Kottapuram Integrated Development Society (KIDS)

Reg. No. TCR-64/1988
KIDS Campus, Kodungallur,
Kottapuram P.O., Thrissur 680 667
Ph: 0480-2803165,2807638
Email: kidskottapuram@gmail.com,
mail@kidskottapuram.org
Web: www.kidskottapuram.org
www.natuarlfibrecraft.com

KIDS, the official organ of the diocese founded by Rt. Rev. Dr. Francis Kallarakkal former bishop of Kottapuram, is promoting, conducting, facilitating and coordinating developmental and social welfare activities for the poor and the needy. KIDS has successfully organized and facilitated persons involved in craft work with natural fiber under its National Natural Fibre Resource Centre under Ministry of Textiles and market its products. KIDS holds the Fair Trade Forum Registration. KIDS has special initiatives for the upliftment of the physically challenged and has contributed to the employability of physically challenged Image Training Centre & Offset press and Star-making unit for physically challenged, Snehamrutham (A gentle touch for cancer patients), Cage fish culture, Jack fruit festival, child development through the child parliaments etc are few of the significant initiatives of KIDS.

INFRASTRUCTURE FACILITIES
• KIDS Central administration office @ Kottapuram
• KIDS non residential training centre with three well furnished training halls.

AWARDS 
• “Certificate of Merit” for 2015 from the ministry of Social Justice, Govt. of Kerala for the outstanding contribution to the employability of physically challenged.

CORE COMPETENCY
• Natural fiber craft
• Entrepreneurship training
• Employability for physically challenged

INITIATIVES OF KIDS
• Jnana Deepa Vidhya Peedam (College) Kottapuram
• KIDS Private ITI, Kottapuram
• KIDS Civil Service Academy, Kottapuram
• Image Training Institute and Printing Press, Kottapuram
• Thanmaya Women Welfare Society, Poyya
• John Paul Welfare Centre, Puthenvelikara
• Karunya Counseling Centre, Kottapuram
• Resource Centre,CBRC Kottapuram
• Muzris Natural Fibre Emporium, Kottapuram
• Sargalaya Arts and Crafts Village Iringal Kozhikode

OPERATIONAL AREA
Thrissur, Ernakulam, Palakad, Malapuram Dist. [38 Gramapanchayath
& 2 Municipalities]
Total partner families: 5940
Christians 2620
Hindus 1884
Muslims 1271
SC/ST 165

REGISTRATIONS
FCRA
12A
PAN
TAN
80 G
Fair Trade
Forum

DSSS POLICIES
• NRM
• HR
• Gender
• Finance
• Health

CBO PROMOTED
SHGs 350
JLGs 400
Children’s SHGs 150
Elders forums 23
Staff Strength: 18
[4 Professional & 4 Technical]
Volunteers: 110