Manitham – If not now, When?




Covid 19 Relief by Manitham

Covid 19 Relief by Manitham
Covid 19 Relief by Manitham

Manitham Team involved in distribution of Rice, groceries,oil,buiscuts, dates and vegetables to the numadic tribal community 15 families. Their profession is performing street circus and cultural activities in different parts of Tamilnadu.

They have a settlement called Kalai nagar 15 km away from Manamadurai.

They don’t have any income during this lockdown period.

Thank you for revenue officials to help us during distribution.

The third distribution of the day is for the migrant workers from Rajasthan settled in Kattu udaikulam of Manamadurai block.

They don’t have any income during this time.

We have supplied 20kg wheat, 2litters oil, 6kg vegetables.

About Us

‘Manitham’ is a Tamil word that translates into ‘being humane’


Manitham Charitable Trust is a non-profit organization that was founded in the year 2005 by Mr. Vanarajan Swamidoss. It is a grass root organization that focuses on working with communities children and the youth to ensure their development, empowerment of adolescent girls and upbringing through its projects.


We strives for social inclusion of the socially excluded section of the community through education with the belief that, despite of being rural or urban, all children should have equal opportunities


Our mission is to provide educational support for the underprivileged children and life skill empowerment for adolescent girls to realize their full potential for better future


  • Ensuring informal quality education for rural children
  • Helping the disadvantaged children
  • Empowering the rural adolescent girl children
  • Bridging the gap in after school learning
  • Ensuring the children attaining basic competences in Maths, Tamil and English
  • Making a Child labor and Child marriage free community
 Presently Manitham operates in the deep rural regions of Tamil Nadu, India. Manitham has 15 centers, and works with around 600 children through these centers and its projects.The Manitham Centers play home to the communities, where they are engaged through workshops and sessions to learn and grow.
There are various social barriers and challenges faced by the communities of these regions that need to be highlighted. Manitham presently is focusing on campaigning and spreading more awareness for the need for change and consciousness against these social evils.
Manitham functions with a small team of individuals, and majorly implements its projects through its mentors and volunteers.

Our Current Projects

Creative Art Education

Creative Art Education

Manitham has been working among the children of marginalized communities in Kallakurichi and Theni Districts by establishing Children Resource Centres (CRC) for providing after-school-hour educational support to children of the marginalised communities and with special focus on creative art education. The main objective of the program is to enhance the creative potential of children by providing training on art, theatre, photography, folk art etc., This Children Resource centre provides a stress free environment to the children to learn art, theatre and folk art. About 250 children are benefited through this program. Training provided by the experts in Arts and Craft, folk art etc,

Awareness programs

Awareness programs

Conducting awareness events in schools and the community towards children issues, rights, care and protection





  • Acting Sub center in our district, providing all children of our district who needs care and protection
CCP – The Child Connect Project

CCP – The Child Connect Project

The Child Connect Project focuses on engaging the children of various communities, bringing them together, to their respective regional centers to focus on key personality and educational aspects….

CRC – Child Resource Centre

CRC – Child Resource Centre

crcTo serve the dual purpose of educating children in deep rural villages & to empower and protect them from exploitation, Manitham runs Child Resource Centres (CRC). We operate 15 CRCsin Sivagangai District&575 children benefit from this program. CRC runs weekly five days (Monday- Friday) & our mentors teach all subjects to our children. Subjects include Tamil, English, Maths, Science& Social science.

Up coming Projects

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img19Information centre would work in block level & will give special training for SSC (staff selection commission),RRB (Railway recruitment board), BANK EXAM,TNPSC (Tamil nadu public service commission ), TET (teacher eligibility test),POLICE EXAM, Government and government aided job oriented and Private jobs …..

Information Centre

img18Campaign program would be done at the village level, block level and district level for the purpose of awareness on children’s safety and disadvantage of sumangali scheme, child sexual abuse in the school and villages. This program would take awareness campaign to 30 schools and 10 colleges in our district in first year, including a mini marathon with the support of district sports deportment. …..

Campaign Program

Manitham Charitable Trust,
102, Anbu Nagar,
Sivagangai District, Tamil Nadu,
Pin – 630606
Mr. B S Vanarajan, Executive Director
+91 9443095245
Mr.Alvin Meledath Anothony, Communication Manager
+91 9833515321
Mr.V.R.Rajeshkumar, Program Manager
+91 7708701715
Mr.O.Raceendrakumar, HR & Finanace Manager