Kottapuram Integrated Development Society (KIDS)

     Kottapuram Integrated Development Society (KIDS) is the Official Social Service Forum of the diocese. It is registered as a charitable Society, established by the Catholic Diocese of Kottapuram for the spiritual, moral, social, educational and economic welfare of the people. With the above objectives in mind, the society has established schools, Technical institutions, cultural centres etc. and has undertaken health projects and several other community development programmes in various parts of the civil districts which has brought about considerable improvement in the quality of life of the people.


KIDS Campus,
Kottapuram, Kodungallur,
Trissur Dt., Pin: 680 667
Phone: 0480 – 2803165, 2807638
Fax: 0091-480-2807637

Governing Body

President             : Rt. Rev. Dr. Joseph Karikkassery
Vice - President  : Rt. Rev. Msgr. Sebastian Jacobi
Secretary             : Very Rev. Dr. Nixon Kattassery
Joint Secretary   : Rev.Fr. Paul Thomas Kalathil                                                                                                                      : Rev. Fr. Augustine Nimesh Kattassery

Major Sectors

Human Resource Development Department

Self Help Groups (SHG) for Women’s Mobilization and Organization
Mahila Mandals as apex bodies of SHGs
Kerala Labour Movement (KLM)
Kettida Nirmana Pravarthaka Swasraya Sangham (KNPSS)
Kumari Sanghams

Micro finance and Micro Enterprises Development Department

Rice Powder Unit
Powdered spices units
Dairy farming
Rabbit Rearing
Paper Work Units
Duck Rearing
Garment units

Community Health Department

Health and Nutrition
Medical Camps
Community Health Insurance
Eye Detection Camps
Cleaning Campaigns
Promotion of Personal Health and Hygiene

Disaster Management Department

Community Based Disaster Preparedness (CBDP)
Protection of Women and Children (Suraksha)

Children and Educational Development Department

Poomottukal (Children’s SHGs)
SMART KIDS Scholarship Programs
Sponsorship Programs
Communicative English Courses

Sustainable Agriculture Department

Organic Farming
Household Vegetable gardens
Vermi Compost

Natural Fibre Craft Department

Screwpine Craft
Water Hyacinth Craft
Coconut shell craft

Natural Resource Management Department

Back Washing
Rain Water Harvesting
Phyto Remediation
Solar Distillation

Fishermen Development Department

Cage Fish Culture
Solar Dry Fish Tents
Ornamental Fish Culture
Value Added Fish Culture
Edible Oyster and Green Mussels Culture

Tribal Development Department

Bamboo Craft, Apiculture
Water & Sanitation Programs

Physically Challenged Sector

SHGs for physically challenged