Kudumbam is an organisation working for sustainable rural development. Kudumbam’s main focus is to uplift small and marginal farmers and landless agricultural labours and to empower widows, single women and orphan children.
The organisation’s mission is facilitating vulnerable communities cordial approach with nature trough the building of a multi-stakeholder partnership for the preservation and the regeneration of native flora and fauna, to ensure a sustainable livelihood.
Kudumbam is founded by Dr. Nammalvar and Mr. Oswald Quintal. The organisations main office is located in Tiruchirapalli (Trichy) with 16 employees. There is also two smaller offices by the coast in Nagapattiman district in Tamil Nadu.
At Kolunji Ecological Farm and Training Centre there is also a number of empolyees working with ecological farming and different social projects. A children’s home called Morning Star started in 1996. At Morning Star Children’s Home children from the local villages can retain an understanding about nature and get support to finish their education in a safe environment.