Agewell Foundation
SECTOR: Elderly
SUB SECTOR: Advocacy
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 20 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:
Squalor to Scholar, USA; Oracle Mercer Consulting; Oil and Natural Gas Corporation; Artemis Medicare Services Charities Aid Foundation; Ferolite Jointings Ltd. ; GAIL India Ltd.
Key Trustees:
Himanshu Rath; Narendra Singh Negi
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
  • Rs500 for adult diapers & bed pan for bedridden person.
  • Rs700 for walkers to help two elderly to walk independently.
  • Rs1,250/month for food rations for a destitute elderly.
  • Rs2,500/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 like interpersonal relationships, lack of institutional care, health concerns, indifference of youth and financial security. 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 640 districts in India.
  • Outcome: So far, over 5 million elderly have been helped and 30,000+ assisted with jobs. Outreach in FY18 - Helpline: 24,948 beneficiaries; Share the warmth: 0.12 million woolens distributed; Health equipment: 3,100 walkers, 2,950 wheelchairs, 68,000+ adult diapers, and 650 walking sticks distributed; Food ration: 1,450 packets distributed.
2 cr
2 cr
Source : Audit Report 2018