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At A Glance

 An innovative community based women-oriented initiative to fight absolute poverty.
 A state initiative for poverty reduction launched on 17th May 1998.
 One of the largest women's movement in Asia with a membership of 39.97 lakhs representing equal number of families.
 39.97 lakh poor families brought under the community based organisations (CBOs) consisting of 2.58 lakh Neighbourhood Groups(NHG), 19,854 Area Development Societies (ADSs) and 1,073 Community Development Societies (CDSs) - rural urban.
 Mobilised a sum of Rs. 2983 crores as thrift and disbursed loans amounting to Rs.12094  crores to the members of Neighbourhood Groups.
 1,83,895 NHGs graded under Linkage Banking Programme, out of which 1,72,824 NHGs linked with banks and an amount of Rs.5065 crores mobilised as credit.
2,65,273 Women cultivators in  54,167 groups for collective farming.
54,167 Joint Liabilty Group formed.
 Ashraya-Destitute identification and Rehabilitation Project implemented in all Local Self Governments, Second phase of Ashraya implemented in 676 Local Self Governments and a grand total of 1,42,096 families identified.
 'Buds' - 63 special schools for physically and mentally challenged children set up under the leadership of the Local Self Government.
 66,743 Balasabhas (Children's Neighbourhood Groups) with 10.59 lakh children formed in urban and rural areas.
 Involvement of 99,478 tribal families with 5,401 NHGs under the Tribal Special Project.
 Under the special Gender Self Learning Programme active participation of 86,307 resource persons,    3,47,006 supporting team members and 2.58 lakhs NHGs ensured.
Launched SreeSakthi Portal which is exclusively for women to participate in active discussions on various issues related to them. We have 29,029 registered users with 93,600 posts and 2,91,796 views in discussion forum.
Conducted Crime Mapping at 71 CDSs and the report published at CDS, District, and State level.
24 Hours working Gender Help Desk (SNEHITHA) at six districts - Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Malappuram, Idukki, Palakkad and Wayanad - which provides Short stay and Councelling service to the women and children those who are in distress.
 Functioning of Kudumbashree MIS which is first of its kind in India.
 63 Kudumbashree IT units with 300 members are functioning as Unnathi society of IT enterprises.
30 e-Seva centers were set in various districts in association with Motor Vehicle Department.
248 Kudumbashree Nutrimix units with 2023 women entrepreneurs are functioning.
Goat Village project beneficiaries of Kannur has formed Kannur Goat Farmers Producer Company.
Ornamental fish producers of Vakkom block of Kottayam District has formed Gramashree Ornamental fish Producers society.
Ksheerasagaram beneficieries of Nedumkandom block of Idukki District has formed Imashree Milk Producers  Company.
Alamcode and Thennala Producers  Company started marketing Organic Rice.
Saphalam vanitha kasuvandi samskarana samithi is selling 23 grades of Cashew under the brand name Paranky Nuts.
 Political Empowerment of Women - In 2015 alone 15,863 women candidates contested Panchayath election and 7376 of them had won the elections.
Micro Enterprises & Marketing Status (2015 -16)
Turnover from Cafe Kudumbashree food fests  -  2.78 Crore
Turnover from Monthly markets  -  4.01 Crore
Turnover from  Onam fairs  -  43.77 Crore
Turnover from  Vishu fair  -  1.92 Crore
Turnover from  Ramzan fair  -  44.36 Lakh
Turnover from  Christmas fair  -  1.18 Crore
Turnover from India International Trade Fair  - 12.48 Lakh
Turnover from Homeshop  -  7.44 Crore
Total no. of Rural Micro enterprises  - 146
Total no. of Yuvashree enterprises - 201
Samagra - Goat Village Project Status (2015-16)
Total no. of  panchayaths - 43
Total no. of  beneficiaries - 1926
Samagra - Ksheera Sagaram Project Status (2015-16)
Total no. of  panchayaths - 28
Total no. of  beneficiaries - 814
Women Empowerment through Media awareness - Trained 1009 CDS representatives and 858 Women Panchayath Members.
  Video documentation of LSGs