1.Saphalam Vanitha Kasuvandi Samskaran Samithi - Kasaragod
Saphalam Project implemented in Kasargod involves the collection and processing of cashew nut grown in the district by the local rural women, who are members if Saphalam Womens Cashew Processing Society. The society operates and manages 13 cashew processing units, which includes one Central Grading and Packing Centre at Chattanchal and twelve primary processing units, spread across 12 GramaPanchayat, which function in a hub and spoke format. The membership comprises of 78 women. The society produces 21 grades of Cashew, Cashew Pickle and Cashew Syrup.
2. Kannur Goat Farmers Producer Company Ltd - Kannur
Samagra Goat village Project is implemented in all the Panchayats of Kannur District This is a value chain project in Animal Husbandry. A Goat village unit consists of 5 members rearing 20 Goats ( 19 does and 1 buck). The members are trained in Scientific Goat rearing. The members of the Project was mobilied to form Kannur Goat Farmers Producer Company which is incorporated on 23/01/2015. This producer company belongs to 800 Goat farmers of Kannur district. The main objective of the company is to generate revenue with the sale of good breed goats and thereby providing better economic benefit to farmers. Farmers are the administrators and owners of the company. Apart from goat markets, the company is focusing income generation activities through marketing goat milk and feed supply to the farmers. One of the unique intervetion is conducting Goat melas which will reduce the exploitation by middlemen and ensure better price to goats of member farmers. The company provides trainings to goat farmers and makes them, aware about scientific feeding, scientific breeding, insurance and other related activities. The company has tiepus with KVASU, Mannuthy. The company is marketing its own biomanure - Ajashree Compost.
3. Apparel Manufacurers Mother Unit- Kozhikode
Apparel Manufacturers Mother Unit,commonly called as AMMU is formed in February 2016.It is working as Mother Unit of Seven Satellite units. Calicofashion, Calico Design, Arc Vadakara,Sree Fashion Payyoli, Mukkam Apparel Unit, Waiga Kavilumpara and Sparsm Marad are the seven satellite units. There are 93 membersworking with these units. AMMU used to makebulk purchase of materials for all the satellite units and takes orders of uniform work, Names Dress, and Night Dress which is further distributed to all sattellite units.
4.Unnathi Society of IT Enterprises - Thrissur
The Unnathi Society of IT Enterprises seeks to provide employment opportunities to women having a minimum educational qualifiaction of 10+2 or above with a diploma or certificate level exposure to computers. The first IT Services based livelihood opportunity for women group in urban areas was the Techno world Digital Technologies set up in September 1999 with presently 63 such computer data processing units and 5 hardware units staffed by 10 member women’s groups function across the state. The Unnathi Society takes up government orders for IT related work such as data entry for provident fund offices, voters list, Ration card data entry works, RSBY works, Disability Census data entry works, BPL surveys, etc in addition to low end software development, e –surveys ,website design, hosting and maintenance. As the units offer employment to more than 2500 women, Kudumbashree set up an IT consortium with the capability to execute assignments for bigger clients including various government and quasi – government institutions. The consortium has a pan Kerala presence to canvass for business development for various sources. The consortium is headquartered in Thrissur.
5. Thennala Agro Producer Company – Malappuram
Thennala Agro farmers producer Company Ltd. is incorporated as Producer Company on 09/09/2015. This company is owned by Kudumbashree farmers of Thennala Panchayat - Malappuram district. The main objective of the company involves production and sales of good quality organic rice under the brand “Thennala rice”. Initially for selling the processed rice and rice products, these JLG farmers with the guidance and support received from NABARD, formed “Garima Farmers club”. Although “Thennala rice” got good brand value and demand in market, these farmers were unable to generate sufficient revenue through sales. Due to this, they were forced to sell rice at price demanded by middlemen/suppliers. During 2015, a group of five hundred women farmers took the initiative to form a producer company at Thennala Panchayat. The main activities involve procuring organic paddy, and processing it as rice and rice products at competitive rates. The company has already made tie up with many agencies across the state for marketing rice and rice products.
6. Imashree Milk Producer Company Ltd –Idukki
Imashree Milk Producer Company ltd. got incorporated as Producer Company on 24/08/2015. This company is owned by Kudumbashree women dairy farmers of Nedumkandam Block - Idukki district. The main objective of the company is to provide good quality dairy products at competitive rates. The beneficiaries of this project are dairy farmers under Samagra Ksheerasagaram project. Initially this project started at Nedumkandom Block, and beneficiaries from seven Panchayats were organized to form Producer Company. 362 Farmers are shareholders of this producer company. The initial training programmes for the beneficiaries for the formation of producer companies were given with the support of ATMA (Agricultural Technology Management Agency). The company is involved in reducing the production cost of milk . The company has got the dealership of Kerala Feeds and supplying the cattle feed to member farmers at rates which are lower than market rates. Also the company started supplying hay to member farmers. Also the company is facilitating trainings to the member farmers in scientific cattle rearing. The company is producing value added products and bio manures at cluster level.