PROFOMA is a unit of German Leprosy Relief Association Rehabilitation Fund established in the year 1992 as an export oriented unit to manufacture footwear and post operational support materials for the treatment of Leprosy patients under their rehabilitation program. These materials are also used for making health care footwear for Diabetic and Orthopaedic patients.
Important Products of PROFOMA:
|Micro Cellular Rubber Sheets for Insole (MCR Sheets)||Natural Rubber cushion sheet alive with millions of microscopic air bubbles for the construction of Leprosy, Diabetic, Orthopaedic Footwear and Post Operational Supports.|
|Micro Cellular Rubber Sheets for Outsole||Natural Rubber hard sheet used as bottom sole in footwear construction.|
|Neolite and Intersole Sheets||Used as bottom sole in light weight footwear construction.|
|Pre Cut MCR Insoles and Outsoles||Readymade insoles and bottom soles|
|MCR Slippers||For domestic use of Leprosy, diabetic and orthopaedic patients.|
|Floor Mop||Floor cleaning|
PROFOMA has an installed capacity to produce 10000 MCR sheets and 3000 pair’s footwear per annum.
Products are exported to leprosy projects situated in countries like Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Sudan, Turkey, Belgium, Netherlands, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Nepal. In India, Projects supported by GLRA–India, Swiss Emmaus, LEPRA Society and other similar organizations are the major customers. Apart from this, products are also supplying to various Diabetic and Orthopedics centers across the country.
Incomes generated through its activities are utilised for:
• To extent educational assistance to leprosy patients and their dependents through William Gershon Memorial Children’s Education Scheme of GLRARF.
• To extent financial support to the leprosy relief activities of German Leprosy & TB Relief Association – India.
PROFOMA (A Unit of GLRARF)
I D Area, Kanjikode (W),
Palakkad – 678 623
Kerala – India
Telephone : 0491 – 2566067 / 2567765