About Manappuram Foundation
Manappuram Foundation is the CSR body of Manappuram Finance Ltd., one of India’s leading gold loan NBFCs. Manappuram Finance Ltd., promoted by Shri. V.P. Nandakumar, the current MD and CEO, Its origin goes back to 1949, when it was founded in the coastal village of Valapad (Thrissur District) by his late father, Mr. V.C. Padmanabhan. The firm was involved in pawnbroking and money lending on a modest scale. Shri Nandakumar took over the reins in 1986, after his father expired.
To make meaningful interventions in society to bring about a positive change by being instrumental in imparting quality education to its children, generate livelihoods for its people, providing medical help for the sick, empower women for their betterment and thus foster a harmonious community.
Lions International is a proud partner of the Manappuram Foundation. Our partnership has been able to provide the necessary support to those who are most in need. Through this partnership, we have been able to provide sustainable housing developments in accordance.
Manappuram Swimming Academy
Manappuram Swimming Academy, located at Painoor, Valapad, is the first of its kind in the locality, built to international standards with all the modern amenities for swimming enthusiasts.
Mageet Public School
We provide exemplary educational services emphasizing on continual improvement, complying with international standards. We mould the eager young minds by inculcating core values, requisite skills and fundamental competencies to evolve into eternal learners and emerge as empowered global citizens.
Mukundapuram Public school
Mukundapuram Public school, Nadavaramba offers an opportunity for parents who recognize the necessity of 21st century learner-centric education for their children. The 14 years of rich experience and a team of eminent educationists and professionals have contributed to build a vision and guide the school to excellence.
Civil Services Academy
Civil Services work as the backbone of the administrative machinery of the country. The Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS), and Indian Foreign Service (IFS) are three of the most preferable services under this. IAS is most sought after among these services as IAS officers get the opportunity to serve in higher strategic positions in the Union Government and State Governments.
Academy Of Entrance Coaching
Manappuram Academy for Entrance Coaching is an initiative of Manappuram Foundation (a CSR body of Manappuram Finance Ltd.) The Academy offers coaching for NEET, AIIMS, JIPMER, IIT, NIT, IIIT etc. to students who are aspiring to enter into various professional courses in Medical, Engineering colleges and various other institutes of repute offering degrees in pure and applied sciences viz. IISc., IISER, NISER etc.
Manappuram Institute of Automotive Skills (MAIAM) is a part of Manappuram Foundation. We are the 1st Institution in Kerala to conduct the training in Auto body repairing. Automotive Industry is facing a critical shortage of quality entry-level technicians. MAIAM is equipped with state of the art training facilities, willing to work with the automotive industry to supply steady number of trained technicians to the industries.
Manappuram Institute of Skill Development (MAskill), the skill development center of Manappuram Foundation. MAskill is a skill coaching center equipped with the best in class infrastructure and team of experienced Skill Coaching Professionals who can help shape your career. We’ll help you develop the habits and skills to effectively deal with the challenges and emotional moments you may encounter in building a career for yourself.
The MaCampus exemplifies the fact that even the sky is not a limit to the pursuit of excellence. We believe in equipping our students with the skills to succeed as an individual and as a member of the larger society, and therefore our aim is to make them successful in life and also conscious of their duties and responsibilities towards society.
Covid - 19 Helping Hand
‘Sayujyam’ in memory of late Smt.Sarojini Padmanabhan
Manappuram Foundation decided to transform the Thirupazhanchery Laksham Veedu colony, into modernized houses, named “Sayujyam,” in memory of late Mrs. Sarojini Padmanabhan. The project included 13 new houses and 3 renovated houses, featuring contemporary designs and an area of 460 sq.ft. The stone laying ceremony, held on January 6, 2023, with Mr. K Rajan, Minister for Revenue and Housing, marked the beginning of construction. The key handing over ceremony took place on June 1, 2023, with Mr. Roshy Augustine, Minister for Water Resources, presiding, and various dignitaries attending, marking the completion of the project.
Manappuram Foundation has made a significant contribution to individuals with muscular dystrophy by donating fifty electric wheelchairs through our initiative called “Sahayathraku Snehasparshamayi.” This generous act is expected to have a profound impact on the lives of the beneficiaries, allowing them to regain mobility and reintegrate into their communities. The distribution event of fifty electric wheelchairs was held at the CIAL International Convention Centre, Cochin. The event was inaugurated by Mr. Gopinath Muthukad, a Magician, along with the presence of Mr. VP Nandakumar, Managing Trustee of Manappuram Foundation, Mr. Joseph Annam Kutty Jose, a Writer, Mr. Vishnu Unnikrishnan, a Cine Artist, and Mr. Bibin George, a Cine Artist.