra Sangam (TPSPMS) is a collective of women members and works for the empowerment of marginalized women in the district through various holistic development programmes. It currently has a membership of 1,537 women. It empowers them by creating Self-Help Groups, providing skill training, facilitating access to government schemes, HIV/AIDS prevention awareness and care, legal aid and other counselling services, etc. The NGO is supported by Swasti for the HIV AIDS prevention project supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Some of the activities for FY14 were as follows:

  • Promotion of SHGs for women empowerment & economic development: 80 SHGs have been promoted by TPSPMS so far covering 967 members. Internal loans are given from the SHGs to members at an interest rate of 2% per month. 28 SHG members have been enrolled for Life Insurance under Janashree Bima Yojana (JBY) scheme.
  • Arumbugal Children’s Forum: 40 children from the age group of 6-18 years are the members of this forum which meets once in six months. During the year a cultural event was held where 200 children of members participated. School bags and notebooks for 12 poor children in this forum was distributed with support from local donors.
  • Support for People Living with HIV (PLHIV): CBO provides food support to 45 PLHIV in the district. Children of PLHIV are given career guidance and scholarship support for continuing their education.
  • Social entitlements: TPSPMS facilitates its members to avail voter ID, ration card, old age pension (OAP), etc. During the year 70 members were supported for getting OAP, Aadhaar card and widow pension.
  • Resource Mobilisation: During the year a mega cultural event was organized to raise funds for its activities. More than Rs53,000 was raised during the event by sale of tickets and sponsorship for cultural programmes.
Income
Rs
4 lac
Expense
Rs
3 lac
Source : Audit Report 2014