SUPPORTING GROUPS

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The society has established enterprise units such as dairy plants, ghee unit, honey unit, ice- cream plant, curd unit, tea factory, coffee processing unit, bread and confectionary unit, health mix unit etc. with a mission to support rural farmers and to serve the society by providing quality products to the consumers.

FARMERS

MDS supports dairy and agricultural based farmers through procurement of their products at the most competitive prices. Milk is collected from 46,500 small scale dairy farmers through respective societies on a daily basis from the rural villages of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Procurement of agricultural products from farmers includes; Honey, Tea leaves Coffee beans etc. MDS also give subsidies to farmers, educational assistance and scholarship for their children.

WOMEN

Vanitha Vikasana Samithis and Vanitha Karshaka Samithis are the initiatives of MDS for supporting women in rural villages. The various activities under these initiatives are skill up gradation training for women in Micro Enterprises Development and marketing, promotional programmes on homestead farming, backyard poultry farming and rabbit rearing etc.

YOUTH

MDS in collaboration with KSCL, Sunday school and Educational institutions organize awareness classes for adolescent youth on leadership development, life skill education, stress management etc. MDS also provide educational scholarship and subject specific training programmes for professional and vocational courses.

CHILDREN

RAREERAM is the initiative of MDS that promote 73 pre-primary schools supporting around 3025 rural families. MDS organize orientation trainings for the teachers and teaching assistants. RAREROLSAVAM, the cultural fest of these schools are annually celebrated at MDS Parathodu. Altogether 400 students are supported through this programme.

MARGINALISED

MDS helps the poor and the marginalized through various charity activities such as financial support for medical aid, children’s education, construction and renovation of houses for the poor and marginalized, employment opportunities for rural people under the brand name of KARUTHAL. KARUTHAL is an important initiative of Malanadu development society that strives for developing a better society which primarily focuses on providing medical support for the needy.

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