Resource Exchange Trust (RET) was established to work for the development of tribals, nomads, blind individuals and the underprivileged in Tamil Nadu.
Some of their 2012-13 activities were as follows:
Tribal Welfare: The organisation works for the active participation of the tribal community with capacity building vocational courses in computers, typing, literacy, and medical camps.
Aged Home: They run a home with nutritious food for aged tribal people in Poondi village. 5 additional individuals were admitted this year.
Health Activities: RET conducted HIV/AIDS awareness programmes, healthcare camps, and eye check-up camps for over 600 beneficiaries. They have also conducted awareness workshops on legal aid, consumer rights, child labour, and the right to information.
Environmental Activities: They distributed and planted 12,000 saplings in 6 villages.
Care and Support for the Mentally and Visually Challenged: They helped to identify 15 mentally challenged children aged between 5 and 13 years who belong to very poor families and 35 visually impaired individuals in need of care and support. Qualified teachers and caretakers strive to improve the learning process for these challenged individuals.
Income Rs6 lac
Expense Rs6 lac
Source : Audit Report 2013
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