Bharathamatha Family Welfare Foundation

Aims to offer community-based care and support, granting access to skills and opportunities for the underprivileged to achieve dignified economic and social standing in society

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  • Headquarters

    Thiruthuraipundi, Tamil Nadu

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Bharathamatha Family Welfare Foundation, established in 1989 by Mr. Edaiyoor R.V. Manimaran, emerged from a desire to support marginalized communities Read more in Tamil Nadu. Initially known as Bharathamatha Women’s Awareness Center, the organization aimed to address the ongoing struggles faced by impoverished individuals despite receiving land through "Boomi Dhan" initiatives. Recognizing the need for sustained assistance, they embarked on a mission to empower these communities socially, economically, and culturally. Over the past 28 years, Bharathamatha Foundation has forged partnerships with 21 private and public development agencies, extending support to 92,000 households across Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam, and Thanjavur Districts. Their comprehensive efforts span various areas, including disaster relief, education, healthcare, and economic development. During catastrophic events like the 2004 Tsunami and the 2018 Gaja Cyclone, Bharathamatha played a crucial role in providing relief and rehabilitation to affected families. Additionally, amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the foundation has intensified its efforts to address the needs of vulnerable populations, distributing essential supplies and offering support to those facing economic hardships. The vision of Bharathamatha is to foster a secure, compassionate, and empowered society, with a particular focus on underprivileged children, women, and the elderly. Their mission revolves around establishing a community-based care and support system, ensuring access to resources and opportunities that enable individuals to achieve dignified livelihoods and social status. Through innovative initiatives in literacy, education, healthcare, and environmental conservation, Bharathamatha endeavors to transform Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam, and Thanjavur Districts into models of development for Tamil Nadu. With a dedicated team and a commitment to challenging societal inequalities, they strive to instill optimism and hope within communities, driving positive change and sustainable development. The aims of Bharathamatha encompass a wide range of initiatives aimed at community development and social welfare. These include organizing and coordinating rural communities for development, promoting human rights and women's rights, advocating for the welfare of women, children, and the disabled, and working towards the eradication of child labor and bonded labor. Additionally, Bharathamatha focuses on health and family welfare, providing relief during natural disasters, supporting socially disadvantaged groups, empowering youth through skill training, promoting cultural development, and fostering environmental sustainability. They also engage in activities related to road safety, voter awareness, and national integration, while collaborating with governmental and non-governmental organizations to achieve their objectives. Their efforts extend to areas such as consumer awareness, public health, and the development of handicrafts and village industries, with a commitment to complementing global initiatives and promoting communal harmony.


  • SWADHAR Shelter Home

    Under the Swadhar scheme, a Swadhar Shelter Home is operated to assist women in difficult circumstances, supported by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India. The shelter offers basic vocational training to women in need, including widows, destitute individuals, orphans, and those living with HIV. To date, the program has benefitted 150 women by providing them with essential support and training opportunities.

  • Vegetable Bank For Pregnant Women

    In response to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 lockdown, an initiative has been launched to provide nutritional support to pregnant women from Below Poverty Line (BPL) families in India. These women, predominantly daily wagers and landless farm laborers, face heightened vulnerability due to the loss of income and access to food during the pandemic. Recognizing the critical importance of proper nutrition for maternal and fetal health, the initiative aims to deliver iron-enriched, vitamin-rich vegetables, fruits, and nuts directly to the doorsteps of 200 pregnant women on a weekly basis. By ensuring access to essential nutrients, the initiative seeks to mitigate the risks of low birth weight, anemia, and other health complications associated with poor nutrition during pregnancy. The ultimate goal is to support these women in delivering healthy babies with optimal birth weight and immunity.

  • Mahalir Thittam

    The Mahalir Thittam program, led by the Tamilnadu Corporation for Women Development, aims to empower rural women through Self Help Groups (SHGs). They have established 1900 SHGs with 34,000 members across Thiruvarur District, facilitating significant savings and loans. Additionally, they provide training on entrepreneurship, record maintenance, and coordinate meetings to raise awareness on various topics. The program has enabled women to establish successful ventures and improve their income and living standards.

  • Old Age Care

    With the backing of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, an old age home is operated for seniors in need in Thirukuvalai. It offers a safe, tranquil, and homely environment, along with hygienic meals and essential medical assistance. Visitors, district officials, and VIPs have commended the services provided. Over the past year, 36 elderly individuals have benefited from the facility, which operates under the auspices of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India.

Leadership Team

  • Edaiyoor R V Manimaran

    Chief Functionary

  • Mariakkannu


  • Vasanthakumari


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  • 12A

    12 (A). C. No. 7162 (52)CIT-II/TRY/2002-03, dated 07.02.2003

  • 80G

    C. No. 7162 E (52) 2002-03/CIT-II/TRY, dated 07.02.2003

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  • Headquarters

    No. 47, South Street, Thiruthuraipundi - 614713, Thiruvarur District, Tamil Nadu, India


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