Azad India Foundation
Estd: 2001
Used for Beneficiaries: 90%
Address : Azad Manzil, Line Mohalla, Kishanganj 855107. Bihar
Email :
Web-site :
Telephone : +91 06456 222483
Donor Contact : Ms. Yuman Hussain / +91 9470453826 /
Financial Score
Rs, Y/E March 31
Income & Expenditure Statement201320142015
Income From
Government Sources000
Institutional Sources6,363,97211,502,81613,778,672
Foreign Sources1,646,6172,205,4893,386,785
Other Income013,4950
Total Income (A)9,625,80115,591,90919,191,477
Expenses For
Direct Programme Activities3,237,4365,286,7775,205,795
Programme Staff Cost5,781,9358,970,49411,461,656
Travel Expenses16,966140,905228,008
Direct Programme Expenses9,036,33714,398,17616,895,459
Fund Raising Expenses000
General Staff Cost348,000596,201778,289
Overhead Expenses232,862591,9641,044,144
Other Expenses/Transfer000
Total Expenditure (B)9,617,19915,586,34218,717,891
Surplus / (Deficit) (A-B)8,6035,568473,585
Balance Sheet201320142015
Fixed Assets2,972,1643,543,2182,823,927
Current Assets (excl. Cash)219,76140,28776,947
Cash/Bank 1,394,1725,648,0454,710,651
Accumulated Deficits000
Total Assets5,065,3549,631,6857,861,525
Corpus / Share Capital2,972,1643,543,2182,823,927
General Funds596,996602,5641,076,149
Earmarked Funds1,478,4445,467,5533,724,040
Current Liabilities17,75018,350237,409
Total Liabilities5,065,3549,631,6857,861,525
Other Details201320142015
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 Staff127192175
Highest Salary (Rs p.a.)234,000240,000252,000
Lowest Salary (Rs p.a.)36,00014,40018,000
Regd. under : The Societies Registration Act, 1860
Auditor : Jha & Associates
Bankers : United bank of India

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

Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee:
Ms. Sayeeda Banu, Chairperson Ms. Yuman Hussain, Executive Director
Mr. Farahatullah, Treasurer Dr. Govardhan Singh Rathore, Director
Mr. Iskander Lalljee, Director Mr. Alak Raju, Director
Ms. Rupali Bhushan, Director

Source : Audit Report 2015

Financial Note : 1) In FY15, Institutional Income also includes Rs1.1mn of Unspent grant brought forward from previous year. 2) In FY15, Capital Expenditure of Rs362,087 arising from Grants & Funds has been adjusted against Institutional Income.

NGO Profile :
Azad India Foundation (AIF) is an organisation that works for the empowerment of grassroot communities with the active participation of rural women. They implement integrated community development initiatives in the areas of literacy and education, vocational training for income generation, community health and nutrition, awareness programmes on various issues; promotion of Self-Help Groups, local culture and tradition; and preservation of local environment.

Main activities in FY15 were:

  • Project Talim: This project was supported by the JRD Tata Trust, and it provided additional broad-based education to children studying in madrasas. During the year, coverage was expanded to 50 madrasas and 38 government schools. They reached 3,188 students studying in madrasas, including those studying in government schools. 500 students enrolled in the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) completed their exams and joined formal schools.
  • Project Badte Kadam: AIF operates 25 learning centres to provide primary education to children (aged 6-14 years) living in the Thakurganj block. During the year, 477 boys and 400 girls benefitted.
  • Project Pahla Kadam: This project has been supported by Sir Dorabji Tata Trust (SDTT) to increase literacy among women. This year, this project was been implemented in 28 villages of Kochadaman block. AIF had also set up 58 literacy centres with capacity for 1,500 women.
  • Project Alima: AIF in partnership with IIMPACT, runs girl child learning centres in 35 villages, to provide primary education and eventually help them enrol in formal schools. About 1,099 girls benefitted. The project team members regularly interacted with their parents by involving them in the learning process through sharing of assessments, reports, activities, etc.
  • Adolescent Girl Literacy & Health programme: IAF started this programme in 12 villages in association with Aga Khan Foundation to empower girls through knowledge of life skills, reproductive health, and education.
  • Other programmes include project Rehenuma to help minorities avail benefits of government schemes; providing computer training to around 183 girls and tailoring classes to around 54 girls; awareness programme on TB through their project Axshya; and awareness programme on anti-trafficking.

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