Theeradesa Mahila Sanghatana (TMS)

In 1983 FCDP started Theeradesa Mahila Sanghatana (TMS), a coastal women’s organization to ensure the empowerment and integral development of the fishing community. Due to this phenomenal growth in membership, activities and organizing capacity FCDP gave it an independent status registering it as a separate society in 1995 called Theeradesa Mahila Sanghatana (TMS)

• Conscientization, sensitization
• Seminar, training programmes
• Health care
• Small saving scheme
• Fixed long term savings
• Credit union
• Self employment support scheme (SESS)
• Cooperative of fish vending women