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Association for Social and Health Advancement (ASHA)

Sector: Children
Sub Sector: Services
Tax Deduction: 50% u/s 80G of The Income Tax Act, 1961
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% Spent on Beneficiaries

75%
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Year of Establishment : 1998
Registered Address : BE-135, Sector I, Salt Lake City, Kolkata 700064, West Bengal
Presence : West Bengal
Website : www.ashaindia.in
Email : asharajat@yahoo.co.in
Telephone : +91 033 23595475
Donor Contact : Dr. Rajat Kumar Das / +91 9433016011 / asharajat@yahoo.co.in
Registered Under : The Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950
The Societies Registration Act, 1860
Auditor : D Mukhopadhyay & Co
Bankers : United Bank of India, Standard Chartered Bank
Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee: : Dr. Rajat Kumar Das - President, Dr. Sebanti Ghosh - Secretary, Mr. Uday Sankar Adhikari - Treasurer , Ms. Debjani Chatterjee - Member, Dr. Ruma Roy - Member, Mr. Dhiresh Chandra Biswas - Member, Mr. M. G. Sarkar - Member

Association for Social and Health Advancement (ASHA) works to improve the socio-economic and health status of disadvantaged communities in rural and urban areas by carrying out capacity building interventions in the socio-economic and health sectors. ASHA undertakes long-term development projects for women and children in tribal and minority dominated areas of West Bengal.

The projects ASHA has worked on according to their Annual Report 2018 are mentioned below:

  • Adolescent Empowerment: ASHA works with adolescent girls & boys who have dropped out of school and are forced into child labor. In the Murshibad & Bankura district of Kolkata the NGO runs many sensitization workshops, life-skill based educational workshops working towards improving one’s self-esteem and it also includes creative exercises. These sessions help empower adolescent girls & boys in choosing a better future.
  • Reproductive & Child Health Program: To promote safe motherhood, essential newborn care, family planning management, tract infection & HIV control & community participation ASHA has executed several health programs to improve primary health care for mothers and children from marginalized communities with the help of Government of West Bengal in the past.
  • Livelihoods Program: With an objective to enhance income through capacity-building, developing self-help groups and encouraging a small-savings concept ASHA has initiated several livelihood workshops. Under the Sabla Scheme of Department of Social Welfare in Malda district the NGO trained 2000 girls for a specific professional skill needed for employability. ASHA also established an Endogenous Tourism project which aims at a new approach to tourism helping livelihood development of local marginalized communities of the Bankura district, Kolkata.
  • Community Development: In collaboration with Praxair Pvt. Ltd. with the support of United Way, ASHA has installed 12 solar lights in the streets of Nimidhi & Niharauni, a village situated in West Bengal. The NGO is also integrating an organic & waste management way of farming through conservation and cultivating training sessions, there are also awareness campaigns on public schemes for farmers.
FY 2016 (₹) FY 2017 (₹) FY 2018 (₹)
Income
Government Sources - - -
Foreign Sources 5,314,013 1,324,783 785,755
Institutional Sources 4,194,953 3,225,096 1,096,700
General Donations ₹13,000 ₹10,000 ₹80,000
Sales/Fees - - -
Interest/Dividend 396,849 140,972 229,248
Other Income 2,840 289,664 -
Total Income (A) 9,921,655 4,990,515 2,191,703
 
Expenditure
Direct Program Activities 2,954,326 2,396,920 904,570
Program Staff Cost 3,780,798 1,229,094 1,386,607
Travel Expenses 331,469 187,348 185,168
Direct Program Expenses 6,735,124 3,626,014 2,291,178
Fund Raising Expenses 130,753 52,671 52,926
General Staff Cost 5,240 369,000 396,900
Overhead Expenses 2,454,363 677,276 396,456
Depreciation - - -
Other Expenses/Transfers 116,878 - -
Total Expenditure (B) 9,773,827 4,912,309 3,322,627
 
Surplus / Deficit (A-B) 147,828 78,206 -1,130,924
Assets
Fixed Assets 529,652 830,104 1,251,638
Current Assets 337,605 272,242 286,777
Cash And Bank 2,514,027 1,457,773 583,808
Total Current Assets 3,381,284 2,560,119 2,122,223
Investments 3,594,018 4,546,319 3,768,101
Accumulated Deficits - - -
Total Assets 6,975,301 7,106,438 5,890,324
 
Liabilities
Trust Corpus - - -
General Funds 6,953,288 7,018,169 5,887,244
Earmarked Funds - - -
Unutilized Grants - - -
Total 6,953,288 7,018,169 5,887,244
Loans - - -
Loans (From Members) - - -
Current Liabilities 22,013 88,269 3,080
Other Liabilities - - -
Total Liabilities 6,975,301 7,106,438 5,890,324
1) Upto FY14, the NGO has not provided the breakup of Local Grants/Donations received, hence the same is shown under Institutional Sources.
2) Foreign Sources mainly include grants from Action Aid Association for Children and Women Rights program.
3) Sales/Fees in FY13 include Consultancy fees received.
4) Refund of grants shown under Other Expenses/Transfers.
FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018
Beneficiary Details
Direct Beneficiaries (nos.) - - 8,784
Indirect Beneficiaries (nos.) - - 36,497
Average Cost per Direct Beneficiary (₹) - - -
Staff Details
No. of Staff - - 19
Number of Consultants - - 6
Number Of Volunteers - - 5
Total - - 30
Highest Paid Full-Time Staff (₹ p.a.) 216,000 216,000 288,000
Lowest Paid Full-Time Staff (₹ p.a.) 72,000 72,000 102,000
Services Funds Raised (₹)
Donation 5,000
Total Funds Raised 5,000
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Udayan Care Children Comprehensive Delhi 87 229,556,279 187,079,196
Vathsalya Charitable Trust Children Child Care/Balwadi/Creche Karnataka 82 11,534,617 12,747,852
Association for Social and Health Advancement (ASHA) Children Services West Bengal 75 2,191,703 3,322,627
Family Service Centre Children Adoption Maharashtra 67 8,855,533 7,095,463


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