Agewell Foundation
SECTOR: Elderly
SUB SECTOR: Advocacy
UN Sustainable Development Goal:
Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 22 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location: Pan India
Location(s): Work in progress.
Issues Addressed:
Ensure respectful and comfortable life for the elderly; Provide Institutional care to elderly and advocate for their needs & rights; Catalyst for bridging the gap between generations
Supported by:
OILES India Pvt. Ltd.; Mercer Consulting; Squalor to Scholar, USA; Oracle; Oil and Natural Gas Corporation; GAIL India Ltd.; Ferolite Jointings Ltd.; Canara Bank
Key Trustees:
Himanshu Rath; Narendra Singh Negi
Recognition: Empaneled with National CSR Hub organized by TISS since 2014; Special Consultative Status with ECOSOC, United Nations since 2011
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 73.2% Highest: 98.4% Lowest: 40.0%
Average: Rs5 cr Highest: Rs80 cr Lowest: Rs2 lac
How much to donate
  • ₹500 for adult diapers & bed pan for bedridden person.
  • ₹700 for walkers to help two elderly to walk independently.
  • ₹1,250/month for food rations for a destitute elderly.
  • ₹2,500/month for adult diapers for destitute bedridden elderly person.
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Warmth and Dignity to the Elderly
  • Agewell Foundation aims to bring dignity and comfort to the elderly destitute and tackle issues faced by them like interpersonal relationships, lack of institutional care, health concerns, indifference of youth, and financial insecurity. It endeavors to bring about a change in society's perceptions of elderly and create an infrastructure to empower them.
  • Programs: They distribute healthcare equipment, food packets, and also warm clothes during winter. They run an Employment Exchange program, Digital Literacy program, Research and Advocacy Center, and a Family Membership Scheme through which they support the elderly who live alone.
  • The Foundation reaches out to around 25,000 elderly on a daily basis with the help of its Helpline, trained counselors, and volunteers. They have set up a two-tier network of over 7,500 primary and 80,000 secondary volunteers spread over 718 districts in India.
  • Outcome: So far, over 5 million elderly have been helped, 35,000+ assisted with jobs, and 16,440 made digitally literate. Outreach in FY19 - Share the warmth: 0.15 million woolens distributed; Health equipment: 4,200 walkers, 3,100 wheelchairs, and 150,500+ adult diapers; Food ration: 2,850 packets distributed.
2 cr
2 cr
Source : Audit Report 2019