Achievements of Read Foundation

  • Pasumai Home Based Women Workers and Un Organized Workers Union which is registered Under the Trade Union Act.
  • Home Based Women Workers Resource Centre
  • Identified 5732 women working as home based workers and formed them into groups.
  • 326 women groups with 4238 membership.
  • Promoted Income generation Activities among women of marginalized communities and improved their economic standard. 2136 persons are engaged in income generation enterprises.
  • Micro credit help was made available to 2492 people, a total of Rs.32739435
  • Awareness programmes were organized on various issues and problems and effected a change in the mindset of the general population.
  • Capacity building programmes were organized for the women group members and transformed them into able administrations¬† and efficient leaders.
  • Children working in industrial institutions and children of migrant parents were identified, from the target area and created them accessibility for education.
  • Health education was given to the rural women and members of poor families and made them aware about the good health Principles and made to avail the existing health services in their vicinity. Herbal gardens were promoted by us and 460 herbal gardens are raised in the backward of the houses and use these herbs for the curing their diseases.
  • Conducted four special schools from 2002-2006 which was supported by NCLP.
  • Residential school project was run at Annavasal in which 36 children benefitted.