Welcome to SAF ( Society for Assistance to Fisherwomen ) Kerala ---State level two-day workshop was organized on 25th and 26th June 2024 at Thiruvananthapuram sahakaranabhavan---Inviting Expression of Interest for SAF Audit 2023-24.Last date : 29/06/2024----SAF Executive Director Dr. Asha Augustine inaugurated the online course on Digital Media Marketing and Advertising Design for 25 educated young women selected from the fishermen families and distributed tablets to the trainees.-----Inviting application to the 3 months online course on 'Digital Media Marketing and Advertising Design' for the educated women of fishermen community. The last date for submitting applications is 30/12/2023-----SAF participated in 42nd INDIA INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR (IITF) from 14th November to 27th November held at Pragati Maidan,New Delhi. ---SAF PARTICIPATED IN KERALEEYAM 2023 AT THIRUVANANTHAPURAM FROM 1st to 7th NOV 2023----SAF participated in various Onam Melas held in Kollam, Alappuzha, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kozhikode and Kasargod districts in Kerala ----The chairman of 'Telangana state fishermen cooperative societies Federation Ltd, Hyderabad' Mr. Pittala Ravinder visited SAF Headquarters ----- Invites Application for the setting up of Micro Enterprises 2023-24-Last date extended to 08/09/2023 ----- Inviting Application for the DEVELOPMENT OF MICRO ENTERPRISES (DME) & FORMATION OF JOINT LIABILITY GROUPS (JLG) under SAF----SAF secured the prize for best food court in the 'Ente Keralam Exhibition' conducted as part of 2nd anniversary of this government held from 20th to 27th May 2023 at kanakakunn,Trivandrum-----SAF bagged the Special prize for Food Court in the 'Ente Keralam Exhibition' conducted as part of 2nd anniversary of this government held from 1st to 8th April 2023 at Ernakulam District---.....SAF Participating in 41st-INDIA INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR (IITF) Conducted on Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from 14 November to 27 November 2022....... Honourable Fisheries Minister Shri. V Abdurahman Inaugurated State level Anti Drug awareness Programme - Sumukthi on 16th October 2022 at Unniyal , Malappuram..... SAF Executive Director Dr.Asha Augustine chaired federation meeting of Textiles and Garments, Fish and Fish processing, Food and Food processing, Supermarkets and provision stores and services categories ......Conducted AMT and MT programmes for SAF beneficiaries for the year 2022-23....

Society for Assistance to Fisherwomen (SAF)

Society for Assistance to Fisherwomen (SAF) is an agency created under the Department of Fisheries, Government of Kerala for the overall development of fisherwomen in the state. The agency aims at the upliftment of socio- economic status of fisherwomen thereby pave way for the local level development. In order to graduate the fisherwomen into the mainstream, SAF has initiated and developed the entrepreneurial competency among fisherwomen and established a number of microenterprises to tap the local resources. The goal was achieved by creating small activity-based groups of fisherwomen and extended financial, technological and managerial support to set up micro enterprises. Since 2010, SAF has been implementing Theeramythri Project which facilitates the formation, development and sustainability of microenterprises.The governing body, chaired by the Minister of Fisheries, manages the entire functions of saf.The Executive Director oversees the day-to-day operations.


SAF Programmes