Makkal Villipunarvu Kalvi Sangam (MVKS)
SECTOR: Livelihood
SUB SECTOR: Self Help Groups - Women
UN Sustainable Development Goal:
Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 25 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): Tamil Nadu
Issues Addressed:
Promoting Human Rights; Sustainable environment; Empowerment of women; HIV/AIDS Awareness; Quality Education
Supported by:
Embassy of Netherlands; Purely Overseas Trust; Peace Trust; Shandasani FoundationEmbassy of Netherlands; Mercy Phoenix Trust, Purely Overseas Trust; Come Noi; Manos UNIDAS, Shamdasani Foundation
Key Trustees:
Mr. S. Paramanantham, President Ms. S. Santhi, Vice President; Mr. M. Anbarasan, Secretary
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 81.3% Highest: 99.3% Lowest: 9.5%
Average: Rs2 cr Highest: Rs39 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
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Promote a sustainable environment and empowerment of women
  • Makkal Villipunarvu Kalvi Sangam (MVKS) which means People's Awareness & Education Society aims to promote sustainable environment and empowerment of women among Dalits, tribals and marginalized families in Virudhunagar District, Tamil Nadu.
  • Programs: i) Women Empowerment: focuses on forming Community Based Organizations of marginalized women and organizing training programs and seminars for them on various issues. Skill training in tailoring, hand embroidery, fashion designing is provided to the women. ii) Education: It provides study materials, notebooks, school bags and uniforms to students, runs evening tuition centers, and offers financial assistance to meet school expenses as well as sponsorship support to girls for higher education. iii) Health: Under this initiative, health awareness is conducted and health camps are organized with the thrust on HIV/AIDS awareness through peer group educators.
  • Outcome: In 2019, approximately 721 women benefited from different trainings and seminars. A session was organized for 200 district level federation leaders. Educational materials were distributed to 75 children, 125 students attended evening tuition at 5 centers and 50 children attended health awareness program.
12 lac
22 lac
Source : Audit Report 2018