Our Vision

ANNAI THERESA RURAL DEVELOPMENT TRUST envisions an "equitable, humanitarian, democratic, economic and social well being" as visualised by Mahatma Gandhi, The Father of Our Nation.

About Us

ANNAI THERESA RURAL DEVELOPMENT TRUST was started in 1996 and was registered as Trust under Indian Trust Act in Madurai district to serve the under-served population by few dedicated and graduate youth.

Our mission

Contributing towards the promotion of the scavengers and rural people through education, appropriate training, research, and medical services for the better development, unity and cooperation among the people and to empower and develop the capacity of the scavenger and rural families particularly the women and children through the process of enabling them to manage the changes they seek in their own lives.rhoncus laoreet turpis,

Awards & Honours

  • Housekeeping and Maintenance of Subway
    cleaning and protection
  • Housekeeping and Maintenance of
    Swimming Pool (toilet and garden)
  • Trainer for Madurai Corporation
    employees on solid waste management

Studies Undertaken

  • Rat Meat Eating Habit among abject poor
  • Aruthathiar inherit scavenging work
  • Insufficient SC reservation in PRI


  • Creche and Pre-school Education centres for migrated arunthathiar people at district level
  • Enhancing schooling enrollment among arunthathiar people
  • Life skill education to arunthathiar adults and children