GRAMIUM, a registered nonprofit organization working in Karur,Trichy and Dindigul districts of Tamilnadufor the cause of social and economic empowerment of people at grass root level since 1991 with the vision of Mahatma Gandhi -villages and community become self reliant and self sufficient and with the vision of Collective and Participatory community actions and involvement in alleviating poverty, eliminating discriminations, conserving natural resources, promoting educational standards and fight against all kinds of social evils and injustice along with the sustainable livelihood options.
GRAMIUM is implementing all its activities with the participation and planning of the people with the support of Government and other Agencies.GRAMIUM is running evening schools, life skill training and nutritional supplement to students. 4287 children have benefited under this Programme. We have Promoted 1950 Women SHGs in Karur District, providing Capacity building trainings to SHGs for Livelihood Empowerment and collaborated with various Financial Institutions for providing credit linkage to the Self Help Groups worth around 30 croes.
GRAMIUM has constructed more than 6000 house hold toilets in the rural and urban areas of KarurDistrict and imparted various skill trainings on income generating activities to the women and youths and 548 women and youths become self employed and also got employment in the nearby industries and through Watershed Development Programme, 6000 hectares of agriculture land was benefitted in Karur District.