thumb sayalkudi 001 India, Sayalkudi Villages (Ramanathapuram District)

A new joint project to promote female emancipation.

Title Promoting Sayalkudi women with technical training, socio-healthcare education and the creation of profit-making cooperatives, Tamil Nadu (India).
Place Villages of the Sayalkudi area, Ramanathapuram (Ramnad) District – Tamil Nadu, India.
Duration 2 years (2012-2014)
  • "Fondazione Giuseppe Tovini" Foundation (head of project)
  • "Fondazione SIPEC" Foundation
  • Medicus Mundi Italy
Local Partners
  • Sivagangai Multipurpose Social Service Society (SMSSS)
  • St. Joseph Hospital, Puliyal
Co-financers "Fondazione S. Zeno" Foundation
Project cost  
Project goals

The project aims at improving living conditions of disadvantaged women in the Ramnad District by promoting their participation in local development processes.

In particular, MMI supports social emancipation for women in the Sayalkudi villages by increasing opportunities for the target population. Areas of intervention are education, socio-healthcare prevention and promotion of basic assistance services in rural areas.

Beneficiaries Direct and indirect beneficiaries include 13,000 people. 
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