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Samerth Charitable Trust

Sector: Environment
Sub Sector: Water Management
Tax Deduction: 50% u/s 80G of The Income Tax Act, 1961
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UN Sustainable Development Goal:
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% Spent on Beneficiaries

90%
HelpYourNGO USP: Our Research Team studies the NGO's financials to arrive at ratios, variances and the % spent on beneficiaries. This % is the proportion of direct program expenses to total expenditure for the latest financial year, indicating the total direct spend on beneficiaries.

Year of Establishment : 1992
Registered Address : Q-402, Shrinand Nagar, Part - 2, Vejalpur, Ahmedabad 380051, Gujarat
Website : www.samerth.org
Email : samerthtrust1992@gmail.com
Telephone : +91 79 26829004
Donor Contact : Iqbal Baig / +91 9825465731 / samerthtrust1992@gmail.com
Registered Under : The Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950
The Societies Registration Act, 1860
Auditor : M/s. H. Rustom & Co.
Bankers : State Bank, Axis Bank, Bank of India
Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee: : Ms. Gazala Paul - Managing Trustee, Dr. Bhushan Punani - Trustee, Dr. Darshini Mahadevia - Chairperson, Mr. Tejaram Desai - Trustee, Mr. Parvinsinh Jadeja - Trustee, Ms. Chitra Balkrishnan - Trustee

Some of their key programs are:

  • Kutch Program: Samerth facilitated construction of 50 water harvesting structures in the form of village ponds and 33 dug wells, 6 cattle trough and distributed 60 tree guards which provided drinking water to 6,052 households holding a population of 33,000+ people and more than 31,000 cattle population in 20 villages. To create awareness and services for hygiene and sanitation in the arid region of Kutch, they constructed 8 new and renovated 12 sanitation units in Rapar block which benefitted 5,815 children. During the year, with the help of MGNREGA funds Samerth reduced migration rate by 40%.
  • Chattisgarh Program: The NGO works here in three major areas; Education for Children, Water Security, and Implementation of Forest Rights. During the year, 3500 ‘out of school’ children were re-enrolled in schools through appropriate learning. Samerth is currently working in 18 villages of Mungeli district to address livelihood issues through National Resource Management, mobilization of related government programs and policies, promoting social security and gender awareness.
  •  Ahmedabad Urban Program: Samerth runs 5 Early Childhood Education Centers through which it has managed to reach out to 4312 children out of which 2835 were enrolled in regular schools. These centers provide space for children of poor communities to access early learning and engage in stimulation and early milestone development processes. 325 Anganwadi workers have been trained till date and has also reached out to 1681 adolescent girls for skills and leadership training.
FY 2019 (₹) FY 2020 (₹) FY 2021 (₹)
Income
Government Sources 1,859,000 574,882 992,143
Foreign Sources 32,634,492 39,289,583 50,852,791
Institutional Sources 15,681,716 20,982,266 42,614,562
General Donations ₹209,335 ₹461,364 ₹239,325
Sales/Fees 602,256 1,395,958 372,866
Interest/Dividend 965,372 3,050,067 2,031,015
Other Income 139,778 1,240 -
Total Income (A) 52,091,949 65,755,360 97,102,702
 
Expenditure
Direct Program Activities 45,175,985 34,975,082 50,562,013
Program Staff Cost - 18,773,813 34,306,184
Travel Expenses - 145,721 8,555
Direct Program Expenses 45,175,985 53,748,895 84,868,197
Fund Raising Expenses - - 59,300
General Staff Cost 930,000 1,306,500 1,907,364
Overhead Expenses 4,537,906 7,263,597 6,445,527
Depreciation 535,226 430,437 591,194
Other Expenses/Transfers - - -
Total Expenditure (B) 51,179,117 62,895,150 93,880,137
 
Surplus / Deficit (A-B) 912,832 2,860,210 3,222,565
Assets
Fixed Assets 2,313,307 2,279,779 2,662,562
Current Assets 1,131,768 9,125,839 1,849,230
Cash And Bank 1,543,971 1,551,690 2,287,632
Total Current Assets 4,989,046 12,957,308 6,799,424
Investments 28,878,158 37,020,300 59,212,021
Accumulated Deficits - - -
Total Assets 33,867,204 49,977,608 66,011,445
 
Liabilities
Trust Corpus 3,043,670 3,210,404 4,189,074
General Funds 10,044,257 12,737,733 14,981,632
Earmarked Funds - - -
Unutilized Grants 20,779,277 34,029,471 46,840,739
Total 33,867,204 49,977,608 66,011,445
Loans - - -
Loans (From Members) - - -
Current Liabilities - - -
Other Liabilities - - -
Total Liabilities 33,867,204 49,977,608 66,011,445
1) Donations from UNICEF included in Foreign Sources.
2) Other Income includes Transfer from Trust Funds of Rs32 lakhs in FY14 and Rs4 lakhs in FY13. If these transfers had not been made, the NGO would have reported a deficit of Rs2 lakhs in FY14 and Rs4 lakhs in FY13.
3) Program Admin Cost, Account & Management Cost included in Overhead Expenses.
4) In FY13, we have shown the net Accumulated Deficit after adjusting the reserves.
5) In FY14, the NGO has transferred funds from Earmarked funds to adjust accumulated deficits.
FY 2019 FY 2020 FY 2021
Beneficiary Details
Direct Beneficiaries (nos.) - - -
Indirect Beneficiaries (nos.) - - -
Average Cost per Direct Beneficiary (₹) 941 941 941
Staff Details
No. of Staff - - -
Number of Consultants - - -
Number Of Volunteers - - -
Total - - -
Highest Paid Full-Time Staff (₹ p.a.) - - -
Lowest Paid Full-Time Staff (₹ p.a.) - - -
NGO Name Sector Sub Sector Location % Spent on Beneficiaries Income (₹) Expense (₹)
Centre for Environment Education (CEE) Environment Awareness & Education Gujarat 92 363,768,820 351,061,181
Sankalpa Rural Development Society (SRDS) Environment Water Management Karnataka 91 6,464,840 6,160,565
Samerth Charitable Trust Environment Water Management Gujarat 90 97,102,702 93,880,137
Vanashakti Environment Advocacy Maharashtra 90 8,223,961 7,502,218
Samerth Charitable Trust Environment Water Management Gujarat 90 97,102,702 93,880,137
Vanashakti Environment Advocacy Maharashtra 90 8,223,961 7,502,218
Samerth Charitable Trust Environment Water Management Gujarat 90 97,102,702 93,880,137
Vanashakti Environment Advocacy Maharashtra 90 8,223,961 7,502,218
Siruthuli Environment Water Management Tamil Nadu 74 11,466,962 9,588,207


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