Triangular convergence to provide livelihood opportunities for differently abled children in Ernakulam district Updated On 2019-07-17
Three major portfolios of Kudumbashree Ernakulam District Mission viz.,Social Development, DDU-GKY and Micro Enterprises has been combined together to provide livelihood opportunity to children in Buds Rehablilitation Centre, Kumbalam in Ernakulam district. Students of Buds Rehabilitation Centre, Kumbalam has been provided with professional support by Kudumbashree Ernakulam District Mission to manufacture books and pens. The books and pens manufactured by the students would therefore be purchased by 23 DDU-GKY Project Implementing Agencies in Ernakulam district. A notebook is sold for Rs 25 and a pen would be sold for Rs 8. It is estimated that around Rs 2 lakhs would be the annual turnover for the school from selling these products to DDU-GKY Project Implementing Agencies. Kudumbashree Ernakulam District mission will also buy books and pens for all the trainings organized by Kudumbashree Ernakulam District Mission. Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, Panangad, Ernakulam also have agreed to purchase the products. Kudumbashree Ernakulam District Mission is focusing on providing livelihood opportunities for maximum number of differently abled children this year.