Sri Kurumba Self Help Groups ( Sri Kurumba SHG)

The Sri Kurumba Self Help Group is one of the largest welfare program initiated by KSS in all its local branches. Its named after Sri Kurumba devi of Kodungallor, - the most devoted Goddess ( kuladevi ) of the kudumbi community. Started in 2008, their are more than 400 Registered Sri Kurumba SHGs working under the KSS branches in assoiciation with various Nationalised Banks / Service Co-operative Banks. Sri Kurumba units have contributed to a new organisational boost especially among the women fraternity and local KSS Shakas.


Objectives

  • Poverty allivation and Economic growth of low / middle income families
  • Encourage family savings, function as a gramin Bank.
  • Conduct weekly meeting to discuss social and organisational issues
  • Initiate Small scale entrepreunership ventures
  • Utilize the income generated from small scale ventures for welfare of the members.
  • Coordinate public health , environmental awarness programs
  • Coordinate the benifits of social Welfare schemes run by various local authorities,Backward Class welfare Co-operation for the welfare of members
  • Particiapate and cooperate with KSS Shaka Activites.
  • Nurture family values, social values among the members

SHG Unit Registration and Membership

A group of 10 to 20 members of local KSS Shaka can form a unit of Sri Kurumba SHG with the statutory recomendations of KSS Branch / Shaka. After the unit formation , it must be registered with the KSS State office. After the registration the unit can avail the Micro credit service of any nearest Nationlised Bank / Service Co-operative Bank. All the Bylaws of SKSHG and its amendments are controlled by the KSS State executive. All Sri-Kurumba Units work under the State co-oordinator and Taluk Coordinators. They organise workshops, co-ordinating with Banking services, Audit, Fund raising, Loans and Advances, monitoring the progess, , conducting leadership camps etc for these units.

Sri Kurumba Taluk Coordination Committee