Mission and Vision
An integrated, developed coastal area with gender justice, equality and economic self sufficiency.
Who we are
Cheruresmi means “Ray of Light” was started by the missionary sisters of Immaculate Heart of Mary known as ICM sisters. CRC was registered by late Sr. Rose P. V in on 18 March 1987 under Travancore Cochin Charitable societies Act. It is women’s organization founded and managed by women members with the aim of all around development of fishing community, especially women and children for their education and empowerment through their organized strength. This is society works with active participation and membership of women leaders of the locality.
What we do
We respond to the emerging needs of the fishing community by penetrating in to the lives of community and sharing their problems . Though the women plays a key role in the economy of the fishing community, there is a strong patriarchal attitude, which keeps the women victims of violence. Alcoholism, unemployment, domestic violence and child abuse suicide tendencies anti social activities etc are some of the social problems prevalent among the coastal areas. Alcohol-
We believe in creating awareness among the people to stand together to get their legitimate rights in through peaceful means by people’s organization and strength. We work for the formation of various groups such as women, the widows, the elderly, the youth, children etc. Our means are through campaigns, advocacy and people movements to net working and to rally together to achieve their goals.