Saath Charitable Trust
Estd: 1989
Used for Beneficiaries: 87%
Address : O-102, Nandanvan V, Near Prerana Tirth Dehrasar, Jodhpur, Ahmedabad 380015. Gujarat
Email :
Web-site :
Telephone : +91 79 26929827; +91 79 26926604
Donor Contact : Mr. Irbaaz Shaikh / +91 9879261242 /
Financial Score
Goal 4: Quality Education
Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
Rs, Y/E March 31
Income & Expenditure Statement201420152016
Income From
Government Sources000
Institutional Sources12,457,5356,593,2897,150,412
Foreign Sources23,593,48126,154,45821,639,678
Other Income463,837125,119114,515
Total Income (A)40,923,04936,792,69334,057,988
Expenses For
Direct Programme Activities19,857,72716,526,62914,374,778
Programme Staff Cost19,706,99517,235,46016,847,809
Travel Expenses16,22262,94092,876
Direct Programme Expenses39,580,94433,825,02931,315,463
Fund Raising Expenses000
General Staff Cost921,921929,1592,252,010
Overhead Expenses1,781,7881,246,8081,636,777
Other Expenses/Transfer028,116659,230
Total Expenditure (B)42,799,18636,349,06636,140,216
Surplus / (Deficit) (A-B)-1,876,137443,627-2,082,228
Balance Sheet201420152016
Fixed Assets2,312,2281,604,2191,434,431
Current Assets (excl. Cash)3,702,8792,231,7401,868,049
Cash/Bank 5,802,5825,072,6845,885,724
Accumulated Deficits000
Total Assets21,817,68921,774,44317,878,115
Corpus / Share Capital188,519200,670267,460
General Funds1,638,6012,082,2280
Earmarked Funds17,845,17919,100,04216,934,903
Current Liabilities196,656391,503675,752
Total Liabilities21,817,68921,774,44317,878,115
Other Details201420152016
Direct Beneficiaries (Nos)N.A.N.A.N.A.
Indirect Beneficiaries (Nos)N.A.N.A.N.A.
Cost Per Direct Beneficiary (Rs)N.A.N.A.N.A.
Number of Staff161144129
Highest Salary (Rs p.a.)540,000684,000749,988
Lowest Salary (Rs p.a.)63,55283,568103,200
Regd. under : The Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950
Auditor : H. Rustom & Co.
Bankers :
ICICI Bank Axis Bank
State Bank of India Dena Bank
IDBI Bank Kotak Mahindra Bank

Donor tax benefits : 80G 50%
Eligible for foreign donations : Yes

Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee:
Mr. Prabhat K Gosh, Trustee
Mr. Rajendra Joshi, Trustee
Mr. Sudin Choksi, Trustee
Mr. Gagan Sethi, Trustee
Ms. Gazala Paul, Trustee

Source : Audit Report 2016

Financial Note : 1) Transfers from Earmarked Funds (Rs5 lakhs in FY14 and FY15) have been included in Foreign Sources (being the largest Source of Income). 2) Foreign Sources mainly include grants from HSBC and Umeed. 3) Program Admin Expenses included under Overhead Expenses.

NGO Profile :
Saath Charitable Trust (Saath) seeks to turn slums into vibrant neighbourhoods by catering to multiple needs of the poor by providing them with one-stop centres, through which slum residents have access to basic services such as health, education, employment and microfinance.

Their programs include:

  • Education & Health: (i) Balghars - Saath runs ‘Balghars’ that provide basic education, health and nutrition support to uneducated and underprivileged children (3-6 years age group). They also assist children for enrollments in Government schools for formal education. (ii) Child Friendly Spaces (CFS) – CFS Centers are learning centers for child labourers and kids of construction workers, mostly being migrants. CFS provides children with quality informal activity-based learning, nutritious meals, and a safe and secure shelter while their parents are working. (iii) Project Sujal – The project aims to mitigate water related problems by providing safe drinking water to preschoolers by installing water purifiers in village schools. So far, 51 RO machines have been installed in over 40 schools.
  • Livelihood: (i) RWeaves - These are high quality hand-woven products, made by rural artisans. Saath aims to sustain traditional arts of Patola and Tangaliya weaving, supply artisans with honorable and sustainable livelihoods, and establish an exclusive, high-quality brand of handwoven products. (ii) Udaan – This is a continuation of Umeed, Saath’s flagship program, which has trained 32,000+ youth and placed 25,000+. Udaan provides vocational training to underprivileged and uneducated youth residing in urban slums. Currently, 14 Centers are operating across 6 cities. (iii) Others – Men and women from slums are trained in electrical work, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, etc. Project Urmila trains maids on home management in cooking, cleaning, geriatric, etc. The Livelihood Resource Centre assists youth in becoming more employable.
  • Microfinance: Project Griha Pravesh facilitates in the process of availing affordable homes to those who would be unable to buy houses from the formal market. Saath provides a range of services like counselling, for margin money management, and assistance in formalities associated with availing loans.
  • Resettlement & Restoration: Saath helps in rehabilitating and resettling slum dwellers. They operate Urban Resource Centers which provide information to underprivileged communities members on basic rights and public benefit schemes.